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Does eczema make skin darker and darker?

Does eczema make skin darker and darker?

Possible: If you have untreated eczema it can cause skin stains and give you brown or dark skin stains. Avoid picking and scratching because it makes it worse. See your doctor for appropriate treatment. Get the sarna lotion for sensitive skin to hold down the itching and try the eucerin eczema skin cream. Flare ups occur when you are stressed and are not using coping skills. Therapy helps that. ...Read more

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Can sunlight affect skin mole color?

Can sunlight affect skin mole color?

Mole: Mole color is determined by pigment (melanin) deeper in the skin. Sunlight does not effect the mole 's color. ...Read more

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Skin fungus- skin colour change back?

Skin fungus- skin colour change back?

It can?: Tinea versacolor is the most common type of skin "fungus" that causes color changes. After it is treated the color usually returns to normal. There can be some permanent color change, but that is not usually the case. There are other fungal skin infections that could cause pigmentation changes, but they are not the usual ones. ...Read more

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Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

It can!: Be very careful with lasers on dark skin. See someone with a lot of experience. ...Read more

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I'm black with light brown skin. Will coconut oil make my skin darker?

No.: Sunlight will make your skin darker if you apply coconut oil and sunbathe, because coconut oil is a poor sunscreen. But coconut oil by itself will not darken your skin. ...Read more

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My skin colour is normal white but why my penis skin and scrotum skin colour is dark brown? How to make it white as like my skin colour?

My skin colour is normal white but why my penis skin and scrotum skin colour is dark brown? How to make it white as like my skin colour?

Answered, ...: Your Q was answered hours ago. Apparently, it was not what you like to hear, but I'm sure it's what you need to hear. Online trolling for magic solution will be in vain. Your most reasonable next step is to seek pro-evaluation & counseling so to define and balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities for your best interest in the future. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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When is baby`s skin color eye color hair color all determined?

When is baby`s skin color eye color hair color all determined?

At conception: When the sperm and egg combine their genetic material, the eye and skin color are determined. ...Read more

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Penis skin discoloration. Underside of shaft looks light while around looks darker. How can I have a uniform light color all round?

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Penis skin discoloration. Underside of shaft looks light while around looks darker. How can I have a uniform light color all round?

Here are some…: Your described penile discoloration may be just a light form of leukoderma or so-called vitiligo, which poses no harm to health and requires no treatment. In other words, the best choice of care is to leave it alone. If still in doubt, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. Your online inquiry hints you're a health-conscious person who wish to live a long happy life. Congratulate! ...Read more

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What do doctors prescribe or recommend to tone out skin color, particularly dark pigmented, sensitive skin to light colored skin?

What do doctors prescribe or recommend to tone out skin color, particularly dark pigmented, sensitive skin to light colored skin?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation is a problem for scars in all people but especially in dark pigmented individuals. Hydroquinone products can help. The least concentrated one is enlighten. Then the stronger concentrations can be used but may be more irritating to sensitive skin. Certain laser therapy may be helpful, and a selected test patch helps. Some hyperpimentation may be from hormones, such as in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Parts of my skin are not tanning like the rest. Does a ringworm rash change skin pigment?

Parts of my skin are not tanning like the rest. Does a ringworm rash change skin pigment?

Yes: Often, ringworm, a type of fungal infection will cause the skin to be hypopigmented so the area where you have the infection will be lighter. Try applying an antifungal cream. Once the infection clears, the skin color should return to normal. ...Read more

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Sometimes my skin looks lighter sometimes darker, why?

Sometimes my skin looks lighter sometimes darker, why?

SKIN VARIES IN COLOR: IT MAY DEPEND ON HOW MUCH SUN YOU MAY BE GETTING WHERE YOU LIVE. IS THE COLOR CHANGE ALL OVER THE BODY, OR IS IT MAINLY ON EXPOSED AREAS? DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? SOME MEDICATIONS PLUS SUN EXPOSURE CAN MAKE THE SKIN DARKER. IF YOU ARE CONCERNED, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGST ...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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Is purple-bluish skin normal?

Is purple-bluish skin normal?

Skin color: This an indication of purpura (blood under the skin). As a patient ages, the skin thins, and this can be a normal phenomenon, especially if the patient is on blood thinners, aspirin, nsaids, vitamin E , garlic, fish oil, etc. However, this would not be normal in younger patients. ...Read more

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Does dialysis cause skin color change?

Does dialysis cause skin color change?

Sallow complexion: Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin. As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion. Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin). ...Read more