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Pigment (Definition)

Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown ...Read more


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What could be the cause of skin pigment changes?

What could be the cause of skin pigment changes?

Skin pigment change: Pigment changes can be caused by sun damage, certain plants and fruits when touched to the skin, scarring, trauma from lasers, peels, etc. ...Read more

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Birth control and skin pigment changes connected?

Birth control and skin pigment changes connected?

Skin pigment + BCP's: The progestational agent in bcp's can often darken skin pigment, and this may not fade when you stop bcp's. Similar to the pigment changes that some women have in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does birth control cause skin pigment changes?

Does birth control cause skin pigment changes?

Yes it may : These conditions are commonly referred to as melas a or chloasma. ...Read more

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Noticable signs, such as fatigue or skin pigment changes at 28 weeks?

Noticable signs, such as fatigue or skin pigment changes at 28 weeks?

Melasma?: I assume you mean 28 weeks pregnant? This may be due to melanoma, which is sometimes known as the "mask of pregnancy". It is important to apply broad spectrum sunscreen several times daily, and follow up with a dermatologist to review your medications and other potential causes for the pigment changes. Treatment will depend upon the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about skin "pigment" changes to lighter tone temporarily in certain spots on arms and legs only? What could be the cause?

Need expert opinions about skin "pigment" changes to lighter tone temporarily in certain spots on arms and legs only? What could be the cause?

Temporary, permanent: If these spots are permanent and and not temporary you may have something called idiopathic hypomelanosis. They are more prominent when you are tan and are a sign of sun damage. I am not sure that this is the right diagnosis so you might want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are some treatment for skin pigmentation?

Pigmentation: If it's dark pigmentation: laser treatments, bleaching creams and chemical peels are used. Daily spf is necessary if it's lighter pigmentation : could be vitiligo if widespread and i would recommend a dermatology evaluation hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pigment changes?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skin pigmentation disorder?

What is the treatment for skin pigmentation disorder?

Depends: On what the disorder is. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and options. Also consider chinese medicine. I have seen some dramatic improvements with herbs that balance the body ...Read more

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Iam 23.. my skin is very dull and dead.. with pigmentation spots. Please help me out by any cream or any treatment.

Iam 23.. my skin is very dull and dead.. with pigmentation spots. Please help me out by any cream or any treatment.

Hypothyroidism: Check your TSH with a blood test Drink lot of clean filtered water everyday Sleep 8 hours a day Eat lot of fresh vegetables and fruits Do not waste money on any cream or treatment STAY HAPPY. Avoid pollution and cover urself in traffic Cut down on coffee,tea and fast food Avoid soda. Good luck ...Read more

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Skin Pigment Changes (Definition)

Skin pigment changes is a symptom in which a person has color changes on part or all of his skin. Pigment changes may be related to skin problems such as bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more