Suggest treatment for dark lips

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Posted on Tue, 1 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have genetically dark lips that too the upper one and botton side of lower one.... please suggest if there is any way out to lighten them
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Try a skin whitening cream

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr.Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.

It is not possible to change the genetically determined skin color/ tone permanently. However, you may try a topical glutathione preparation e.g Gludase gel, twice daily. Glutathione is an antioxidant and is a skin whitening agent however you have to use it regularly to maintain the improvement.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 7 hours later
Isnt there any side effect when used daily as it is an antibiotic.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
The cream is safe to use daily

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Glutathione is not an antibiotic.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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