How can I get relief from dark spots? (Photo)

Sir i am suffering from dark spots of pimples everywhere my face. And every pimple gives me new dark spot and u am suffering from pimplws regularly due to which my skin has become dull. Plzz suggest me some medicine, face wash or cream so that i can get relief from this and can get fair look.

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Acne marks

Hi.topical creams like benzoyl peroxide in combination with retinoid based cream should be used in the evenings with strict photoprotection and sunscreen application in the day time.Secondly proper healthy diet with sufficient intake of water is important. Thirdly stop picking of acne lesions as it can lead to scarring.lastly if possible consult a dermatologist.


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Dark Spots From Acne

The first step in addressing dark spots from acne is to treat the acne and prevent further dark marks. This can include topical medications containing benzoyl peroxide, retinoids and topical antibiotics, as well as oral antibiotics.  The second step is a lightening agent containing hydroquinone, or non-hydroquinone lighteners such as azeleic acid. Sun screen must be used all the time. If lightening creams and sunscreen are not sufficient chemical peels or low-fluence Q-switched Nd:YAG laser can be helpful.

Michael Ehrenreich, MD, FAAD
Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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