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Darkening Of Skin Color
Sunblock: Sunblock is the cornerstone of management and prevention is the key. Once it has developed there are a variety of bleaching agents that can be used that combine varying proportions of retin-a, hydroquinone, kojic acid and topical steroids. On occasion chemical peels with glycolic acid may also help. Lastly laser resurfacing is an option but not without more risk. See your dermatologist for options. ...Read more
The studies : I've seen have not had these complaints. But everyone is different I would stop the med and speak to your doctor ...Read more
Tea and Skin Color: No, drinking tea or coffee doesn't cause the pigmentation of your skin to change color. The only things that can cause your skin to darken is a tan of course...Your family genetics and some systemic diseases. ...Read more
Does isotretinoin cause irreversible sun damage? Will it cause permanent darkening of skin due to sun exposure?
Not likely: Topical Isotretinoin is well known to cause photosensitivity (easy burning) from bright sun light exposure. This will cause temporary redness and soreness, but not permanent change. Interestingly, Isotretinoin and other so-called retinoid agents have been successfully used for years to actually help reverse chronic sun damage. ...Read more
Should there be any concern about definitive darkening of skin on the lower belly located only on the left side? No pain associated with but has been this way for years.
My hair is turning gray, dermatologist prescribed PABA tablet does using this tablet also darken my skin color?
While this: product is used in sunscreen to block UV light and found in folic acid, It's ability to darken hair or treat vitiligo has mixed reviews. While I don't believe it will hurt you I am not sure how much it will help. And no it should not darken your skin unless you have areas of lost pigment, and there the results again are mixed. ...Read more
Only on my right toe, there has been this occurring dryness, peeling, and also the color of my toe has darken compare to the rest of my skin color. ?
Possible fungus: But without seeing can't tell you 100 percent. ...Read more
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