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I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?

I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on  my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?

Yes but in the face: of eczema you really need to discuss options with dermatologist as many things that can help pigmentation can aggravate eczema. make appointment ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Eczema (Definition)

The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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What will happen if you squeeze patches on your skin from eczema?

What will happen if you squeeze patches on your skin from eczema?

Can make worse: Squeezing or scratching/rubbing the skin can cause the eczema to worsen and also cause post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation or discolorations and scarring. Instead of squeezing, apply topical steroids or creams intended to distract the skin from itching (contain lidocaine, camphor, menthol) and take antihistamines. ...Read more

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How can remove dark spots as result of eczema?

How can remove dark spots as result of eczema?

Time and bleaching c: Dark spots or hyperpigmentation is not uncommon after healing of an ulcer.Most of the time they resolve with time and massage.Sometimes one need help with bleaching cream.Bur you should consult with a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I was suffering from eczema, and during those time I scratched my skin so much that I now have a lot of dark marks on my skin. Can they be removed?

I was suffering from eczema, and during those time I scratched my skin so much that I now have a lot of dark marks on my skin. Can they be removed?

Can be improved: Most likely they can be improved, but it is hard to know exactly what will be the best solution. Possible treatments include some topical creams or perhaps an erbium laser treatment like fraxel. Unless the marks are very severe, surgical removal will not be a very good option. Seek out a knowledgeable dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dear dr, i had eczema infection one year ago, and it went away. It left my skin with hyperpigmentatic under skin. How can I treat removing it?

Dear dr, 
i had eczema infection one year ago, and it went away. It left  my skin with hyperpigmentatic under skin. How can I treat removing it?

Postinflammatory hyp: After any irritation hyperpigmentation is common among dark-skinned people. Eczema is not an infection. It is chronic & recurrent. The basic need is to control the eczema. Your dermatologist may also introduce you to cream for color correction. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

No cure for eczema: But topical steroids can help a lot. For the hyperpigmentation, there are bleaching creams, but they can also irritate, especially if you have eczema. The best way is to control the underlying eczema, and the dark spots will eventually fade. See a dermatologist to make sure that your skin condition is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I am diabetic and suffering from eczema and have lot of dark spots how can I get rid of it.?

I am diabetic and suffering from eczema and have lot of dark spots how can I get rid of it.?

Darkness in Diabetic: Eczema can lead to a condition known as secondary hyperpigmentation. This is the skins response to chronic irritation, usually scratching, and results in a persistent darkening. Poor diabetic control can also lead to problems with the skin, including eczema, as can poor nutrition and/or vitamin deficiencies. Some darkening can respond to laser therapy and skin lightners, but prevention is best. ...Read more

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Is it true that eczema is related to adrenal gland disorder? How?

Eczema and adrenals: The answer is no, they are not related. Adrenal failure (addison's) can include some hyperpigmentation and/or vitiligo, but not eczema. I wondered why you asked; i see that the "adrenal fatigue" blogs are full of this nonsense. "adrenal fatigue" is a fake diagnosis. The people who are pushing "adrenal fatigue" are trying to link all the ills of mankind together. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Yes: If you scratch an area you can get it bruised. Aspirin and other anticoagulant medications can also cause bruising. Eczema in general does not bruise, however people do get hyperpigmentation after the eczema has resolved. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is also known as Increased skin pigmentation. 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


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