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My Face Has Dark Spots
Hi! Four months ago i waxed all my face,and the result is big dark spots on my cheeks.I use sunprotect 50.Used acnelyse-not working!Please HELP!
Many options: There are many options including using topical creams such as bleaching creams (hydroquinone, kojic acid, elure), microdermabrasion, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, chemical peels, lasers (noninvasive lasers such as ktp laser work the best with least side-effects, ruby, alexandrite, nd:yag lasers), invasive lasers (co2, erbium, fractional co2, fraxel), ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fade cream!: You don't mention what the spots are from. For simple freckles (more likely in a 25 year old male) all the way to age spots in the elderly, try porcelana or ambi. Both contain the active ingredient 2% hydroquinone. Double strength is available by prescription. Give it 4 weeks, using according to the label diretions. ...Read more
Avoid sun: I would need to know your complexion type. If fair skinned the most important thing is a good sunscreen with zinc and/ or titanium. Topical hydroquinone, retinol, retin a. These may take months to work. Lasers and chemical peels are very good at removing the dark spots and refreshing your skin tone. Price varies. To keep from damaging your complexion any further, sunscreen!, hat with spf. ...Read more
Lumpy Spots: What you are describing sounds like acne vulgaris. Serious acne vulgaris is typically defined by the presence of nodules or cysts. Nodules are subcutaneous, are much larger, can be quite painful, and can sometimes last for months. They are characterized as large, hard bumps under the skin's surface, and scarring is common. If left untreated, nodules can sometimes leave an impaction behind. ...Read more
Acne Scar,: Try the De pigmentation agent . Should consult Dermatologist. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more
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