Hydroquinone 4% skin bleaching side effects?
United Kingdom, GB
1 year ago
I have started using hydroquinone 4% to lighten my skin. I did a small test patch on my face and there was no discomfort however I have know started to get small red dots/spots under the skin all over my face is that something that may go away over time as I use the cream? Is there a way to apply it that is less harmful maybe mixed with something else? I am of Asian (indian/pakistani) ethnicity and have a light brown complexion. Also can hydroquinone help treat mild rosacea? Thank you
Doctor Answers 1
Hydroquinone treatment should never be undertaken without medical supervision. There are also unfortunately a number of unlicensed and unregulated products on the internet that I see a number of complications from. Hydroquinone will not help rosacea. Please go back to the doctor who prescribed your Hydroquinone. Without a picture I can not advise.
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