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A 23-year-old male asked:

i have a vertical indent on the left side of my forehead. recently the skin has gotten darker and now appears as a dark line. how can i reverse this?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
See your doctor: This is an unusual finding that should be examined in person.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

My forehead skin is always peeling off. Is something wrong with my skin?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: There are many conditions that can cause dryness of the forehead. It could simply be dry skin or conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis. Therefore, it's important that you call and make an appointment with your primary care physician. Most of these can be properly diagnosed and treated with a brief visit.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Why is my skin so dark from my forehead, what shall I do to lightn it?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Inflammtaion,ethnic: This could be variation of ethnic skin or more probably secondary to inflammation. Treatments would include antiinflammatory combined with peeling agent such as retionid, vitamin a derivative. Dpending on your individual case a chemical peel could offer relief in one week.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Could it be fatal to lacerate your forehead skin?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Unlikely: If the knife is laced with poison and goes very deeply maybe . If you have cut yourself see a doctor to get it sewn up to avoid scarring. If you got it infected you may need an antibiotic.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Please advise if it's fatal to lacerate your forehead skin?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Fatal laceration: Depends on how deep and if you stop bleeding.

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