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Posted by: Aya | 2010/06/08

dark spots

Dear doc
Im a dark skinned lady and i had acne in my teens and earlyy twenties and i still do have outbreaks every now and then,how can i get rid of the dark spots on my face caused by acne?I dont have money to se a dermatologist.

Thanks
Ayanda

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Hallo Aya
Unfortunately for a dark skin one has to be very careful not to use the wrong products or procedures that can cause further darkening. Retin A cream and cortisone cream can be used but you need a prescription and it is best managed by a dermatologist.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/06/08

Hallo Aya
Unfortunately for a dark skin one has to be very careful not to use the wrong products or procedures that can cause further darkening. Retin A cream and cortisone cream can be used but you need a prescription and it is best managed by a dermatologist.
Dr Bets

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