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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: A rash or infection or injury could have caused hyperpigmentation. It can also be a variant of a type of birth mark or nevus which is deeper in the sk ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes.

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Your hyperpigmentation is apparently not a hygiene issue. Not sure what it is, but there may be an allergy, medication reaction, or hormonal issue, am ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Hereditary hyperpigm: Skin hyperpigmentation can be hereditary and can be passed on to family members with variable phenotypic expression.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hyperpigmentation: I suggest seeing a dermatologist.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Give it time: Inflammation may leave a mark for some time. It would be better to let it heal by itself. Intervention may make matters worse. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: need more info and pics to instruct more accurately. Therefore , you ought to see your dermatologist for evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sometimes scratching: itchy spots results in that area becoming hyper pigmented...a persistent stimulation of skin cells. It is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Not completely: Please see your doctor again to answer your concerns about laser.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
No: Pregnancy causes permanent hyperpigmentation on certain parts of the body like the nipples and external vulva. After pregnancy there will be some fadi ... Read More

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