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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have uneven skin tone. my skin tone is medium. my face, belly, legs, armpits and knees are darker than the rest of body.how can i have an even skin?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It can be hormonal: Some medical conditions can cause hyperpigmentation in certain body parts. People with Insulin resistance who are predsiposed to develop diabetes, or even diabetic people can develop darker pigmentation. Make sure that you are screened for diabetes and have your Insulin levels checked. Another possibility is genetic predisoposition. Certain races, especially ethnic ones, have those features.
Dr. Dave Burns
A Verified Doctoranswered
47 years experience
Go see a dermatologi: I would recommend seeing a dermatologist to diagnose your condition.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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