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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Skin Color Changes

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Are skin color changes on the face serious?

Are skin color changes on the face serious?

Many reasons: Skin color changes can occur for a variety of reasons. A person may look yellow because of liver problems, bruised because of blood disorders, or red because of a variety of skin problems. ...Read more

Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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Skin Color Changes (Definition)

Skin color changes is a symptom in which a person has alterations in color on part or all of his skin. Color changes may be related to skin problems such as bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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How come my skin color changes in places that don't see sunlight?

How come my skin color changes in places that don't see sunlight?

Many reasons: Skin color changes can occur for a variety of reasons. A person may look yellow because of liver problems, bruised because of blood disorders, or red because of a variety of skin problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean if preggo woman's skin color changes?

What does it mean if preggo woman's skin color changes?

Normal.: In most cases, it means she's normal. During pregnancy a hormone called melanocyte stimulating hormone (msh) is produced in increased levels, which will often cause the skin to darken. (in some women, only moles darken.) after you deliver the baby, msh levels go back to normal, and over time your skin color will usually go back to normal as well. ...Read more

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Skin color changes after sports. I can tan in a half hour of sports. Why is that?

Skin color changes after sports.  I can tan in a half hour of sports.  Why is that?

Normal variant: Some people tan very quickly; others never tan at all; and most of us are somewhere in between. It's a normal variation among individuals. The fact that you tan so fast is a good thing, in that your body is reacting more quickly than normal in an effort to protect your skin from sun damage, thereby reducing your risk of skin cancer, among other things. But you should still apply a sunscreen daily. ...Read more

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Am an indian with brown skin i would like to improve my skin color what are the different modalities of treatment for improving skin color?

Am an indian with brown skin i would like to improve my skin color what are the different modalities of treatment for improving skin color?

Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is considered to probably be the most effective skin bleaching cream in existence today. It’s used by many to treat and fade liver spots, melasma, freckles, acne scars and other forms of skin discoloration. Some use it to lighten an entire area, such as the face. Because it’s so powerful and produces results fast, it’s important to follow directions closely. ...Read more

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Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! are they 'oil bumps?'

Small skin color bumps on face that is not acne. What are they and how to get rid of them? No remedy will get rid of them! are they 'oil bumps?'

Many possibilities: When you say "no" remedy, tha's hard to believe. You should consider many things that could cause this - topicals, foods, hormones, etc. So there are many options. Call your doctor so you can get back on track! ...Read more

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I have uneven skin tone what should I do?Any home remedy?

I have uneven skin tone what should I do?Any home remedy?

Uneven Skin Tone: There are different causes for uneven skin tone, both internal and environmental. Treatments also vary widely, depending on the cause, severity and location of the patchy discoloration (although most cases of uneven skin tone happen in the face). See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, i am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, hina?

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i am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, 
hina?

Sun: Might you be getting darker due to sun exposure? That said, i'm not understanding what is wrong with dark skin. Personally, i think dark skin is beautiful. It's just our cultures that put a value on white skin as "better, " because it historically comes with privilege, which is not pretty at all. ...Read more

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How long does uneven skin tone last after a laser pigmentation treatment?

How long does uneven skin tone last after a laser pigmentation treatment?

Uneven/tone/postlase: Best to see your treating doc or seek in person derma opinion. Might be permanent, sorry. ...Read more

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7" skin colored item passed from rectum after treatment of constipation. Solid, does not break up like stool. Able to lift out of toilet. Concern?

7" skin colored item passed from rectum after treatment of constipation. Solid, does not break up like stool. Able to lift out of toilet. Concern?

Not sure : What it is.Certainly isn't poop, may be a tissue ? Please take it to your treating physician or take a picture of it and share it here so we can take a look . Perhaps assist you then ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for the tiny pumps on my skin? I had these tiny skin-colored bumps on the top of my right hand about a year and a half ago. I went to a dermatologist and he said that it is lichen spinulosus. The bumps are skin colored, non itchy, n

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examinaton so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps they are lichen nitidus (a "variant" of eczema). If so, a topical steroid cream might be effective. Read more about eczema treatment at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have uneven skin tone on my face and around my neck area, pigmentation, dark spots, acne and pimples. Will Cosmelan treatment help here?

I have uneven skin tone on my face and around my neck area, pigmentation, dark spots, acne and pimples. Will Cosmelan treatment help here?

Many issues: You MUST stop your masturbation and see if this is helpful. If not, please see your primary doctor. PS: I am a bit jealous - I left Sydney in 1974 for a two year program in the USA. Could not get a passport to get back to Sydney. A trip to Sydney last year was fine and fun. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your skin color to change with fairness creme?

Is it possible for your skin color to change with fairness creme?

Not permanently: If you're talking about lightening creams, their effects are temporary. ...Read more

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How can I change my skin color? Which creams lighten best?

How can I change my skin color? Which creams lighten best?

Skin bleaching: Your skin color is determined by your genetic family background, and by how much sun you are exposed to. Some people have naturally dark skin, while others have lighter skin, and this fact is based alot on what part of the world your ancestors came from. If you want lighter skin, you must not get any sun at all, and you can buy bleaching creams to try to make the skijn lighter. ...Read more

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Please explain why is it that ever since i stopped eating meat my skin color changed?

Maybe...: What color were you? Depending on how much meet you ate you may have eliminated a lot of extra iron in your body and that may affect a bronze skin color. The skin color change may also be due to what you are eating instead. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having naturally black skin, can I use benoquin (monobenzone) lightly to change skin color?

Hi, I am having naturally black skin, can I use benoquin (monobenzone) lightly to change skin color?

Yes: But that will be an enormous project for little or no satisfaction. Use your time & energy for something that will actually benefit you or someone else. ...Read more