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Moles Skin Pigmentation Disorder
Skin color comes from four different pigments present in our skin: 1. Melanin - tans or browns in our skin 2. Carotenes - yellows and oranges 3. Oxygenated hemoglobin (in the arteries) - red 4. Deoxygenated hemoglobin (in the veins) - blue skin color is the ...Read more
Pigmentation Disorde: Pigmentation means coloring. Skin pigmentation disorders affect the color of your skin. Skin cells give your skin color by making a substance called melanin. When these cells become damaged or unhealthy, it affects melanin production. Some pigmentation disorders affect just patches of skin. Others affect your entire body. See your dermatologist. ...Read more
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
How do I know if a darker part in scar of shaved mole is a new mole or hyper pigmentation of skin? Definitely lighter than previous mole.
I have very four to five small moles and a couple of pigmentation on my face. what is the cost of removing the moles ? thanks.
Cost vary: cost vary from place to place check with your local dermatologist or a facial surgeon depend if it need excised or lasers or if it could be done in the office or in out patient surgery center ,depend if you need a local or sedation or general anesthesia and if they need to send the sample to pathology or not the cheapest i guess done in the office of a dermatologist under local ...Read more
If I nit pick a mole and it flakes and the scab falls off, is it possible for some pigmentation to remain? Would this be indicative of malignancy? Dermatologist looked at it and said that it's normal
Not mole: not all pigmented lesions are moles. Benign moles can not be picked at and flake. The moles are firm but benign lesions. If picked at they can bleed. Those pigmented lesions that can be picked at are often keratotic lesions representing accumulations of dried skin that has remained and not desquamated to result in a nodular lesion that over time becomes pigmented. These can be picked at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 24 y/o, tan skinned boyfriend has a 3 mm size mole on the back of his neck, dark brown but has some darker brown pigmentation. Cause for concern?
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