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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by vinmac11
Dark discolored scars caused by shingles can best be managed with Melarase cream applied twice daily for at least three months. The pigmentation is likely caused by PIH.
These scars should fade with the passage of time and strict avoidance of any form of sun exposure for at least 6 months or longer.
Time and sun avoidance will help somewhat. A bleaching cream with 4% hydroquinone which is available by prescription might also help