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How to Whiten the Dark Areas Such As Inner Thigh?

i had used a lot of whitening products but it doesn't show much improvement what should i do. is this hyper pigmentation?

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Melaquin cream for inner thigh pigmentation

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Lighten dark skin areas under the thighs with a topical skin lightener such as Melaquin twice daily.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Los Angeles

Web reference: http://karemd.com/cosmetic-dermatology/14/melasma-treatment.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Lightening dark skin on tne inner thighs

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Dark skin on the inner thighs might be genetic, hyperpigmentation from rubbing, folliculitis or rashes, or from a condition called acanthosis nigricans. Visit a dermatologist to determine which one you have. The treatment will depend on the cause.

New York Dermatologist
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Lightening the inner thigh area is very difficult

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The inner thigh area tends to be more pigmented due to friction and also due to the hormonal responsiveness of this area.  Hormones, such as during pregnancy, tend to cause hyperpigmentation here.

Bleaching creams and laser treatments tend not to be very effective in lightening this area and may irritate, leading to more hyperpigmentation.

Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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