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Sir i have dark spots on my face. Due to bad health and have a dull complexion will my colour becoming fair when I get health?

Sir i have dark spots on my face.
Due to bad health
and have a dull complexion
will my colour becoming fair when I get health?

Complete exam: Your question and health status can only be determined by a comprehensive physical examination and blood testing. I would refer you to your local clinic or Health Department/ ...Read more

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I have a gained a lot of weighs in the past year how do I lower my hormone level I have dark spots on my face from weigh gain I need to lose weight fas

I have a gained a lot of weighs in the past year how do I lower my hormone level I have dark spots on my face from weigh gain I need to lose weight fas

See your doctor: The number and complexity of your symptoms mandate a face to face visit with your doctor. Its beyond the scope of this forum. ...Read more

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My face is completely clear of acne but I have dark spots on my face from where it used to be. How can I get rid of them quickly?

My face is completely clear of acne but I have dark spots on my face from where it used to be. How can I get rid of them quickly?

Hydroquinone: A bleach containing this quinone may help, but use it sparingly. The spots will fade on their own. If you have just cleared recently, you may be able to stay clear with topical benzoyl peroxide for a time, or a wash containing salicylic acid. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my face after I get a pimple. When I have a pimple and it dissapears it leaves a scar on my chin-under my chin. What should I do?

I have dark spots on my face after I get a pimple. When I have a pimple and it dissapears it leaves a scar on my chin-under my chin. What should I do?

You have PIH: It sounds like you have post-inflammatory hyper -pigmentation. Try to minimize any inflammation such as pimples. Gentle cleansing, use of benzoyl peroxide products, plenty of sleep and a good diet and exercise will help you keep pimples under control. If you get one, do not squeeze it! You might want to consult a dermatologist for help in control and fading these spots. ...Read more

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How many ipl treatments would I have to get to lighten my sun spots? I have dark spots on my face from too much time spent at the beach. Although I've started using sunscreen, I want to get rid of the sun spots that i already have. Would it take more than

How many ipl treatments would I have to get to lighten my sun spots? I have dark spots on my face from too much time spent at the beach. Although I've started using sunscreen, I want to get rid of the sun spots that i already have. Would it take more than

It depends: It is best to try a test spot to see if it'll work for you. Results are variable, sometimes good, sometimes not so much.

If you do get improvement, overexposure to the sun once is often enough to bring them back.

Other types of treatment may work better, so see a qualified profession in your area for an opinion. ...Read more

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I finally got my adult acne under control using epiduo gel but now I have dark spots on my face from breaking out before. Will the retin A (tretinoin) help?

I finally got my adult acne under control using epiduo gel but now I have dark spots on my face from breaking out before. Will the retin A (tretinoin) help?

Actually it may.: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is improved with topicals that turnover the top layer of skin like all retinoids do. I like to combine Retinoic acid with lightening agents to get the most power and improvement. Beta hydroxy acid peels help a lot too. ...Read more

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What can I use for dark spots on my face?

What can I use for dark spots on my face?

Several options: First you need to have it looked at to make sure it is not anything suspicious for cancer. If it is hyperpigmentation topical hydroquinone/tretinoi (triluma) works well. Chemical peel or ipl (intense pulse light) works well as well. ...Read more

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Will dark spots on my face ever fade away?

Will dark spots on my face ever fade away?

That depends on: What they are. There are different causes for skin discoloration. Regardless of what it is from, use your sun screen (with high SPF) regularly. A dermatologist can assess and answer your question with confidence. Take care. ...Read more

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How to treat dark spots on my face?

How to treat dark spots on my face?

The treatment would: Depend on what the lesions are. You would need an in-person examination to make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi, I have skin problem like I got dark spots on my face?

Hi, I have skin problem like I got dark spots on my face?

Send us a picture: You can send us several photos the area: go to www.imgur.com At imgur you can upload the photo's anonymously. They will attach your photo's to a URL address. Then resubmit your question AND INCLUDE THE LINK (the web address). Then who ever answers the question will be able to see your pictures. Don't reply to me. Just ask the same question again with the link.
Include history of rash. ...Read more

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I am fair skinned and have a few. Dark spots on my face. Is this sun damage or something more serious?

I am fair skinned and have a few. Dark spots on my face.  Is this sun damage or something more serious?

Depends: Dark spots may be sun damage but spots that are abnormal, border looks different, the color is different and the diamter is larger need to be checked out;. These are the abcd of lesions to be worried about. A yearly skin check with your derm is important. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on my face?

Dermatologist: Hi, you could see dermatologist, there are lotions and also laser available depending on the cause of the dark spots. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of these dark spots on my face?

What can I do to get rid of these dark spots on my face?

Laser: Lasers can help, as can bleaching creams, staying out of the sun (sunscreen), and chemical peels. Dermatologists are good at treating dark spots.

http://www.lasvegasdermatology.com/services/laser-facial. ...Read more

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How would be the best way to get rid of dark spots on my face?

Multiple treatments: There are a number of ways to lighten brown marks from fading creams, like hydroquinone to chemical peels and lasers. Getting an image of your baseline (at las vegas dermatology we use the visia camera) and then seeing if the products or services you use are giving you value is key. See a dermatologist to get started. ...Read more

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I have a lot of dark spots on my face . what can i use ? I've been using multiple of creams and I don't wanna use any makeup.

I have a lot of dark spots on my face . what can i use ? I've been using multiple of creams and I don't wanna use any makeup.

Avoid sun exposure: You may use wide brim hat to limit sun exposure to your face. You may also use sunscreen.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I'm having lots of pimples & dark spots on my face, how can I cure this?

I'm having lots of pimples & dark spots on my face, how can I cure this?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my face? I'm over-weight and I smoke, could those be the problem?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my face? I'm over-weight and I smoke, could those be the problem?

Need to see doctor: Or a dermatologist. "Dark spots" could be anything, everything or nothing. A doctor with experience with skin problems should take a look and see what they think it is, and then can work on a solution. Obviously, losing weight and stopping smoking are important for more than cosmetic reasons, and you should take this opportunity to seriously consider things that will improve your health overall. ...Read more

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What should I use for when I bust my bumps and they make dark spots on my face? Over the counter I suggest

Don't bust the bumps: Silly but true. The bumps will heal better that way, with less scaring. You can use a little heat (but not too much). Hoping a dermatologist will answer and give you more specific advice. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I am 41 yrs old, I got lot of open pores and dark spots on my face, and my skin is loosing glow as well. Please advice?

Hi doc, I am 41 yrs old, I got lot of open pores and dark spots on my face, and my skin is loosing glow as well. Please advice?

Retin A (tretinoin): Get a prescription for tretinoin and detailed instructions on how to use it & what to expect. You probably also should get an otc cream with salycilic acid. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my face(african american)?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my face(african american)?

Difficult but doable: Your situation is not an easy one but can be treated successfully. In my experience, you would have to pre-treat your skin with hq and then either have repeated ipl treatments or laser resurfacing.

http://www.drkulick.com/procedures_sr.php

http://drkulick. Com/procedures_pr. Php. ...Read more

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I am a 22yr old causation and have some dark spots on my face. What over-the-counter cream would help get rid of them?

Be careful: Several over the counter products have been found to be contaminated with mercury which can be extremely dangerous. Don't use any that are not made in the U.S. Over the counter skin lightening creams don't work very well. I recommend seeing a dermatologist. To limit skin darkening, wear sunscreen. Birth control pills and pregnancy can cause darkening of the skin on the face. ...Read more

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How to get a fair skin? I am 16yrs and having many pimples as well as some dark spots on my face. My skin is an oily type of skin.

How to get a fair skin? I am 16yrs and having many pimples as well as some dark spots on my face. My skin is an oily type of skin.

Get Rx: All acne can be treated effectively nowadays & being a teen is difficult enough without acne & postinflammatory pigmentation. Benzoyl peroxide for starters; your physician can add a retinoic acid derivative &/or Clindamycin topically; if the acne is on your trunk you'll probably need a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline as well. Accutane for hard cases is worth the trouble & small risk. ...Read more

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What can I use for dark spots on my face and neck? I've tried everything from soaps to creams to going to the dermatologist. Any suggestions?

What can I use for dark spots on my face and neck? I've tried everything from soaps to creams to going to the dermatologist. Any suggestions?

Difficult problem: Hyperpigmentation can be superficial and/or deep, frequently a combination. The deep can be very difficult to resolve, and may require the use of lasers or ipl. Superficial pigment can often be addressed with hydroquinones, or azeleic acid creams. Daily sunscreen is needed to prevent recurrence, and it takes months to resolve with treatment. ...Read more

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Hydroquinone 4% cream to lighten dark spots on my face: it worked a bit for a week now, but redness always occurs after use, and it goes away next day?

Hydroquinone 4% cream to lighten dark spots on my face: it worked a bit for a week now, but redness always occurs after use, and it goes away next day?

LittleRedRidingSpots: Be careful. That redness could become permanent. Use too much of that stuff or use it for too long and the irritant effect will turn your brown spots into little Jupiter's Eyes. Always best to apply topical creams that are used for dots or spots or little sun damage spots a little at a time. Try a test patch in the crook of your elbow first. And if it says apply daily, start with twice a week. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

Topical bleach: This postinflammatory pigmentation is temporary, and if you have patience and a steady hand you can try using a skin bleach within a quinone. Most people, including those you might be interested in dating, couldn't care less about the brown spots. It's your call. ...Read more