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12 Aug 2010

Black marks
Good day,

I grew up with sores on my body, they were so bad that my legs still have black round patches. This affects my self-esteem in a way. I have been using tissue oils promising to remove and I don''t want to hide my legs anymore. Isn''t there any cream that I can use? I really don''t want to be looked down and being judged according to my looks. I want to feel good.
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Phumeza
The marks are probably caused by scar tissue. It may help to use something like Retin A cream but you will need a prescription for it.It will be best to see a dermatologist if possible. Please don't use over the counter skin lightners on these areas as it could aggravate the darkening.
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