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Is there a way I can get rid of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation?
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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology
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Hyperpigmentation may be caused by chronic inflammation.
I al ways imagine that any time there is inflamm, the melanocytes (pigment cells) flock to the area thinking there is a party going on and just dont leave. I like rx hydroquinone and retinoids plus sunscreen. Sunscreen and hats are the most important thing. I love obagi nuderm for this and there are botanicals too but don't work as well.

In brief: Many thoughts
Hyperpigmentation may be caused by chronic inflammation.
I al ways imagine that any time there is inflamm, the melanocytes (pigment cells) flock to the area thinking there is a party going on and just dont leave. I like rx hydroquinone and retinoids plus sunscreen. Sunscreen and hats are the most important thing. I love obagi nuderm for this and there are botanicals too but don't work as well.
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