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Remedies For Skin Color Changes
Normal.: In most cases, it means she's normal. During pregnancy a hormone called melanocyte stimulating hormone (msh) is produced in increased levels, which will often cause the skin to darken. (in some women, only moles darken.) after you deliver the baby, msh levels go back to normal, and over time your skin color will usually go back to normal as well. ...Read more
Normal variant: Some people tan very quickly; others never tan at all; and most of us are somewhere in between. It's a normal variation among individuals. The fact that you tan so fast is a good thing, in that your body is reacting more quickly than normal in an effort to protect your skin from sun damage, thereby reducing your risk of skin cancer, among other things. But you should still apply a sunscreen daily. ...Read more
Am an indian with brown skin i would like to improve my skin color what are the different modalities of treatment for improving skin color?
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is considered to probably be the most effective skin bleaching cream in existence today. It’s used by many to treat and fade liver spots, melasma, freckles, acne scars and other forms of skin discoloration. Some use it to lighten an entire area, such as the face. Because it’s so powerful and produces results fast, it’s important to follow directions closely. ...Read more
Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! are they 'oil bumps?'
I have painful adult acne, losing hair, darking of skin color and gaining weight gradually.Please suggest some remedy & which kinda doctor do I consult?
Acne/weight loss: Endocrinologist would be advised.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uneven Skin Tone: There are different causes for uneven skin tone, both internal and environmental. Treatments also vary widely, depending on the cause, severity and location of the patchy discoloration (although most cases of uneven skin tone happen in the face). See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
i am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou,
Sun: Might you be getting darker due to sun exposure? That said, i'm not understanding what is wrong with dark skin. Personally, i think dark skin is beautiful. It's just our cultures that put a value on white skin as "better, " because it historically comes with privilege, which is not pretty at all. ...Read more
Uneven/tone/postlase: Best to see your treating doc or seek in person derma opinion. Might be permanent, sorry. ...Read more
Any home treatment for skin colored bumps in penis head? I can see it clearly if it erected. If erected head color comes red.
7" skin colored item passed from rectum after treatment of constipation. Solid, does not break up like stool. Able to lift out of toilet. Concern?
Is there a treatment for the tiny pumps on my skin? I had these tiny skin-colored bumps on the top of my right hand about a year and a half ago. I went to a dermatologist and he said that it is lichen spinulosus.
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I have uneven skin tone on my face and around my neck area, pigmentation, dark spots, acne and pimples. Will Cosmelan treatment help here?
Many issues: You MUST stop your masturbation and see if this is helpful. If not, please see your primary doctor. PS: I am a bit jealous - I left Sydney in 1974 for a two year program in the USA. Could not get a passport to get back to Sydney. A trip to Sydney last year was fine and fun. ...Read more
Not permanently: If you're talking about lightening creams, their effects are temporary. ...Read more
Skin bleaching: Your skin color is determined by your genetic family background, and by how much sun you are exposed to. Some people have naturally dark skin, while others have lighter skin, and this fact is based alot on what part of the world your ancestors came from. If you want lighter skin, you must not get any sun at all, and you can buy bleaching creams to try to make the skijn lighter. ...Read more
Hi, I am having naturally black skin, can I use benoquin (monobenzone) lightly to change skin color?
Yes: But that will be an enormous project for little or no satisfaction. Use your time & energy for something that will actually benefit you or someone else. ...Read more