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Dark patches at the corner of lips, increasing by the day, evident due to fair skin. Remedy?

hi, i have dark patches at the corner of my lips . and this started just few days ago. the darkness is deepening day by day. but i had this problem before also. and that time without me doing anything the darkness persisted for a month or so and disappeared. this time i cannot wait for so long as the patches are making me look really ugly,... i have a fair skin due to which the patches are more evident. plz give me some remedy for this
Asked On : Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi roshani,
Thanks for writing in.

Darkening of skin is caused by sunexposure and hormonal imbalance.
Toothpaste use of some types can give rise to perioral pigmentation like your.
Avoid any cosmetic creams or home remedies.

Chemical peeling can give you fast and long lasting results.They are available at dermatology clinics.

Apply cosglo cream at night.Take vitamin C supplements.

You can use gel based sunscreen like Zoray acquagel sunscreen.
Hope this helps.

dr Sudarshan.
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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