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Anyone know anything about treating skin darkening around the neck?

Anyone know anything about treating skin darkening around the neck?

Acanthosis nigricans: The primary aim of treatment is to correct the underlying disease process. Often correcting the underlying cause results in resolution of the lesions, acanthosis nigricans(an) correct hyperinsulinaemia through diet and medication lose weight with obesity-associated an excise or treat underlying tumour stop offending medicines in drug-induced an. ...Read more

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Is skin darkening that was caused by the sun irreversible? If not, how can it be reversed?

Is skin darkening that was caused by the sun irreversible? If not, how can it be reversed?

Tan: Skin darkening caused only by the sun is a tan and fades naturally.Some meds such as hormones and some diseases can also cause skin darkening which is harder to reverse.Lupus and pregnancy can cause facial darkening and adult onset congenial adrenal hyperplasia among other things can cause darkening of the neck and inner elbows.If you are having problems see your doctor to be sure you do not have ...Read more

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Which surgery is good for skin darkening?

Hmmmmm: Sorry, hendy.....I'm not sure of what you speak. Could you clarify a bit? ...Read more

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Can white people get vitiligo or skin darkening?

Can white people get vitiligo or skin darkening?

Vitiligo: Vitilgo is an auto immune disorder where your bodys immune cells attack the dark pigment cells in your skin. It coccurs in all kinds of people, but looks the worst in people with dark skin, since the vitiligostands out against the darker regular skin background.. There is no cure, and treatment is difficult. Darker spots on the skin is the opposite of vitiligo, and can occur from a burn or injury. ...Read more

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Advice? Would shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening?

Possibly: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some way to limit or stop skin darkening when outside?

Can you tell me some way to limit or stop skin darkening when outside?

Block it: There are several ways to prevent darkening of the skin from the sun. First is to block the sun. Physically, you can do this by staying under an umbrella, wearing a hat or using a sun block such as those with zinc oxide. You may chemically block the sun, using sunblocks that absorb the sun. The best way to prevent darkening of your skin from the sun, is to use both physical and chemical blocks ...Read more

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I m working in an it company in panchkula, india. Problem is my skin darkening.

I m working in an it company in panchkula, india. Problem is my skin darkening.

Many causes: Skin darkening is primarily caused by sun exposure. Other factors causing darkening include certain drugs or antibiotics, hormones (ie: estrogen, birth control pills), pregnancy, hormonal disorder, photosentizers such as tretinoin, glycolic acid, chemical peels, resurfacing procedures, allergic reactions or rashes or eczema or irritation or rubbing of the skin. ...Read more

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I go swimming at 11 am. What can I apply on skin to avoid skin darkening since the exposed area of skin has become really dark?

Sunscreen : A mineral based sunscreen such as neutrogena pure & free spf50 or aveeno (oatmeal) mineralblock can help prevent sun damage which leads to the darkening of the skin. Apply and adequate amount and wear sun protective clothing and stay in the shade as much as possible. ...Read more

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How can I prevent skin darkening from sun exposure?

Physical sunblock: The use of a good quality physical sun block that blocks out both UV A and UVB rays. The skin will still tan but to a much lesser extent. The physical block should be either zinc or titanium . Theses products can be purchased at a dermatologist office and in many spas. The better products are PCA, Skin Medica, SkinCeuticals, Obagi and others but these are most popular ...Read more