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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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