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If you had light skin but now look darker due to age (freckles and spots), can lasers get rid of the darker spots and make skin lighter?

If you had light skin but now look darker due to age (freckles and spots), can lasers get rid of the darker spots and make skin lighter?

Yes: Lasers can lighten or remove darker skin pigmentation from aging. There are different types of lasers or ipls that can be used. It amy require more than one treatment such as photrejuvenation. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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How to quickly remove dark spots on skin caused by pimples? All the pimples are gone away but cause dark spots on my skin. What am I suppose do?

How to quickly remove dark spots on skin caused by pimples? All the pimples are gone away but cause dark spots on my skin. What am I suppose do?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various skin conditions like acne. Treatment is with prescription bleaching cream containing hydroquinone. ...Read more

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I have lots of pimples, my skin is burned by sun. There is lots of dark spots in my skins and cavities. How I can remove all as son as possible. Thnx?

Get treated now, man: Nowadays all acne is manageable and it's unfortunate that you've been through years with the disease and gotten scars. Topical benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid, and/or Clindamycin are for starters, and you are likely to need an antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 2x/day; if you're not clear soon, consider Accutane for your severe disease. Dermatologist can hide scars when you are cleared up. ...Read more

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Can I use retin a (tretinoin) on my skin to remove dark spots, and if I can which type I use?

Can I use retin a (tretinoin) on my skin to remove dark spots, and if I can which type I use?

Spots off: In combination with a skin lightener such as Hydroquinone you can gradually lighten using tretinoin (Retin A) all over face, and spot treat spots, to just lighten spots or treat all over. Avoid additional sun exposure. Adding Intense Pulse Light Treatments to the above regimen will greatly accelerate your results. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more

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Please I have a dark spot on my skin as a result of chronic eczema how do I remove it?

Please I have a dark spot on my skin as a result of chronic eczema how do I remove it?

See answer: You can read about skin lightening products here> http://wb. Md/1PAfzLl Additional information and precautions here> http://bit. Ly/1S8Du5c ...Read more

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My 6month old baby have dark spot on my skin caused insect bites what should I do or what is the best treatment to remove dark spot tnx?

My 6month old baby have dark spot on my skin caused insect bites what should I do or what is the best treatment to remove dark spot tnx?

Dark spots: This is a reaction to the insect bite it takes 5 weeks for skin to regenerate its normal color use lotion to sooth skin avoidance of bites is the best tx. ...Read more

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There is dark spot on my fore head. It happened 4years ago just from a pimple. Now spotted skin got extra rough skin. How can remove it? Any cream?

There is dark spot on my fore head. It happened 4years ago just from a pimple. Now spotted skin got extra rough skin. How can remove it? Any cream?

Dark spot: You may treat it with bleaching agents such as kojic acid, retin-a/hydroquinone but I highly recommend seeing your PCP or Dermatologist before self treating your skin lesion. ...Read more

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I saw a small dark spot on my penis, when I touched it, the skin got removed and a sore appeared. No burning or pain. I had a similar thing 2 y ago.

I saw a small dark spot on my penis, when I touched it, the skin got removed and a sore appeared. No burning or pain. I had a similar thing 2 y ago.

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it's hard to offer right Dx & Rx. But based on your age, what described, and the commonality of penile lesion, this dark spot may represent the appearance of sebaceous gland-related blackhead, which poses no clinical significance as long as no obvious infection incurs. So, seek evaluation at the peak of such occurrence for confirmation & counseling. ...Read more

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What can be used to fade dark spots on black skin?

Lasers, creams: There are lasers that can safely reduce hyper pigmentation. There are prescription skin lightening agents that can also be of benefit. Chemical peels specially formulated for dark spots also are helpful. ...Read more

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What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

Topical lighteners: That contain Hydroquinone work well, or agents with licorice or jessner's solution. If OTC products don't clear your dark spots, consider seeing dermatologist for prescription strength lighteners or possibly laser treaments ...Read more

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Dark spots are appearing under skin. Should I be worried?

Dark spots are appearing under skin. Should I be worried?

There are many: Possibilities. I recommend you see a board certified dermatologist for correct diagnosis, possible biopsy and treatment options. Hope that helps ...Read more

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What do I need to know about treating dark spots on the skin?

What do I need to know about treating dark spots on the skin?

First you need to: Determine the cause of dark spots which can range from fungal infection to systemic disease, but can include post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. See a board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. If diagnosis not clear, consider biopsy ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my body want to know why it ia n what I do for neat my body skin?

I have dark spots on my body want to know why it ia n what I do for neat my body skin?

Hyperpigmentation: After a cut or sore heals, the pigment in the skin responds by darkening. Darker skin individuals are more prone to this very common problem. You see this more on acne prone skin and sun exposed skin. A dermatologist can help by prescribing a cream to lighten the skin. Also use sunscreen. ...Read more

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I have a few dark spots on my skin and I was wondering if mircodermabrasion would work?

I have a few dark spots on my skin and I was wondering if mircodermabrasion would work?

Probably.: Microdermabrasion will often lighten up dark spots, depending on where they are on your skin, and what caused them. But I would strongly suggest that you find a dermatologist with an mda machine, and not go to some spa, where the person doing the mda has no idea what caused your dark spots, and may be treating you when you should not be treated. ...Read more

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My skin has dark spots everytime a mosquito bit recovers even though I did not scratch may I know what remedies are there to make it disappear?

My skin has dark spots everytime a mosquito bit recovers even though I did not scratch may I know what remedies are there to make it disappear?

Hyperpigmentation: The dark marks are likely Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation. This will likely improve over time (all scarring will lighten with time). There are treatments that can improve the appearance, including creams like hydroquinone, steroid creams and laser treatments like laser genesis. See a dermatologist or cosmetic physician to learn more about treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause weird round dark spots on skin?

What can cause weird round dark spots on skin?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat dark spots on skin?

Depends on what: They are. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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What's the best way to lighten dark spots on skin?

Skin: Hydroquinone is still the main treatment but you should see your dermatologist to get the best therapy. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for people with oily skin and dark spots?

What do you recommend for people with oily skin and dark spots?

Proactive: Proactiv is great for oily skin and they have a line for pigmentation that uses hydroquinone 2%. This is probably the best otc preparation for your concerns. If your skin can't tolerate it or if it's not strong enough, it's time to see your dermatologist for something more effective than otc preparations. ...Read more

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How do I make dark spots go away? I want even toned clear skin.

How do I make dark spots go away? I want even toned clear skin.

Dark spots: There are different methods of treating dark spots. Some are as simple as creams and skin regimens which even out tone of the skin. Laser treatments can also be used to even out pigmentation. Make sure the spots are benign appearing before starting any regimen. A good dermatologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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I have dry alligator looking skin. How can I have the spots removed?

I have dry alligator looking skin. How can I have the spots removed?

Alligator skin: In a young 32 year old women, skin such as you describe should be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist, to get diagnosis and recommend proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal after being exposed to sunlight for awhile to have small dark spots appear on your skin they look like freckels?

Is it normal after being exposed to sunlight for awhile to have small dark spots appear on your skin they look like freckels?

It can be normal: Well, sun exposure certainly causes your pigment to darken. However, certain medicines can have a sun-induced hyperpigmentation. Most likely though this is simple sun-induced pigmentation. From what you describe this may be what's called solar lentigo. Of course having a dermatologist examine it will help you confirm the answer. ...Read more

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What can I take for my skin clear up um I have some dark spots on my skin dark skinned black part mice, getting darker and also I need energy?

Hyperpigmentation: Hydroquinone. This bleaching agent blocks melanin, which are the pigment cells that give our skin color. These products can be obtained over the counter in weak strengths or by prescription in higher doses. Sometimes they are combined with other products such as Retin-A to achieve the desired effects. ...Read more

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I have darker skin spots on my stomach and back. I didn't use to have them.?

I have darker skin spots on my stomach and back. I didn't use to have them.?

Doctor can evaluate: Spots are hard to describe in words. A doctor's exam can help decide what spots on the tummy and back might be. Spots can be "post-inflammatory", the residual effects of an earlier rash. Spots can be skin reactions with chemicals, leaving colored stains. They can be eczema (sensitive, dry skin), fungal infections (tinea), psoriasis (autoimmune disorder), new moles, viral infections, etc... ...Read more

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Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat them by freezing them with liquid nitrogen, or vaporizing them with various kinds of lasers. ...Read more

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Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Possibly but melanom: Possibly but you should first be evaluated to make sure it is nota melanoma. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have dark spots on head of dick?

What does it mean when u have dark spots on head of dick?

Benign: Hyperpigmentation can occur from hormonal changes. As long as the lesion is not raised or palpable, there is no concern for cancer. ...Read more