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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Sun Block: If you use a strong sun block that may help.
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin darkening/ sun: To protect your skin from darkening during sun exposure you will need to apply generous amounts of sunscreen and re-apply every 2 hours. Limit sun exp ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Yes,pigmentation?: Multiple causes depending about distribution, spread, etc' need valuation.
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Yes, depends on site: Brownish discoloration about the ankle area may be due to venous insufficiency. Dark, velvety skin about body creases (armpits, groin, neck) may be s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Skin darkening: No
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Kroumpouzos
32 years experience Dermatology
Darker skin color: Color of the skin becoming darker.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Maas
35 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Skin dark from sun: The best way to reduce skin that is darkened from the sun is to stop the exposure to the sun. Over time this pigment will fade on its own if to cease ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your dr.: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
A few to know: Generalized darkening of the skin is a classic warning of addison's disease and of hemochromatosis; the mechanisms are different but they're both wort ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ryan
15 years experience Family Medicine
Dematology: some changes made by the sun are reversible, others are not and can be and early stage of cancer, or even cancer itself. when in doubt have a doctor ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
29 years experience Family Medicine
What changed?: Why is your skin darkening? Are you ingesting something? Putting something on your skin to darken it? Cooking yourself in a tanning booth? Using s ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Facial: It depends on what caused the darkening. Often its due to hormonal imbalance which may be harder to deal with. I'd go to a person who does natural fac ... Read More
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