How long it takes for PIH because of acne to fade away if treated with topical steroid such as dermovate?

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I do not think dermovate should be used on the face for PIH. Generally PIH fades in 3-6 months but the use of sunblock is important. Can try hydroquinone and azaelic acid.

London Dermatologist

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