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Round spots on skin, look like pimples, fading, leaving behind dark spots. Using sunscreen. Treatment?

Over the last few months, I have developed these weird round spots on my skin that raise up and look like pimples without being so. They eventually fade but leave a slightly dark spot on my dark skin. (I am of XXXX descent.) The dark spots have faded but not gone away completely. I go out in the sun to walk but I use SPF 15 sun-screen. What should I do?
Asked On : Sat, 15 Sep 2012
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Hi....I am Dr Manoj didn't mention the site....Indian skin is mostly skin type 4 which is easily tannable....the way you are using sunscreen I don't feel it will help u...UV rays comes from sun but at the same time from laptop, computers, TV, cooking gas heat and tube lights......and the sunscreen will protect you only for 3 to 4 ideally you should reapply it every 3 hours whether you are indoors or out doors....the kind of dark spots you are getting is post inflammatory hyper pigmentation...u can use cream containing kojic acid to fade them...don't worry.
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