I had my first laser ( diode laser pain free) hair removal for my underarms two weeks ago. Since then the area has darkened significantly. Is this permanent? I have brown skin color. What can I do now? should I stop further treatment? I also have developed mild final infection (white round patches). I normally never have fnal infections or dark underarms. I am worried.
Hyper Pigmentation After Underarm Laser Hair Removal?
Doctor Answers 1
Hyperpigmentation after laser hair removal.
Please consult your provider to confirm whether this is indeed darkening of the skin after the laser hair removal treatment. He/she may recommend a bleaching cream to accelerate fading of the patches. However, these areas of hyperpigmentation typically are transient, and always resolve with time.