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Rid Dark Spot
Bleaching?: You may require a prescription of bleaching agents typically composed of retin-a, hydroquinone, kojic acid and a topical steroid. These are commercially available in the form of triluma and will require a prescription. If this is due to a burn or waxing treatment, time may be your best friend but avoid sun exposure to prevent worsening. ...Read more
How do I get the glow on my skin? My skin is oily and some pimple's spot on it. I want to get rid from dark spot?
Dark spot on chin: How long has it been there? Has it grown? Is color consistent or mixed? How wide is it? How thick is it? R borders clear & distinct or irregular? See dermatologist for evaluation & treatment options. Use sun protection: sunscreen, broad-brimmed hat, long sleeves & legs. Sunglasses that block both uva & uvb rays. ...Read more
Hi, im 30. How can I get rid of acne, acne dark spot & black heads from my body & face? I used retain a but my skin got inflamed & I got more pimples
Corn: A bit more info is needed, but leaving a dark spot implies otc topical medication. A corn is the result of pressure on a contracted digit and the best route is to see a podiatrist for professional assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
Bug bites on my baby's skin leave a dark spot each time. What should I do to get rid of the spots?
Time: They will take weeks to go away. ...Read more
I have a dark, dry spot on both of my thumbs. They hurt for a day and now they are just there and don't go away. How can I get rid of them?
Derm is tricky:
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and skin conditions are especially hard to judge w/out seeing them.
viral infection (molluscum) same
skin cancer. same
surgical removal is seeming to be the right answer. ...Read more
I bite my inside cheeks, and its bleeding. To prevent sores I used Albothyl to rinsed it. It turned into dark brown spot afterwards. Is it normal?
Bad habit vs. OCD: Do you do other rituals like counting things, walking in a certain way, re-checking things over and over to keep danger away? If so, PERHAPS it is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Please see your doctor. "The Boy who Couldn't Stop Washing" is a helpful book. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Foreskin should B OK: Foreskins do not wear down. Foreskin can be pushed back, but if too tight may remain "stuck" behind glans. This is paraphimosis and needs urgent attention, hence foreskin should always be pulled back over glans. You may need to consult a urologist or else send us a photograph of your penis for us to review privately so we can comment upon it in confidence. ...Read more
How to get rid of children birth mark. The marks spot are on entire body in dark and light colours. It is curable.
I have one dark spot on my lower lips. What is it really? It has been months. It is really obvious. How to get rid of it and is it a disease?
Should be seen: You should be seen by your health care provider since it has been there for months. ...Read more
I put toothpaste on my pimple and it burnt my skin near the pimple. So now I have like a dark spot. How do you get rid of it?
I have a white spot on my chin left behind by a pimple. I am fairly dark in complexion so it stands out. How can I get rid of it?
I have a tiny spot slightly darker than my skin tone on both of my breasts on the same place. What is it? How can I get rid of it? Is it bad?
I have a dark spot of the foreskin of my penis, ive had it for a while since I use to masturbate. Its the size of a dime. How do I get rid of it?
I have this dark spot or freckle that appeared above my lip a few years ago and I really hate how it looks is there anyway I can get rid of it? I
See a dermatologist: Begin with a diagnosis. If it is benign, ask a trusted friend if it is ugly or not before you plunge into any expensive treatment. ...Read more
There's a small dark spot on my teeth what should I do to get rid of this? Brush 3 times a day and concentrating to the spoy nothing happens pls help
Could be: Could be a stain, abnormal anatomy, a cavity, or other cause. This probably isn't a DIY problem. See a professional. See a Dentist who has invested at least 10, 000 hours since College graduation learning how to help you fix your problem. Don't waste time & money looking for a magic bullet...there isn't one. Please call a Dentist before the small dark spot becomes a big dark spot. ...Read more
I fell 2yr ago on knee to concrete. Still have dark bruise spot on knee. Any way to get rid of it? Don't like how it looks wearing shorts.
Skin discoloration: Go to a cosmetic plastic surgeon or dermatologist. He/She will be able to help you with your concerns. You may not have a bruise which usually resolves in 2-3 weeks but a capillary malformation near the surface of the skin which they can help you with. ...Read more
I'm dark skin and I have these dark spot especially on my legs...Spot that as been created from cuts or ants bite. How to get rid of them please help?
I've burned my skin with tea tree oil because of a pimple I was trying to get rid of I now have a huge dark spot on my face how do I get rid of it?
Could be blood: Don't squeeze pimples on your face! Now you know why. You may have broken a small blood vessel and the leaked blood is a "black and blue " and it will will go away on its own. Your pimples may be because you have acne. There are OTC treatments for that. Look at the web. Speak to your ...Read more
Is ponds clarant B3 dark spot correcting cream good for my skin? I'm 17 years old need to get rid of bags under eyes
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
How to get rid of acne scars? I accidentally removed a pimple/acne and it left a mark. It's almost like skin. No more acne, just a dark spot/mark.
How can I get rid of a dark scar? How can I get rid of a dark scar that I got right between my eyes? It makes me look indian and I want it gone. Its dark and came from screatching a pimple but ended as a scab and left a really dark spot, ps: I've had it
Hard: Hard to tell without seeing this spot but it sounds like possibly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This can take time to fade. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who might prescribe a fade cream containing hydroquinone, a good sunscreen like elta md, and perhaps a product like obagi clear. Read more about elta md and obagi at the link below. ...Read more
I have brownish/dark maroon patch on my cheek after a pimple caused most probably by fungal/bacterial infection....how can I get rid of the spot?
Brown spot=No scar: This is the normal skin reaction when healing after inflammation if the patient is tan or has olive or brown skin. Is called PIH. It's not a scar and it willl fade away with time. To speed up the lightening, protect from sun exposure always, and apply twice a day a cream with hydroquinone (never above 4%), glyzirrhiza or licorice glycolic acid or retinoic acid. ...Read more
Really depends: On what's causing your dark spots. Some spots are related to pigmented lesions like moles, others are from sun damage, or after inflammation, or related to hormonal changes. The ideal way to treat a "dark spot" really does require some understanding of what's causing them. ...Read more
Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more