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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sun and Hormones: Skin damage due to sun exposure is one of the main causes of skin discoloration. Also, hormones, like estrogen can cause darkening of the skin, known ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Depends on cause: see a dermatologist to get the diagnosis of what your skin discoloration is from. If it is just sun damage you are talking about start an over the cou ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin discoloration: Skin discoloration. Many causes. Some common and many rare. Sun (uva) causes dna damage which stimulates pigment formation. Hormones(estrogen ) can s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment. The type of treatment depends on the type of discoloration.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment. The type of treatment depends on the type of discoloration.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common yeast infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment. The type of treatment depends on the type of discoloration.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Skin discoloration: This is a change in color to the outer tissue layer of the body. Skin color changes can occur with a variety of medical conditions.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Coconut oil: I would start with using a small amount of coconut oil on the area of skin discoloration after showering. If it is on the face, use it at night after ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Makeup: How much makeup do you wear? Makeup has a sunblock in it.

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