Dark patches of ringworms

I had some ringworms near my thighs, hands and chest some months ago and had them treated. Now the itching is gone but the marks of those are left out on the skin which are uneven to the skin tone. Just wanted to know how to get rid of them! Thanks.
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Dr. Govind Suresh Mittal
6 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dermatologist

INR 350 for 24 hrs

Greetings. Firstly make sure the infection has totally subsided and you have no symptoms of skin lesions or itching. The darkness of skin can persist for few weeks to months - its worse if you are over weight and your thighs rub against each other and there is pigmentation due to friction too. You could try applying a skin lightening cream - STRICTLY UNDER PRESCRIPTION - daily night for a month only for the THIGH AREA AND NOT GROINF FOLD OR SCROTUM.
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