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What is the Best Cream Treatment for the Black Scars Cause by Shingles?

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Melarase for Dark Shingles Scars

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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. 

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Shingles

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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.

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Black scars from shingles

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Time and sun avoidance will help somewhat. A bleaching cream with 4% hydroquinone which is available by prescription might also help

New York Dermatologic Surgeon

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