Hyper Pigmentation After Underarm Laser Hair Removal?

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.

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Hyperpigmentation after laser hair removal.

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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. 


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