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Which Hormone Increases Pigmentation Of The Skin
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Yes: Addison disease, hemochromatosis, argyria, increase skin tone. Phenylketonuria causes lighter skin and hair. Poor health often increases pigmentation, e.g. Under the eyes. Pregnancy may also cause increase in facial pigmentation. Lack of niacin, riboflavin, thymine cause skin rashes. ...Read more
I've heard that taking zyrtec (cetirizine) can increase testorene hormone as well as applying zyrtec (cetirizine) cream on skin can stimulate hair growth. Is it true?
Iam an 18 years old guy iam quiet fairly skinned and iam having some pigmentation problem minor is it due to hormones no sun exposures please help:(?
I have upperlip pigmentation, cause may be high levels of estrogen' apart from bleaching creams, is there a cure or medication for hormone imbalance?
Yes: In patients with darker skin types, any cause of redness or inflammation can heal with darker spots, called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih). The best way to prevent this is to control the redness/inflammation early, by treating the ringworm if that is the cause of redness. Pih takes months or years to fade once the original rash has been treated. ...Read more
Obagi: Obagi skin care is great for reducing pigmentation as well as helping improve texture and tone of the skin. ...Read more
Angiomas are benign tumors derived from cells of the vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or derived from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels.
Angiomas are a frequent occurrence as patients age, but they might be an indicator of systemic problems such as liver disease. They are not commonly associated with malignancy. But since I can not see the lesions I can not be sure. ...Read more
Skin pigmentation: There are various disorders of skin pigmentation. Is there a particular one you are concerned with. There are numerous treatments, not necessarily a "cure" per se for various skin pigmentation disorders. Laser therapy is often helpful for many skin pigmentation disorders. Please see your local dermatologist and/or plastic surgeon to discuss these options! ...Read more
Various: Skin pigmentation can be affected by heriditary disorders, drugs, infections, inflammation, sun exposure, skin cancers, immune diseases or even tumors of internal organs. You are probably referring to vitiligo, which is essentially an auto-immune condition or to albinism, which is genetic. ...Read more
Dermatologists: Dermatologists would provide several options: using Protopic ointment, uva-uvb treatment and skin graft. ...Read more
See below: If you mean the site of the needle puncture, it could be a hematoma, blood under skin, which can change colour. ...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 effect patches of skin. Others affect your entire body. See your dermatologist. ...Read more
Probably not: I would suggest seeing a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Skin pigmentation: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. Pigment gives the skin color. An Abnormal skin pigmentation is a change to skin coloration that is sometimes associated with a medical condiion ...Read more
What causes tingly sensation you get in nerves, head, throughout body when skin is rubbed or massaged? Does it impact adults' growth hormone in way?
Probably not: Tingling sensations like you describe may be early manifestation of neuropathy, which is not one condition but depends upon its cUse and an atomic site. If your symptoms are bothersome involving multiple parts of body, consultation with a neurologist may be beneficial. Feel better?? ...Read more
Pigmentation and CRF: The adrenal glands are positioned directly above the kidneys. As the kidneys are failing, the adrenal glands are also often affected. As the brain tries to signal for increased adrenal activity you get more adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth), this can cause increased melanocyte stimulating hormone activity causing the increasd pigmentation associated with chronic renal failure. ...Read more
Sun, hormones, meds: Most common causes of increased pigmentation are sun exposure, hormones (ie: pregnancy, fertility treatments, oral contraceptives, hormonal replacement therapy), and medications (ie: minocycline, tetracycline, doxycycline, sulfa drugs) or combination thereof. Certain diseases associated with hormonal imbalance such as addison's or cushing's can also cause excess pigment. ...Read more
Possibly: Uvb-nb light treatment may be helpful for some people. However, if it is from an autoimmune disorder, then the chances of improvement are unlikely. ...Read more
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 combination of these four. ...Read more
Patchy skin: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003224.htm ...Read more