Darkness on nose

I used to pick white heads on my nose...but one omnious day my nose starts peeling its skin on its own and turning somewhat darker...which left me with a dark horizontal line on my had been there for 1 year had faded a little...but i want to know does it requires treatment or the line fade away on its own...???
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Dr. Shilpa Wadhwa
9 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Dermatologist
Hi...the dark line you are talking about will be mostly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation...sometimes it goes even without any treatment if it is superficial but not you need to consult a dermatologist who will examine and will let you know if any treatment is required. But the most important thing you need to do is start using a good sunscreen with spf 25 to 30..
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