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Had chicken pox. Dark spot on face, forehead, cheek. Is there any treatment to remove?

i am AAAAAAA from shahada,21yrs, i had chicken pox three years ago and it has left somany dark spots on my face and looks odd especially on forehead and cheeks and i want to remove it as soon as possible, do tell me how long will it take to be removed completely and suggest me some clinics in bangalore which can remove the scars formed by chicken pox, either by lasers or any other methods,and please let me know the cost of the treatment which laser treatment will cost how much, thanks, regards AAAAAAA
Asked On : Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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1. This is probably post inflammatory hyper pigmentation which is a normal reaction of the skin in response to infection where melanocytes migrate into the healing area giving skin a darker appearance.
2. The best way to speed healing is to promote general health of your skin by applying a good sun screen when out in the sun and use a good skin moisturizer. [ This can, however, require weeks to months to show effect]
3. Consult with A Dermatologist regarding use of topical steroid creams, as steroid creams can cause thinning of the skin of the face if applied for too long . Chemical peels and bleaching creams, are commonly used.
4. Discuss the Option of Q switched Nd YAG laser with your dermatologist.

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