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Doctor insights on: Increased Pigmentation Inside Mouth

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How can I lighten my hyper pigmentation around my mouth? Are there prescribed creams that I can use?

How can I lighten my hyper pigmentation around my mouth? Are there prescribed creams that I can use?

Need Evaluation: Per-oral pigmentation need examination by physician to make sure is not P-J syndrome ( Peutz Jegher ) also will have associated intestinal polyposis , other wise cover with make up ...Read more

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Dull dry aged skin even at 26yrs..pigmentation around mouth and deep lines even i am using sunblock and alinin night cream regularly..kindly help me?

Dull dry aged skin even at 26yrs..pigmentation around mouth and deep lines even i am using sunblock and alinin night cream regularly..kindly help me?

Exfoliant: If your skin is dull and dry, an exfoliation is in order. You can do a chemical exfoliant like a glycolic acid cream or a chemical peel or you can do a physical exfoliant like a microderm abrasion. This should help with pigmentation and lines as well, though if you really want good improvement in those you may want to consider a fractional laser. Continue your SPF. I'm not familiar with alinin ...Read more

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My son has deep pigmentation around mouth and red rash when the rash gets better the white patch gets bigger . What can I do to help him ?

My son has deep pigmentation around mouth and red  rash when the rash gets better the white patch gets bigger  . What can I do to help him ?

?Atopic dermatitis: Without examining your son it is not possible to be sure. However, could he have atopic dermatitis and is getting pigment loss at the sites of his rash? This can happen in atopic patients. I would suggest you see a consultant in dermatology to be sure. ...Read more

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My son has white deep pigmentation around his mouth it started when a doctor gave him steroid cream to treat cold sore . He is 3 what can I do to help?

My son has white deep pigmentation around his mouth it started when a doctor gave him steroid cream to treat cold sore . He is 3 what can I do to help?

Correct info?: First of all, are you sure it was a cold sore and secondly, are you sure it was a "steroid" cream? True cold sores are caused by the herpes virus and steroids actually spread the virus. One also has to be careful what one uses on 3 year olds regarding topical medications. I would discuss these matters with the doctor who prescribed the medication or check with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Black pigmentation inside mouth cheek region,smoking 2 years a pack,now constipation,bloating,rumbling sound from stomach,quit smoking 1 month ago,ner?

Black pigmentation inside mouth cheek region,smoking 2 years a pack,now constipation,bloating,rumbling sound from stomach,quit smoking 1 month ago,ner?

Acanthosis nigricans: Congratulations on quitting smoking! Black pigmentation inside the cheek must be biopsied. ? Acanthosis nogricans- hard to diagnose without all the data.Nicotine disrupts the gastro-intestinal tract. Take yogurt daily & avoid all other dairy. ...Read more

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Got diode laser done for facial hair removal 2 sessions are over post laser I feel pigmentation on my cheeks has increased is it due to laser or other?

Got diode laser done for facial hair removal 2 sessions are over post laser I feel pigmentation on my cheeks has increased is it due to laser or other?

Maybe Laser: Laser treatments can cause an increase in pigmentation, especially in patients with darker skin tones to start and in patients with sun exposure before or after the treatment. It is important to let your doctor know about recent sun exposure and to follow any instructions about sunscreen use and sun avoidance after the procedure. Talk with your MD about possible causes and treatments. ...Read more