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In brief: Post inflammatory

Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process.
When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers.

In brief: Post inflammatory

Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process.
When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers.
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