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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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Any danger biting me on, around the neck? Skin around it is pink and it's swollen. Any idea how to tell him to stop?

Human bites: Signs of infection after a human bite include: increasing pain and tenderness, increased or new redness, increased swelling, fever, pus drainage, red streaks, and swollen glands. You may be developing an infection, see your doctor. Put mavala stop on your neck and the taste will be so bad you will not be bitten again. ...Read more

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Anyone know what causes painful swelling under the ear?

Anyone know what causes painful swelling under the ear?

Lots of reasons: Many things can cause this - enlarged and painful lymph nodes in the neck, TMJ can cause this. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the chicken skin like bumps around the vulva?

See expert: There are many conditions that can show these signs. Your dermatologist will determine if this condition requires treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any ideas on what to do about the hyperpigmentation on my legs (darkened discoloration)?

Can you tell me if there is any ideas on what to do about the hyperpigmentation on my legs (darkened discoloration)?

A few causes: The treatment for the hyperpigmentation depends on the cause. If you have had injuries to your legs, the healed skin can sometimes become hyperpigmented. Keeping injured areas out of the sun and using sun screen can help. Another common cause is swelling in the legs. This can cause leakage of iron from your blood cells into the skin, causing brown discoloration. Treatment is to use support hose. ...Read more

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My skin looks darker at the joints on my arms, behind the legs n esp near the crotch area. Why is this so n is there any way to lighten plse? Thanks!

My skin looks darker at the joints on my arms, behind the legs n esp near the crotch area. Why is this so n is there any way to lighten plse? Thanks!

Need details: What kind of skin do you have? How dark? History of itch these areas? How fat are you? Probably normal and certainly related to these factors. If you are seriously concerned, see a dermatologist. Be prepared to name all meds. Do you have relatives with similar features? ...Read more

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What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but i want to make sure?

What is this red lump of cheek skin inside my mouth called? I've heard that they are called oral skin tags but i want to make sure?

Sadly impossible : To diagnose without examining you clinically. Would recommend a consult with your dentist to evaluate lesion recommend appropriate treatment if any. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can be done about raised up skin tags that used to be beauty marks around my neck all around my neck?

What can be done about raised up skin tags that used to be beauty marks around my neck all around my neck?

Simple excision in t: easy to take off in the doctors office. In the old days you could tie a thread around them and they would strangle and fall off... though this seems painful and liable to get infected ...Read more

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What can I do about severe sunburn swelling of the face around the eyes?

What can I do about severe sunburn swelling of the face around the eyes?

Cool compresses: Sunburns are just like heat burns - they cause swelling. Cooling the skin with ice can lessen the swelling. If the skin is blistering, your doctor may prescribe antibiotic ointment. If the swelling does not go down in a day, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can any doctor remove what appears to be a skin tag from the end of my eyelid? It is starting to really bother me.

Can any doctor remove what appears to be a skin tag from the end of my eyelid? It is starting to really bother me.

Easy: These are quick and easy to remove. It is a routine procedure. Done by dermatologist, cosmetic surgeon, eye surgeon. No sutures or dressings. Nearly painless. Heal in 5 days. ...Read more

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What are the chances of developing skin cancer following co2 laser skin resurfacing? I believe my fair skin due to my irish heritage makes me more prone to burns and skin cancer. Can co2 laser cause such side effects?

What are the chances of developing skin cancer following co2 laser skin resurfacing? I believe my fair skin due to my irish heritage makes me more prone to burns and skin cancer. Can co2 laser cause such side effects?

No: Co2 laser resurfacing removes a layer of skin in a controlled fashion. In some cases, patients with extensive precancers can be treated with co2 laser, most frequently done on the lips. Sun protection is the most important measure to prevent skin cancer, regardless of whether or not you've had co2 laser resurfacing. Your fair skin may increase your risk of skin cancer independent of co2 laser. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to clear the pimple spots from face's skin. And what about the medical treatment.?

Is there any natural way to clear the pimple spots from face's skin. And what about the medical treatment.?

Meds: Over the counter meds you can use are benzoyl peroxide and salicyclic acid. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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What whitening products can u suggest? I want to lighten my skin especially the groin, elbow, underarm, neck, knee area. Thanks.

WHITENING PRODUCTS: THE PRESCRIPTION PRODUCTS CONTAIN 4% HYDROQUINONE A BIT PRICEY. THERE ARE SEVERAL 2% PRODUCTS ON THE MARKET THAT DO NOT REQUIRE A PRESCRIPTION FROM A DOCTOR. ONE IS CALLED AMBI (NO FINANCIAL INTEREST). ...Read more

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Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Mongolian spot: is a common birthmark of darkly pigmented skin that is frequently seen above and around the crack of the buttocks. If it looks anything like this image then it is probably a Mongolian spot. ...Read more

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I have skin infection behind my neck, skin is rough and black at the place and there is a lit of itching, can anyone suggest me what kind of infection?

I have skin infection behind my neck, skin is rough and black at the place and there is a lit of itching, can anyone suggest me what kind of infection?

See a dermatologist: You may have something called acanthosis nigricans, which is really not an infection. If the back of your neck feels velvety and soft and is darker than the rest of your skin it is possible you have this. To be sure i would see a dermatologist, since it can be associated with other things. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the name of the bone that's below my collarbone. It is visible on some people, like me.?

Can you tell me about the name of the bone that's below my collarbone. It is visible on some people, like me.?

Need more inform-: -mation, there are many bones below your collarbone. Is it around the shoulder or chest, shoulder could be coracoid process, chest could be sternum, or could be a rib. Only an xam hands on, and possibly imaging ...Read more

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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?

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.

.: Darkening of skin/tanning is a protective mechanism of the body. Increasing your melanocytes when you have increased sun exposure. If you don't want that better start applying sun block when out in sun and also try to decrease sun exposure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin darkening. How to stop melanin production.please suggest me medicine?

I am experiencing skin darkening. How to stop melanin production.please suggest me medicine?

Need to know why: We need to know why this is occurring. There can be a variety of reasons. You can discuss with your dermatologist, your primary physician, and see if there is an answer to help clarify this. ...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

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Can iron supplements cause skin darkening?

Can iron supplements cause skin darkening?

Possibly: Oral iron supplements do not cause skin color changes. Iron injections into muscle or skin can result is iron deposits in the skin causing color change locally at the site of injection. If your skin is changing color all over, however, and you are iron deficient, you should be seeing your doctor since some rare skin changes like color change are a distant manifestation rarely of a hidden cancer. ...Read more

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How to protect skin darkening from sun?

How to protect skin darkening from sun?

Skin darkening/ sun: To protect your skin from darkening during sun exposure you will need to apply generous amounts of sunscreen and re-apply every 2 hours. Limit sun exposure during high sun (10am-4pm). For detailed safe sun practices: http://www.Melanomaresource.Org/index.Php/site/content/sun_safe_practices/. ...Read more

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Is skin darkening a sign of some disease?

Is skin darkening a sign of some disease?

Yes, depends on site: Brownish discoloration about the ankle area may be due to venous insufficiency. Dark, velvety skin about body creases (armpits, groin, neck) may be seen in those with cancer. Some medications, and hormones can cause darkening of the skin. It is best to seek medical evaluation for this. ...Read more

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Can you reduce skin darkening that was caused by the sun?

Skin dark from sun: The best way to reduce skin that is darkened from the sun is to stop the exposure to the sun. Over time this pigment will fade on its own if to cease exposure and your skin will return to its natural color especially if you are only 17yo. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any remedies for skin darkening due to shaving?

Talk with your dr.: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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What are the reasions of skin darkening? Is it the sign of any disease?

A few to know: Generalized darkening of the skin is a classic warning of addison's disease and of hemochromatosis; the mechanisms are different but they're both worth knowing. If you're losing weight or feeling really ill without an obvious explanation, make an appontment; otherwise mention it to your physician when you next visit. Many folks have some darkening of the skin as adulthood approaches. ...Read more

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I started getting skin darkening a couple of days ago. Will I be back to normal by next week?

What changed?: Why is your skin darkening? Are you ingesting something? Putting something on your skin to darken it? Cooking yourself in a tanning booth? Using some harmless natural toxin? What you are doing and how long you do it for will affect how long, if ever you "return to normal". ...Read more