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How do i lighten my natural shade by 4 shades fairer? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hi am i speaking to dermatologisyt?
Doctor:I am a general physician and I'll be able to help you
User:okay well i have pakistani medium skintone
User:i would like to make my skin fairer by four shades
Doctor:The only thing that we can do is use a sunblock
User:do you jknow of any fairness or whitening cream that does that?
Doctor: I assure you I'll be able to help you
User:well in india for fairness
User:thers lots of things people
User:can do such as use whitening or fairness creams
User:thers one called
Doctor:I understand
User:nafia fairness cream
User:that i plan on using
Doctor:But they are not recommended
User:they claim to lighten skin 3-4 shades
User:i mean i always use sunblock
User:and it has never helped to lighten skintone
User:it protects the skin but does not lighten it
Doctor:Actually, Sir, there is no proven medical way to lighten skin tone
User:ive seen people use fairness creams from india and get much lighter skin tone
Doctor:Thats because these creams have a sunblock
User:yeah but sunblock itself
User:cannot lighten skin i have tried
Doctor:But it protects you from the XXXXXXX
Doctor:and have a healthy balanced diet
User:but im not looking into that
User:from protecting
Doctor:with lots of fruits, vegetables and water
User:im looking to make my skin from medium pakistani to fair
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:If you eat well, use a sunblock and exercise
Doctor:Some creams contain hydroquinone or axelaic acid or glycolic acid
Doctor:They are used for excessive pigmentation
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