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Doctor insights on: Dark Pigmentation On Hands

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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?

Often hormonal: Pigmentation occurs from the substance melanin, which with light activation also makes people tan. Knuckle hyper pigmentation can occur with physiological aging; inflammation from burns, acne; hormonal changes such as pregnancy or menopause. When generalized it can be of concern to the patient but is not a functional problem that leads to any concern. ...Read more

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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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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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What to do for dark pigmentation on forehead ?

What to do for dark pigmentation on forehead ?

See doctor: see a doctor for dark pigmentation on forehead to make sure its not a rash or rarely a skin caner. The treatment can be melanex (hydroquinone) cream ...Read more

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Why would the skin on my hands be turning dark colored?

Why would the skin on my hands be turning dark colored?

Uncertain: Is the skin on your hands exposed to sun more than the rest of your body? Are you using sun screen? If yes, on your hands? ...Read more

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How do you clear up hyper-pigmentation on dark, sensitive skin?

How do you clear up hyper-pigmentation on dark, sensitive skin?

Hyperpigmentation: See your dermatologist for the best medicines for sensitive skin. Most patients can tolerate some version of hydroquinone to lighten dark spots, but there are great alternatives for those who cant, such as azeleic acid, kojic acid, and other brighteners. ...Read more

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My skin get darker including hands and face i was born white.......?

My skin get darker including hands and face i was born white.......?

Hyperpigmentation: Of face can be "mask of pregnancy" or use of contraceptives or dilantin. Sudden onset (in non-obese) of hyperpigmentation of palms & soles may be associated with malignancy. See fp or internist for thorough history & physical & other possible causes. ...Read more