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Dark Pigmentation Around Lips
FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more
Eczema on face caused dark circles around my eyes. Will it naturally go? Will applying milk around eyes make the dark circles lighter?
Lipid (Fat) Deposits: Although this ring may look purple in people with brown eyes it is actually opaque white/grey. It is caused by lipid (fat) deposits around the periphery of the cornea. It is called arcus senilis. It is a benign finding and occurs commonly but in certain patients can rarely indicate elevated cholesterol and if asymmetric can indicate narrow blood vessels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleeding Gums after brushing, White Wrinkled Lines in inner/lower cheek, Peeling skin in mouth, Rough Spots?
Melasma?: That area is very prone to hyper pigmentation ( melanoma) usually due to birth control pills, pregnancy or acne scarring. Sounds like for you it could be due to acne in which case a very light fading cream could be helpful. It's important to use spf everyday to avoid future darkening particularly when you are using any light bleaching cream. See dermatology if it persists. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Melasma: Increased pigmentation on the face during pregnancy or other hormonal changes is called melasma. It is not recommended to treat melasma during pregnancy or while breast feeding - however, thereafter, skin lighteners (including hydroquinone or other herbal products), chemical peels, and ipl laser treatments may help. Melasma can be challenging to correct, but will often lighten at least bit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The skin is losing colour around the lips. The skin around the lips has become pale and white. Also the lips are pinkish in colour.
Habit: Are you "licking" your lips, because they are sore. This strips off skin oils and promotes irritants. A constant use of a vapor barrier, for a few days may break the cycle. (basic vaseline, ect). ...Read more
Face skin w/ red patches on both cheeks near temples and forehead, discoloration around lips, only during ovulation/period. Recurrent monthly. Plshelp
More information: Have you been on any birth control pill or hormone therapy that you have stopped recently? BTW Advil (ibuprofen) and Ibuprofen are the same medication, make sure not to take a lot of it as it could cause upset stomach, bleeding from stomach and kidney trouble. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the dark, tough skin around my acne scab? The red skin around the popped acne turned into a dark brown and the skin became tough to touch.
Puffiness in ankles, abdo & rt side of head/neck. W/dark skin spots that fill w/fluid - skin lightens if popped like acne. Veins visible, bluish skin?
See doc: See your doctor because you have several problems. ...Read more
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