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Dark skin on face after shaving, itching present - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   hi i am wondering what i can do to my face i am 15 years old and i shave but i have dark skin and it gets darker each time i have not tried nothing but i need help to remove the darkness. please help
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what is the skin type?
User :   dark tone i dont know how to explain how my skin type is
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are there blackheads/acne?
User :   my face is brownish but the area i shave is black
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is your skin dry/oily/mixed (combined)?
User :   know i dont think i have that
User :   its smooth not oily neithe rof those choices
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what products are you using for face?
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is there itching/burning in the shaved area after shaving?
User :   i put lotion
User :   after i shave yes a little itching
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are you using aftershave?
User :   yes i am but it burns when i use it nd the dark marks never go
Doctor :   you might be allergic to the products used or else there might be some inherent skin problem
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you need to get the face skin examined by a dermatologist.

Doctor :   to see if there is infection also associated
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and get the allergen test done
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to see if any allergic cause is behind your symptoms
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