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what tests can be done to detect various skin pigmentation disorders?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Depends on...: There are many skin pigmentation disorders. It could be related to systemic disorders such as addison's disease, hemochromatosis, or cirrhosis, etc... If suspected, there are blood test that your doctor can check to diagnose your condition. Many drugs can cause dyspigmentation, such as minocycline, amiodarone, etc.... These are diagnosed based on the clinical pattern of dyspigmentation.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Skin biopsy: Many pigmentary disorders are diagmosed clinically, by the way they look, and associated symptoms. If there is doubt, a skin biopsy can be helpful.

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How can I better my skin condition?

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Condition: What skin condition do you have ? You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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Could salty food cause a dry taste in my mouth?

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I have headache in my head what I have to do?

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Cause of headache: The best way to tackle a headache is to figure out what's causing it in the first place - is it a migraine, from not eating breakfast this am, from skipping a dose of a medicine, from not getting enough sleep? There can be many reasons. For the run of the mill dull headache, i usually like to try some Ibuprofen and/or tylenol (acetaminophen) first and see how it feels after an hour or so.

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