I'm a darkskin African American with scabbies spots all over my thighs and legs I've had them since I was 11 I'm 23 years old now and they're still here. I never got a chance to cheer or do anything that involves me showing my legs as a child and I've tried bleaching cream but none of them seems to work. Please help me!.
How Do I Get Rid of Scabbies Spots on my Thighs and Legs?
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Treating dark spots on the legs
I would begin conservative therapy before lasers. The Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM creams, followed by a chemical peel known as Melapeel will help improve these scars.
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Hyperpigmentation Treatments on the Legs
Hi Cathy. There is hope. We have often successfully treated long term dark scarring from trauma with q-switched lasers. These lasers are more often used for sun damage, birthmarks and tattoos, but when used correctly (read - gently), they can also fade dark marks and scars that have been there for quite some time. Check the link below to see the photos of a similar case.
Be mindful that just because a practice uses a q-switched laser does not mean that they know how to perform a treatment like this. It's very different than tattoo removal or sun damage treatments. Good luck.