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Using benzol peroxide to treat pimples and whiteheads. Skin is turning dark. Alternate medication?

Hello, this is smriti from hyd.. im using Benzol Peroxide 5 % cream to treat pimples and whiteheads on face since 3 days.. it has dried up my skin and turned a lil dark.. i stopped using it ... but how long will it take to regain my original skin color? Also please advice any good creams to reduce pimples and make skin fairer
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Hello.It is unlikely that Benzoyl peroxide would have caused pigmentation.In any case, go back and check with your dermatologist, he will change the cream and give you a depigmenting cream for the pigmentation.You could otherwise wait for a month and see if the colour reduces by itself.
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