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skin discoloration

I had a spider bite about  a year and a half ago  on my hand , it created a skin discoloration and won't go away , I tried few creams and lotions prescribed by a doctor , but still won't disappear. any suggestions?
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
The lesion that you have described sounds like a scar with post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. The treatment for post inflammatory hyperpigmentation includes various skin creams like hydroquinone, azelaic acid, corticosteroids, tretinoin cream and laser treatment.Apply hydroquinone cream on this scar and it should go away in a few days to months.If it still persists then you can go in for laser treatment, Chemical peeling or microdermabrasion. Avoid picking, harsh scrubbing, and abrasive treatments unless prescribed by a dermatologist during this period.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or in case you have any additional doubts.Kind regards.



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how much the laser treatment costs?
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my Skin Doctor prescribed  me hydroquinone , I used it for 3-4 month but no improvement , went back to see doctor, she upgraded a to a higher level same cream , it gave me allergy , red and itch and had to stop it. Went to my internest, he prescribed me Pimecrolimus cream to use twice daily , found little improvement after using for 6 months , but dark spot discoloration is still there.
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