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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Sometimes darkening or hyper pigmentation can be due to hormonal changes in stress hormones like Cortisol. There can be other findings based on physic ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Probably Nothing: doesnt sound like anything to worry about. If it's not better in a week, see your dentist.
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Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
21 years experience Dentistry
You may be correct: Sounds like it could be a blood blister. If it isn't gone in a few weeks it would be worth seeing a dentist to check it out, although it doesn't soun ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Tea: Lots of things, especially dark colored drinks. Tea is a notorious culprit.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Normal...: What you have seen, observed, & described about the color of penile skin & glans penis is the normally expected effects from changing sex horm ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye color is a genetic trait. Heavy inflammation or surgical/trauma to the iris (colored part of the eye) can make the color seem to change.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
eczema: Any skin inflammation can cause the skin to darken, including eczema.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Usually not: But check w/your pediatrician if you have concerns.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
More details please: What do you mean? What are you reporting? What is the size of the area, raised, flat, intermittent, or persistent.? Sunburn, new lipstick, or makeu ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Unaesthetic Crown: Good day; Truly require additional information before answering your question. Margin of the crown may not fit tooth. Prepared tooth may be darkenin ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Graying tooth?: Have a dentist do a one on one clinical and radiographic assessment in order to determine the cause and suggest appropriate treatment if needed.

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