Pigmentation in groin. What can I do? (Photo)

I had put on some weight during my exams and subsequently when I got active again, as I walked due to friction between my thighs,I developed pigmentation in the groin area and it's very embarrassing. Kindly help me lose the pigmentation.

Doctor Answers 3

Pigmentation in groin. What can I do ??

Thanks for your query. You can apply kojic cream twice a day .This will help in lightening out your pigmentation.

All The Best

India Plastic Surgeon
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Hyperpigmentation On Face/Body -- Clear + Brilliant/Viva, Microneelding/PRP, Skin lightening/Peels, Aerolase, Pico Laser

I suggest seeing a cosmetic dermatologist with experience in treating darker skin types. You can do a combination of skin care, lasers, and peels. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 159 reviews

Hyperpigmentation on thighs- what to use

A product like this one would work well for you and it can be ordered online from ZO Skinhealth.Best,Lisa Vuich, MDZO® MEDICAL $80 Qty:
Brightamax™ Non-Hydroquinone Non-Facial Skin Brightening Crème 75 mL / 2.5 Fl. Oz.
A full body treatment formulated to help reduce skin discoloration and even skin tone. Benefits
  • Skin brightening properties
  • Antioxidants help protect and defend the skin against environmental stressors
  • Soothes and helps reduce appearance of redness
  • Helps to hydrate the skin
Advanced Information
  • High potency retinol and ascorbic acid-2 glucoside: Breaks up existing pigmentation and increases cell turnover to rapidly brighten and even skin tone
  • Glutathione, soy isoflavones and N-acetyl glucosamine: Prevents new age spots and uneven color
  • Stachys officianalis: Helps block melanin production by blocking messengers triggering melanogenesis
  • Vitamins C and E: Provides antioxidant properties

Lisa Vuich, MD
Nashua Physician
4.7 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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