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Persistent red marks on the hand at multiple places post waxing, want to know best way to get rid of it. Suggestion?

Hi, My friend had got her hands waxed (normal hot waxing method) at a parlour a month ago and it had left some reddish marks on her hands at multiple places due to improper peeling. And added to it she had not used any sunscreen for a week. This made the marks more visible than her normal skin tone allover her hand. Would appreciate very much if anyone can let me know what is the best way for her to get rid of these marks. Can skin lite cream be used to get rid of marks from hot wax?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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Hi...dear sunny..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Waxed hands .....during waxing...hairs in that area..,
to be pulled and damage the hairbuds...produce..,
pigmentation...called...Post Pigmented Inflammation..PPI.,
Now we are seeing this effect in Ur freind..,
Treatment will take more times .,but subsides slowly..,
1) Use topically Momentasone cream (ELOCON-fulford)night times.,
2) Tab..Doxycycline 100 mg daily afternoon to combat the infection.,
3) Cap. Vit E daily morning times 15 days..,to prevent scaring and.,
further pigmentation..,
4) Morning times use...SUNSCREEN LOTION....
Answered: Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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