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How to stop hyperpigmentation? It occurs to some areas on my body even though I am cleaning my body everyday and scrubbing every the other day.

How to stop hyperpigmentation? It occurs to some areas on my body even though I am cleaning my body everyday and scrubbing every the other day.

Get checked: Your hyperpigmentation is apparently not a hygiene issue. Not sure what it is, but there may be an allergy, medication reaction, or hormonal issue, among other considerations. Do see a clinician, get checked, & find out for sure. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Hemiplegia (Definition)

Hemiplegia is also known as One sided paralysis. Hemiplegia is a term describing the inability to move a group of muscles on one side of the body. It is commonly caused by strokes, and may involve muscles of the ...Read more


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Can hyperpigmentation be on the left side of your body only?

Can hyperpigmentation be on the left side of your body only?

Yes: A rash or infection or injury could have caused hyperpigmentation. It can also be a variant of a type of birth mark or nevus which is deeper in the skin and would be difficult even with laser to remove. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hyperpigmentation?

What are the symptoms of hyperpigmentation?

Dark spots: Hyperpigmentation refers to areas of skin that appear to be darker than the patients normal skin color. Hyperpigmentation is usually a brown or black color. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about hyperpigmentation?

What can you tell me about hyperpigmentation?

It's hard to beat: Usually worse after pregnancy and his hormone-related-markedly exacerbated by the sun, can be to some extent prevented by long-term tretinoin use-can be improved with hydroquinone. ...Read more

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What is hemiplegia? What kind if dr do you see for it? Thx

What is hemiplegia? What kind if dr do you see for it? Thx

Weakness: Hemiplegia means weakness affecting half of the body, such as the right arm and right leg. You should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC medications that I can take for hyperpigmentation?

Hyper pigmentation: hello, depending on the location, a short course of OTC mild cortisone cream may help. Use it sparingly 2-3/day for no longer than 14 days. A skin care specialist may recommend a laser treatment like we use in our office. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is hemiplegia fully cureable with well planned exercise?

Is hemiplegia fully cureable with well planned exercise?

Plegia-n; paresis-y: Hemiplegia is a complete paralysis, usually of a limb or limbs (commonly on one side of the body and due to stroke). Largely irreversible, however well planned exercise, pt, particularly occupational therapy--maximizing functionality in activities of daily living--important. Hemiparesis is weakness: here, much can be reversed, at least improved, and other muscles can take over the same function. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hyperpigmentation marks to disappear completely? What can I use to eliminate them much faster?

Weeks to months: Hyperpigmentation marks can take several weeks to months to disappear and vary depending on the cause for the pigment changes such as sun damage or post inflammatory changes whether from surgery or trauma for example. A good skin care regimen with moisturizers, gentle cleansers and exfoliants with the addition of quality sunblocks can expedite the process. ...Read more

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Can hydraquinone 4% be used safely on face to treat hyperpigmentation ?

Can hydraquinone 4% be used safely on face to treat hyperpigmentation ?

Yes: Yes hydroquinone can be used to treat hyper pigmentation. You definitely need to see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon first to assess your skin type and condition. There are side effects of the medication such as HYPOpigmentation, so its important you are using correctly. ...Read more

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Could you please help me clear my hyperpigmentation?

Could you please help me clear my hyperpigmentation?

Dark Spot Treatment: First of all, there are several causes for dark spots. Dark spots caused from skin injury, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, can be treated with the following: - hydroquinone 2% (available without a prescription) to 8% (prescription only) - tretinoin (retin a), which works best in conjunction with hydroquinone - Azelaic Acid (azelex)- used in pregnant woman as an alternative to hydroquinone. ...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. Stephen Scholand
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One Sided Paralysis (Definition)

One-sided paralysis is a clinical finding in which a person is unable to move on one side of his body. This is often ...Read more