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What Can I Do To Reverse My Skin Discolorations Because Of Aging
See a dermatologist!: There are many ways to treat sun spots, including topical products, peels, and lasers. Depending on their appearance, bleaching creams may help fade these spots. I will also use chemical peels for certain patients. Finally lasers are very effective for sun spots. Both intense pulsed light and other lasers can help minimize these spots. So see a dermatologist to go over the options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if skin exposed to perfect curve water and stain repellent says its made of based on space-age polymer technology
Wash well: Perfect curve is commonly used in things like baseball caps to resist water and sweat. I am cannot find any existing warnings therefore i would wash well with soap and water if exposed. The only problem i can see would be if you are allergic to it or have "multiple hydrocarbon sensitivity" in which case you need to stay away from it completely. ...Read more
Age-45 .My mom , her right skin of the face is becoming dark.Like a stain on cloth. What is the remedies I should take?
Need pics: Hard to say without a picture so post a pic or get checked out. ...Read more
Henoch-Schonlien Purpura as child from Lyme and given Aspirin. Portwine stain on arm. Digestive/skin/neuro symp. worse w/ age and b4 Mcycle. link?
Glad you asked: Most of my teammates here won't be able to connect your HSP, which in kids almost never has sequelae, your Lyme (how diagnosed / treated?), your aspirin use, your port-wine stain, and whatever b4-mcycle means. By age 30, most of us have a few different things. Ill-defined symptoms often simply reflect a difficult living situation -- happens at some time to most of us, could that be you? ...Read more
Stay out of the sun.: The sun is responsible for most of the skin changes we associate with aging. If you don't believe it, look at the difference between the changes on your face & where the sun never shines. Buy a good broad-spectrum sunscreen with an spf of 30 or higher and apply it every day, year-round, whether you plan to be out in the sun or not. As years go by you will look younger than your sunbathing friends. ...Read more
Depends upon cause: Address what's causing the disocoloration first. If its acne, address that. Short term use of hydroquinone (prescription) may help even skin color, but many times simply taking better care of the skin (addressing the disease process causing the discoloration, hydrating the skin as well) takes care of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sun damage.: The vast majority of age-related skin discoloration is due to the sun. Even a few minutes of sun exposure daily, over a number of years, can cause it. Apply a good, broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion ever day, whether you expect to be in the sun or not. The discoloration will slowly fade, or your dermatologist can recommend one of many treatments to even out your skin tone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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