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Doctor insights on: Dark Pigmentation On Hands

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I have got skin pigmentation on my hands what is the best solution?

I have got skin pigmentation on my hands what is the best solution?

They are sun related: Pigmentated spots on the hands are sually related to sun exposure and can be treated by a variety of means such as intense pulse light therapy, laser, or liquid nitrogen. The use of sunscreen and avoidance of extended sun exposure is recommended. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for pigmentation changes on the joints of my hand?

What are the reasons for pigmentation changes on the joints of my hand?

Hard to tell without: In-person examination. Pigmentation changes can be a result of inflammation coupled with ultraviolet exposure, but this is such a broad question that specific answers will require a physician examination. Start with your dermatologist or general physician. ...Read more

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I m 49 years old. I hve pigmentation on my hand for d last 10 years... I have family history also... Can it be cure?

I m 49 years old. I hve pigmentation on my hand for d last 10 years... I have family history also... Can it be cure?

Age Spots: Actually there is very little to comment on here about your troubles. This surely sounds like 'liver' spots or 'age' spots. I would consult with a dermatologist who can actually see what you mean by 'pigmentation'. In general there is little to do for these spots. ...Read more

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I have pigmentation spots on my hands due to harmonal imbalance. How to get rid of them?

I have pigmentation spots on my hands due to harmonal imbalance. How to get rid of them?

Hydroquinolone 2%: Hyperpigmentation on the skin can be treated kn a variety of ways. A dermatologist can be consulted for effective treatments. Hydroquinolone 2% topical cream is a common treatment and can be found over the counter. Results can be seen usually in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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My hands are dark compared to my inner hands and body, i know this s due to sun light. Is there any remedy to make my hands back to normal colour?

My hands are dark compared to my inner hands and body, i know this s due to sun light. Is there any remedy to make my hands back to normal colour?

Sunscreen: If a one's hands are tanned, and he doesn't like the natural tanned appearance, he can use sunscreen on his hands whenever he is outdoors. Over time, his hands will become less tanned. Some people retain their tanned color for a couple of years, even if protected from the sun... That's just the way nature is. One can also visit a dermatologist for lightening cream, if very unhappy about the tan. ...Read more

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I just did ecstasy and my hands have gone darker than usual. Should i be worried? What this might be?

I just did ecstasy and my hands have gone darker than usual. Should i be worried? What this might be?

Ecstacy the downside: Hi i would say that the longer past the use of ecstacy the more you will feel normal. Coming off of ecsatcy is not easy for some people. The diffuse overuse of your seratonin stores may feel like a horrible depression that can last a few days. But, the most common problem on ecstacy is dehydration and that may be what you are seeing in your skin. ...Read more

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Can ringworm cause darker pigmentation of the skin?

Can ringworm cause darker pigmentation of the skin?

Yes: In patients with darker skin types, any cause of redness or inflammation can heal with darker spots, called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih). The best way to prevent this is to control the redness/inflammation early, by treating the ringworm if that is the cause of redness. Pih takes months or years to fade once the original rash has been treated. ...Read more

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Can people with dark skin pigmentation use sunblock?

Can people with dark skin pigmentation use sunblock?

Yes: Everyone should use sunscreen. Those with more pigment are less likely to develop skin cancer, but with enough ultraviolet exposure, it is possible. A good, broad-spectrum sunscreen with zinc oxide (eg. Coppertone faces) applied daily with reduce the chance of premature aging and skin cancer. ...Read more

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What could be causing the skin on my hands to get dark spots?

What could be causing the skin on my hands to get dark spots?

DARK SPOTS ON HANDS: Dark spots on hands can be due to age, sun exposure, medications, how long have they been dark? How old are you? Cannot tell without seeing. See your doctor and be reassured. ...Read more

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One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

Frostbite does not: typically affect the entire hand unless there has been severe exposure, in that case having only one hand affected would be unusual too those are cases where both hand and both feet are affected from severe prolonged cold. Frostbite comes in stages, mild is irritated skin, then blisters then dark dark skin which looks dead. Circulation issues can give "blue" hands see your doctor ...Read more