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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Bronze skin color: may be caused by Adrenal insufficiency, Primary Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal hyperplasia, Adrenoleukodystrophy, Wilson’s Disease, Biliary cirrhosis, ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
21 years experience in Dermatology
Varied: Bronze skin can be caused by a more rare disease affecting the liver (hemochromatosis) and possibly also by disorders of the adrenal glands. Best to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Sunscreen is recommended for people of all skin types as skin cancer is seen in every group. Melanin is the pigment which is responsible for the brow ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Less: In general, darkly pigmented people have less skin cancer. However, that doesn't count those who are very white and obtain a tan - just those people ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience in Cosmetic Surgery
Spray: The safest (and fastest) way for someone with very light skin to get a nice color is by spray tanning. If you are determined to tan in a bed (or in t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Anaemia: If you have anaemia due to lack of. Iron your skin would be pale. However if you have too. Much iron you ma develop a bronze color in your skin. Good ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Uncertain: One thought is hemochromatosis. REF: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemochromatosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351443
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
High ACTH: Increased skin pigmentation in individuals with ai is due to increased acth production which in turn activates the production of melanin by the pigmen ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Apperently, YES.: This disease manifests in the 3rd to 5th decade of life, but can also be in children. This is from iron overload that is deposited in tissues like he ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
Dark skin: You need to be evaluated for adrenal disease, Insulin resistance, and hemochromatosis.

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