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Suggest remedies for dark lines around the waist

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Posted on Wed, 12 Oct 2016
Question: HI i have dark lines around my waist. its because of i used to be fat and used to wear tight pants with belts and damaged the outer skin. is there any way to remove the darkness or atleast reduce the pigmentation.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Use glycolic acid

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
This type of pigmentation is called as post inflammatory pigmentation.
It can be treated with the use of a skin lightening cream like glycolic acid 12 %.
Apply this cream daily in night.
This should help you.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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Brief Answer: Use glycolic acid Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. This type of pigmentation is called as post inflammatory pigmentation. It can be treated with the use of a skin lightening cream like glycolic acid 12 %. Apply this cream daily in night. This should help you. Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thank you.