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Black spots on face. Treatment without side effects?

hello doctor this is selvi here,iam 26 year old unmarried girl, iused melacare before 1 year and i stopped it and my face become dark and the doctor suggested me that melacare should not be used and gave so many cream but useless and it nothing done to my black mark in my side face contains so much of black marks now .i went to so many doctors but it didnt work out. how can i clear my black marks completely and to get better skin there any cream should i use but without any side effect even if i stop using that cream i should not get any damages in my face.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Oct 2012
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Hi Selvi,
There could be number of disorders which manifest as Dark black marks or hyperpigmentation on face and the treatmnet definitely depends on the underlying cause. So the treatment can only be prescribed after analysing your face. However in general for facial pigmentation, the preventive measures that you should follow are-
1) Avoid sun sxposure, use a sunscreen of Spf more than 30 even if staying indoors
2) take a vitamin c supplement and antioxidant supplement on daily basis
3) dont use fragrant creams or cosmetics over your face
Avoid applying creams without doctor's prescription, melacare as such is a good cream however long term use and sudden withdrawal can lead to rebound hyperpigmentation, thin dry irritated skin etc. Take care.
Answered: Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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