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i am having hyperpigmentation.
Please advice about any lotion or cream which i could use during the daytime.
No : Patients with primary adrenal insufficiency become hyper pigmented prior to diagnosis because of really high pituitary production of acth and msh (causes bronzing). Hypopit patients can't make acth, therefore no significant msh. Bronzing is not seen in hypopit patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunscreen, Retinols: In treating hyperpigmentation, it is extremely important to minimize sun exposure through sun protection and sunscreen. Products containing retinols may help to even pigmentation. There are a number of medicines, like hydroquinone, that help reduce excess pigment. A newer product called elure contains lignin peroxidase a natural chemical found in trees that bleaches the color of tree bark. ...Read more