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Reason For Face Becoming Black
I am 51 years old indian american female. My back part of neck & upper forehead has become dark black. It is not due to sun. Pls advice cause/treatmnt?
My skin color is getting darker and it very concerning for me cause only my skin is getting dark in family?
My face goes from tomoto hot red to pale sickness white for no apparent reason. I also get hot for no reason. Im only 29?
Flushing: You are describing facial flushing, which can occur for many reasons. It can be due to certain medications and supplements (such as niacin) or physical causes including a sudden increase in blood pressure. There are hormonal and other causes also. See your pcp who can obtain a thorough history including any associated symptoms, which may help identify the nature of the problem. ...Read more
I have black dots in face and neck. consulted dermatology and her response is , this dot is due to hereditary.Please advise is there way to reduce it?
Depends what it is: "Black dots" on the face can be various things. They can be moles, freckles, sun damage, black heads, or seborrheic keratoses. Freckles and sun damage can be treated with a laser. Black heads can be treated with acne medication. Seborrheic keratoses can be treated with electrodessication or liquid nitrogen. I would recommend asking a dermatologist about the best treatment options for you. ...Read more
I have many dark spots on face due to acne. Suggest me any medicine for dark spot removal on face.
I am 30yr M having problems with grey hair .My chest hair and beard is also turning grey .is there any chance to cure this solution .am a non smoker?
See dermatologist: What you describe is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih), a frequently encountered problem particularly in darker pigmented individuals including african americans or asians. Pih occurs as a result of inflammation to skin. Acne is common inflammatory diseases that results in pih, particularly if one picks at their lesions. See a dermatologist to get appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
18 Indian male.I have black hairs on my head but there is just ONE red hair. Never used hair color and my family with black heads only. PROBLEM?
No.: Show me someone with every single hair exactly the same color, and I'll show you someone with dyed hair. There is natural variation in every head of hair. Everybody has a few "rogue" hairs, if you look carefully enough. No worries. ...Read more
M an Indian girl with a tanned complexion..my lips are dark.is there any solution for making my lips lighter??
I live in india i used to be a lot fairer but due to tan my face and arms are becoming dark what should is do?I'm 19 years old
Is lactating a cause of darken my face complexion.What kind of food I should take now to get my complexion back?
My face skin has become dark due to long term use of hydroquinone cream for 2 years.. Plz suggest a remedy for this.
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I have black dark circle around my eyes and its even heriditary. Is there any recommendation for this problem and now i'm 18 years old.
30 weeks pregnant, my face has become darker. Is there any tips to maintain the complexion? Pls help I am worried
I am having black marks all over my face . How to remove black marks from my face as soon as possible because my face is looking very ugly?
Try..: 1.Try quaterspoon of Haldi powder ( get pure ) and spoon full of Besan,add little water.......apply over face at night and wash off in morning. 2. Collect thorns of silk cotton tree( Simili ),make a paste of it with milk like chandan ( sandal )...apply it over night and wash off in morning. Your face will glow. No allopathic med can do it. ...Read more
Age-45 .My mom , her right skin of the face is becoming dark.Like a stain on cloth. What is the remedies I should take?
Need pics: Hard to say without a picture so post a pic or get checked out. ...Read more
My face is oily.I've many blackheads, black spots and pots on face coz of severe acne problem.Now acne don't appear much.Please suggest to overcome it.
Scientific Rx: You are already on topical benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin. If there are many blackheads, adding / substitution a retinoic acid derivative may help. If the new lesions are few, you probably don't want systemic treatment. It's your decision whether to have the scars treated by a dermatologist; several hollywood "tough guys" kept theirs for the "tough guy" look. Glad things are improving. ...Read more
Iam with fair complextion but around 8-9 month my hand neck face feet skin become dark please suggest me any durg for skin whitning?
I have many acne scars on my face. I'm a black male & my face always seems to be really oily for some reason what can I do to improve this?
Oily skin : Go to pharmacy they have msny skin care and drying agents try one and switch if no response. ...Read more
Poor question: U need to provide more details about the spots. Where, when, description, and what you have done so far 4 treatment. R they open, draining, scabing over, r u picking @ them, painful, itchy. With more info about the spots would really help u get an answer. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Genetic: Always use a gentle cleanser since harsh soaps can trigger the skin to increase oil production, if a basic facial cleanser doesn’t cut oiliness, try a product that includes an acid such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, glycolic acid, or beta-hydroxy acid, make sure to wash with warm water, not hot, because temperature extremes can irritate skin.Let me know if this doesn't work :]. ...Read more
Sir my body is fair but my face is dark what reason tell me sir and how to change my face colour?
Skin color: Is genetic and changes to some degree w/sun exposure. A healthier goal would be to adjust to your skin color by staying neat, clean, and treating others the way you would like to be treated. This is more attractive than color to most people and has long-lasting value. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi Omar,my face is dark where as my body is fair and shiny .Can you please let me know what could be the reason?
More sun exposure..: ..is usually the explanation for one's face being darker. Sun exposure increases the secretion of the skin pigment melanin. Dirt, pollution may also contribute. You should be using sun block every day on all sun exposed skin,but it may be difficult to get your face back to the shade of the rest of your body. Consult a Dermatolgoist for expertise: hydroquinone, alezaic acid, possible chemical peel ...Read more
I have pain in left side of my head from three years in summer , what's the reason behind it and how to cure it ?
I have a light head felt that walls moved with me and then i threw too much what could be the reason it happened 2 times so far
May have Gastroenter: You mean to say you felt lightheaded, moved your bowels and than you vomited you may have gastroenteritis, you should consult your doctor to confirm that or if it is something else drink clear liquids containing electrolytes to prevent dehydration and if you keep vomiting go to er as you might need IV fluids etc. ...Read more
I have pain in left side of my head in summer, its paining alternet day 30 minutes .Whats the reason behind it and how to cure it ?.
Many possibilities: Many reasons for chronic daily headache, ranging from benign to malignant. Best to go see your family doctor for an evaluation. Tell him/her what makes it better/worse. What over-the-counter products have you tried? Frequency & timing of headache (day vs night, weekends vs weekdays). See if you notice any coincidence to caffeine consumption. What about exacerbation after night out on town w/alcoho. ...Read more
Million $ question: Although much about the disease is known and the overactivity and dysfunction of the sebaceous glands comp, i cared by secondary bacterial colonization has been described and treated the exact cause is not definitively known. ...Read more
No reason: The people who I have seen die, had medical complications that caused swelling prior to death, but I have no experience of seeing swelling after death. Not really a health issue is it? (we are talking immediately? Without exposure to warmth and time?). ...Read more
Infection: You need to make an appointment with your dentist to rule out an abscess caused by either your gums(periodontal disease) or your teeth(apical abscess). If nothing is diagnosed relating to your mouth then a referal to your medical doctor is needed. Go asap to prevent infection from spreading thruout your body. ...Read more
Hard to know: There are many things that might cause a feeling of pressure in the head. Very unusual to have prostatitis or bladder emptying problems at your age. I would make sure neurologic causes of bladder dysfunction have been looked at. A brain disorder could you explain the head pressure and bladder dysfunction. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
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