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What Are The Treatments For Blotchy Skin From Sun Damage
Can face that is damaged/scarred and slighty darkened over years of sun exposure be cured? What are the possible options to address this?
Do the probable bad effects of sun protection creams remain permanently on skin? please introduce some brands of sun protection creams for blonde skin
No sun cream worse: If you cannot avoid sun between 10:00 am and 4:00pm, always use sun protection. They do not cause problems to your skin. For fair skin like you, use higher protection factors like 50. If you have oily skin look for brands that have a less oily base. If you have sensitive skin, uses brands used for children, they usually are very gentle. In the US, neutrogena is a good brand . ...Read more
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more
Sun discolored skin: The sun causes the formation of melanin in the skin, which makes the skin darker.If you are unhappy with the way your skin looks from too much sun, you must first prevent any sun exposure at all, by wearing protective clothing, and hats, and by using sun blockers every day. You can try to lighten the skin with bleaches that contain hydroquinone, and by using a glycolic acid lotion. ...Read more
Effects of makeup: Makeup doesn't have any major negative effects.It could cause a few skin reactions. Most of these reactions aren't severe or long-lasting. Makeup can cause acne. You'll be fine if you're diligent about removing your makeup at the end of the day and immediately after exercise.Certain oils in many cosmetics can cause or worsen acne. Some people experience allergic reactions to cosmetic ingredients ...Read more
What is the best treatment for sun damage and brown spots snd mild cystic acne scar removal on the face?
Several: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is really good for sun damage but especially the brown spots. Chiemical peels can work too depending on the damage as well as on some acne scars. Other acne scars may need lasers or certain type of in office surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to treat patches of darkened skin left after treatment of skin allergy? Is there cream to even things out?
What skin disease are similar to vitiligo causes lightening of skin, but not total loss of pigment?
What are the chances of developing skin cancer following co2 laser skin resurfacing? I believe my fair skin due to my irish heritage makes me more prone to burns and skin cancer. Can co2 laser cause such side effects?
No: Co2 laser resurfacing removes a layer of skin in a controlled fashion. In some cases, patients with extensive precancers can be treated with co2 laser, most frequently done on the lips. Sun protection is the most important measure to prevent skin cancer, regardless of whether or not you've had co2 laser resurfacing. Your fair skin may increase your risk of skin cancer independent of co2 laser. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My is skin over the top hypersensitive to the sun from retin-a and hydroquinone overuse. What can I do?
Sunblock: Sunblock is the cornerstone of management and prevention is the key. Once it has developed there are a variety of bleaching agents that can be used that combine varying proportions of retin-a, hydroquinone, kojic acid and topical steroids. On occasion chemical peels with glycolic acid may also help. Lastly laser resurfacing is an option but not without more risk. See your dermatologist for options. ...Read more
Does it persist?: Sunburn has been shown to increase the risk of developing skin cancer many years later. Sunburn does not cause immediate cancer. Severe sunburn my require treatment by a physician or specialist. Was there was a skin lesion before the sunburn, or has it changed? Or if your skin does not heal or there is a persistent lesion, have it examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to treat dark scar leftovers of eczema or any other skin disease? Pls suggest products to lighten the dark scars on the skin.
Numerous options: First avoid any sun exposure with sun block and minimize inflammation or irritation which can produce post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation. Peels and/or bleaching cream containing hydroquinone, retin-a, and triamcinolone are commonly used. If due to increased vasculature, lasers may be useful as well. Silicone gel sheeting and pressure as well as injected steroids may also be lighten/flatten scars. ...Read more
What is the best moisturiser for ultra dry skin and what causes the depigmentation on dark colour people's skin?
Lubuderm,Eucerin : I recommend a store brand of lubiderm or eucerin lotion (U.S. Brands) daily. To prevent dryness, take warm baths/showers not long, hot ones. Pat skin dry rather than rub it dry. Use dove or nondrying soap. Moisturize right after bathing. Some depigmenting conditions: pityriasis alba vitiligo guttate hypopigmentation post-inflammatory hypopigmentation tuberous sclerosis. ...Read more
Multiple Ways: Treating acne requires antibacterial cleansers, and they usually contain salicylic acid. Benzoyl peroxide can be very effective for spot treatments. Mechanical exfoliation is useful to scrub away the outer layer of your skin which can become dull and possibly result in clogged pores. Chemical exfoliation (chemical peeling) is important in your initial acne regimen to prime your skin for home care. ...Read more
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