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Have whitish injury marks on skin. Remedy?

I am 25 yrs old female. I met with a minor accident a week back. I had hew bruises and wounds on my face. Mainly on nose and upper lip .There wasn t any deep cut luckily. It took around 5 days for the wounds to heal.But, now the injury marks are standing out prominently on my face. I have a wheatish complexion .And the skin at injury spots has white patch. kindly suggest me treatment to get rid of the patch.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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hi, thanks for posting your query

you have developed post inflamatory hypopigmentation after injury

this occurs due to damage of pigment cells within the skin

Dont worry ,since this was a superficial damage your skin might regain pigment within 6 weeks approximately
you may apply flutivate cream twice daily for enhanced result

hope this answers your query

Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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