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I want a medication name for post inflammatory hyperpigmentation my skin is oilywith some red marks on my face?

Hyperpigmentation. A variety of topical treatments have been used to treat epidermal postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, with varying degrees of success. These agents include hydroquinone, tretinoin cream, corticosteroids, glycolic acid (ga), and azelaic acid. Lightening of hyperpigmented areas may be achieved with a combination of topical creams and gels, chemical peels and sunscreens. Read more...

Will you still get post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation if you don't let that part of the skin see sunlight for months?

Yes, if prone to it. Good question! sunlight does not cause pih, but it can make it worse once it occurs. So pih can still occur on non-sun-exposed skin (if you are prone it) -- but it will go away faster if no sunlight hits it. (or if you wear a good sunscreen lotion every day). Read more...

Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. What can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work

Obagi/dermesse. Dr. Obagi specifically invented his skin care program to address hyperpigmentation issues as well as fine wrinkling, superficial scarring and enlarged pores. Retin-a is part of the program but hydroxyquinone is the part that addresses the pigmentation problems. There are other doctor prescribed treatments along these lines and treatment and results are pretty darn good. Read more...

Post acne I have post inflammatory hyperpigmentation on my cheeks how to treat it what are various medecine and treatments available for Indian skin?

Many options. with darker skin not as many options as for caucausian as some might cause worsening of PIH need to seek professional consultation with someone who treats this regularly and in Fitzpatrick skin type 5 If they don't know what a Fitzpatrick skin type or a Fitz 5 is, you're at the wrong provider. Read more...