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ochronosis due to hydroquinone

Im a female, 23 yr old.I have been prescribed with hydroquinone for treating dark spots on my face near to cheek folds.... I used excessive hQ without knowing its adverse effects... My skin is damaged totally... I tried all medications for the past 8 months.., undergoing ebrium yag laser treatment now... But there is no much improvement.... Am i doin the right thing? Will it help? Please some1 help me.. Lost my life and all hopes.. Is there any  natural cure?.. Is there any other special treatment for ochronosis?please some1 help me... I. Beg u
Tags: Hydroquinone, Ochronosis, skin treatment, face, Cure, facial spot, Ebrium yag laser
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Hello,
Hydroquinone-induced exogenous ochronosis is an avoidable dermatosis that is exceedingly difficult to treat. However, some studies show that treatment may be possible with a Q-switched alexandrite laser.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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Hi:) i have been treated with Ebrium yag laser for the past 3 months for mild ochronosis on my face... It didnt help.. My condition got worse ., i got brown spots due to aggressive laser treatment since i have asian skin.. I got fed up.. And finally.. I found the solution.. Salicylic acid oinment is working.. Along with dat i m being treated with steroid injection on the piigmented spot directly., this injection really really works:):).. Plz every1 before going on for laser treatments ask ur doctor about steroid injection in the affected area... Diz works!!!!!im absolutely all r8 now..my skin is back to normal:) bye to ochronosis and laser treatments:) hope this vil help u:)tc:)
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