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I have black spots from previous breakouts over my face, my

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: i have black spots from previous breakouts over my face, my forehead has gotten darker due to the amount of black spots and after i wash and dry my face my face feels incredibly dry is there any products you can suggest to clear black spots i’m a 16 yr old black male btw
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: i have been having this for a long while now around 2 yrs or shorter it is at a point where i don’t breakout as often but it’s just the black spots that remain i also feel like i might have a bit of eczema on my cheeks area but i’m not 100% sure
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: nothing skin related no
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Hi! I am Dr Saleem. Welcome to JA. I will be answering your query shortly

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
okay

Use Mederma cream or Hydroquinone for this . Should get better in

4-6 weeks .

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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
is that an over the counter product?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
can you not call me please that was an accident

Ok , thats fine , you may get these creams online .

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
hello

Ok , thats fine , you may get these creams online .

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
have you seen the pictures uploaded?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
i currently use biore face wash, salvon , E45 cream and another anti spot cream what should i take out
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
are you still there?

Face wash is fine. You may stop rest for now and use the creams I mentioned. That should help.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
okay thank you
is there anything you think i should keep eating or stop eating to help with the acne?

Avoid dairy and sweets. Its different for different people. You will have to see what suits you and doesn't make acne worse.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
what milk should i use

Try almond milk. If you have to use the cow's milk then use the full fat one and not the low fat.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
i should use Full fat milk (blue) instead of skimmed or semi skimmed? i use milk daily so i just want to be sure

Yes right.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
why shouldn’t i use semi skimmed or skimmed milk?

Because in some studies it caused an increase in acne.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
okay thank you
Do know where i can purchase mederma or hydroquinone?

They are over the counter. You may get them from a pharmacy.

Most welcome.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
apparently one of them doesn’t work and takes a long time and the other is banned from the uk
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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You can try getting these online. Hydroquinone is still one of the recommended options for post acne hyperpigmentation.