Top
10
Doctor insights on: Thyroid Hyperpigmentation

Share
1

1
What causes hyperpigmentation in children?

What causes hyperpigmentation in children?

Inflammation: Any rash can inflame the basal layer of skin where the pigment cells are and cause the pigment to drop into the dermis causing hyperpigmentation. This will resolve with time but can be diminished with prescription creams. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
230 doctors shared insights

Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is a medical term describing areas of skin that are darker than the rest of the skin. It can be present from birth or caused by ...Read more


2

2
What are the symptoms of hyperpigmentation?

What are the symptoms of hyperpigmentation?

Dark spots: Hyperpigmentation refers to areas of skin that appear to be darker than the patients normal skin color. Hyperpigmentation is usually a brown or black color. ...Read more

3

3
Hydroxychlorquin caused hyperpigmentation what is the manegement?

Hydroxychlorquin caused hyperpigmentation what is the manegement?

Stop it: Unless you have no alternative or unless you tolerate the pigmentation. You neglected to indicate the reason for using it, the dose, or the duration. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How to treat hyperpigmentation?

How to treat hyperpigmentation?

Topical bleaching: Usually hyperpigmentation is treated with topical bleaching agents. The most effective has been a combination of tretinoin, hydroqinone and a topical steroid. See your dermatologist for a thorough evaluation to see if this is appropriatef for you. ...Read more

6

6
Is hyperpigmentation a part of hypopituitarism?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Fairness creams to reduce my hyperpigmentation?

Fairness creams to reduce my hyperpigmentation?

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

8

8
How to reduce hyperpigmentation on thigh's back?

I recommend seeing: Your dermatologist. Once the cause of hyperpigmentation is identified it might be possible to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

10

10
Is it possible to get 100% rid of hyperpigmentation?

Not really: Depends on your skin color you could lighten it but not possible to get rid of it completely. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
13 doctors shared insights

Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Monib Zirvi
197 doctors shared insights

Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation is a clinical finding in which an area of skin is darker due ...Read more