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DPN Treatment in Pune

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra or DPN is a type of skin growth. The symptoms of DPN are black or brown spots. Moreover, patients find DPN usually on the cheek and around the eyes, forehead, neck, chest, and back.

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Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN) appears as small brown or black spots on the skin. Generally, these spots are seen around the cheekbones and eyes. However, they are also seen on the face, neck, chest, and back. Some people with DPN have a few, isolated spots while others have hundreds of spots. The spots are neither cancerous nor dangerous to your health. However, they may be itchy, irritating, or cosmetically unappealing.

Do & Don’t after getting DPN removal treatment

DO: Keep realistic expectations from the treatment.
DO: Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily.

DON’T: Leave the house without sun protection.
DON’T: Pick the scabs.
DON’T: Scrub your skin too roughly.


The spots may either be flat or hang off the skin from a stalk or peduncle. Usually, the bumps caused by DPN are round.


They range in size from 1 to 5 millimeters. The bumps tend to grow bigger and increase in number as the individual ages.


The bumps are initially smooth. However, the bumps can become rougher looking over time.

Causes of DPN

Usually, the cause is genetics. However, it may also be a result of the natural aging process.

People at risk

It is typically seen in individuals with darker skin types.

People with a positive family history are affected more commonly and earlier than those without any such history.


Treatment for DPN

Dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN) is not a health concern and is not life-threatening, However, many people consider removing the spots for aesthetic reasons. this can be removed completely by treatment. but chances of new ones coming will be present.

  • Surgical removal: 

The DPN bumps or spots can be surgically removed through the following techniques usually done with topical anesthesia:

  1. Scissor excision: In this technique, your doctor will grab the DPN spot with small forceps and lightly pull it up. Then he will use small, curved scissors to carefully cut around and under the lesion. This technique treats DPN spots that rise above the skin.
  2. Electrocautery: Electrocautery involves using a small probe with an electric current to burn away the bumps.
  3. Cryosurgery: Cryosurgery involves freezing off the bumps using liquid nitrogen.
  4. Electrodesiccation: Electrodesiccation involves dehydrating the superficial tissue to destroy it.

These treatments may cause scarring. Moreover, they also won’t stop new bumps from appearing.

2. Laser treatments:

Laser therapy uses different wavelengths and frequencies to remove the DPN growths. Some of the lasers that can help to remove or reduce the appearance of DPN growths are:

  1. Carbon-dioxide laser: This type of laser therapy is a safe and effective option for DPN it is done under topical anesthesia.

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Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra or DPN is a type of hyperpigmentation. The symptoms of DPN are black or brown spots. Moreover, patients find DPN usually on the cheek and around the eyes, forehead, neck, chest, and back.

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Tukaram Kadam

"It was nice talking with her.She has great experienced about how to talk with patient and release the stress for what they had as their problem."

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Chaitanya Shinde

"Good service and staff is very good. I had lots of DPN, and treatment over here helped me to remove them. Thanks to Clear Skin and hair md clinic"

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Shubham Acharya

"Makes you feel comfortable with the treatment by making you understand the issues and the solution of moving DPNs."

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Kailas Salve

"Very friendly and accommodating staff Their staff also calls and makes sure the the patient is comfortable post treatment and medications are being taken timely."

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Akanksha Khadasne

"The doctor is very skillful, polite and he answered all my questions in detail. Also explained me about the treatment thoroughly and then started removing my DPN's"

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