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Doctor insights on: Brown Hyperpigmentation

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Could gallbladder problems cause brown hyperpigmentation - even rarely?

Could gallbladder problems cause brown hyperpigmentation - even rarely?

Very unlikely.: Doubtful from gall bladder disease alone. In the case of obstruction due to gallstones with the development of jaundice, which can cause itching, chronic scratching could possibly cause hyperpigmentation. Other than that, by itself, it is unlikely to do so. However, other diseases can cause it so get a thorough checkup. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is a medical term describing areas of skin that are darker than the rest of the skin. It can be present from birth or caused by ...Read more


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What are some hereditary causes of entire body brown hyperpigmentation that passes from motherto daughter?

What are some hereditary causes of entire body brown hyperpigmentation that passes from motherto daughter?

Hereditary hyperpigm: Skin hyperpigmentation can be hereditary and can be passed on to family members with variable phenotypic expression. ...Read more

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Can Meladerm reduce pink/red/brown (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation) spots, from acne that isn't there anymore?

Can Meladerm reduce pink/red/brown (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation) spots, from acne that isn't there anymore?

No need for this: You don't likely need lightening agents for for post-acne lesions. They should fade over time as long as you as using a good moisturizer and sun block, like Purpose Lotion. Scarring may indeed be part of your problem; if so, see a dermatologist. Meladerm contains several things that have not undergone clinical trials. ...Read more

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Will Alma laser Clearlift plus get rid of dark circles and hyperpigmentation on a light brown skin?

Can: Yes this Laser could help you need to consult a dermatologist plastic surgeon or doctor uses lasers for specific advice.Then generally they want to try a small test area to see if your skin becomes too late or too dark or normal appearing with the treatment ...Read more

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Brown skin color. 5 on a scale of 6. I have 2, 3 inch spot of hyperpigmentation from 10yr ago from using epila laser. How do i reverse it?

Brown skin color. 5 on a scale of 6. I have 2,  3 inch spot of hyperpigmentation from 10yr ago from using epila laser. How do i reverse it?

Unlikely to reverse: It sounds like the hyperpigmented skin is a side-effect from the laser. There are creams that you can buy over the counter to help with sun and age spots, but it is unlikely that your skin tone will return to normal after all this time. In general, the laser therapies result in skin discoloration that commercial advertisements do not disclose. Try the creams first, then see a dermatologist next. ...Read more

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Whats the best OTC fade cream for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation spot(dark brown unchanged after month since rednes passed but dark spot stayed?

Whats the best OTC fade cream for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation spot(dark brown unchanged after month since rednes passed but dark spot stayed?

See a dermatologist: Throw away the zinc and valarian which are useless and may have unpleasant effects. You will get best result from evaluation + treatment by a skin specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation is a clinical finding in which an area of skin is darker due ...Read more