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dark skin discoloration on chin

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Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
& your question is?: How old is your friend? How long does she have the discoloration? How dark? How extensive an area of her skin? On both thighs? Any other symptoms? ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Any inflammation...: ...Of teh skin (and this is common in skin folds) can cause hyperpigmentation as a consequence.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Not related: Cysts on the scrotum are usually sebaceous meaning trapped sebum which is benign. If they get big, red or painful, you should get them lanced or excis ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Take it easy: Usually it is due to excessive force and irritation. Causes hyperpigmentation of the skin. Usually left alone, it can come back to normal skin color i ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Naturally dark?: Naturally dark skin is genetically determined, and runs in the family. A person gets darker after being in the sun, and lighter when out of the sun. I ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get more tan?: Bleaching is usually not the good option for evening out the skin tone but perhaps more tanning may help if you do not mind having an even darker skin ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not sure: Does this coloration run in your family? If so, there is not much you can do. You could try a lightening cream such as hydroxyquinone if available i ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You will improve with prescription adapalene or tretinoin gel or cream. You need to be evaluated and properly instructed in the use of therapeutic age ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some…: Your described penile discoloration may be just a light form of leukoderma or so-called vitiligo, which poses no harm to health and requires no treat ... Read More
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