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Why Is My Foreskin Turning Dark
Interesting.: There is some genetic work going on. Some where in your family background someone may have had a gene for red hair. If you are very much concerned please consult with a dermatologist but I think the "problem" is benign. . ...Read more
Yellow-orange hands: While jaundice can show up on the palms, a more common cause of yellow orange colour on the hands is high intake of beta carotene. Beta carotene is found mainly in green leafy vegetables, and orange vegetables like carrots. I'm guessing here, but do you drink a lot of vegetable juice or take vitamin supplements? ...Read more
When I got up this morning my feet were dark red ish and the skin under my toe nails is purple.. what causes this?
Colored feet: I cannot tell you what caused this but I can tell you that you must have someone tack you to the nearest Emergency facility. Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more
Color: What color do you expect it to be? Normally, it is dark because of the presence of bilirubin biproduct, stercobilin. I'd be concerned if it were "light", it then may signify a problem with your bile excretion. On the other hand, if it is liquid and black it may signal bleeding from your gastrointestinal tract that needs to be promptly evaluated. ...Read more
My penis is naturally pink but there is brownish shade at very tip. Now my penis skin is dark color almost dark brown. I have light skin. Is this bad?
Probably normal: Penis is naturally much more pigmented than skin elsewhere. ...Read more
Hair gets its color: from a pigment called melanin. Melanin-producing melanocyte cells position themselves at the skin surface above the root of the hair follicle. As the hair grows through the skin melanocytes inject their pigment/melanin into the hair. As we age, most people experience a reduction in melanin and the hair remains white/gray/uncolored. Genes are main influence on when this occurs. Stay well:) ...Read more
It's one of those: Things that you'd have to see to properly evaluate. Let your doctor take a look at your next visit. ...Read more
SKIN DISCOLORATION: JEFFREY, IT IS HARD AT THIS POINT IN TIME TO ADVISE YOU AS TO WHAT THE ETIOLOGY OF THIS CHANGE IN SKIN COLOR IS ALL ABOUT. I WOULD SUGGEST THAT YOU HAVE IT EVALUATED BY A DERMATOLOGIST AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. YOUR INTERNIST CAN REFER YOU TO A DERMATOLOGIST THIS WEEK. ...Read more
Finger signs: Dark color under fingernails may be acrocyanosis due to either peripheral constriction of blood vessels or lack of normal oxygenation due to cardiac or pulmonary problems(central cyanosis). If you don't have associated symptoms of shortness of breath or feeling of coldness in your fingers,you may not have a serious problem. Consult your physician if you still have concerns about your finger tips. ...Read more
I has a small dark purple bruise but lately the bruise is growing and is turning really dark on my right leg ?
Skin & Masturbation: There is absolutely no connection with the texture or color of your facial skin and sexual activity. ...Read more
I don't know: What you are describing, but any cracking in the head of the penis would be abnormal. If you're concerned you should let your doctor examine the problem at your next visit. No way to tell without looking at the problem. ...Read more
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