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What usually causes hyperpigmentation of the lips?
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Hyperpigmentation
Hyperpigmentation (or darkened skin) is caused by a variety of things.
Here are a few common causes: 1) ultraviolet sunlight 2) hormones in the body (can be related to pregnancy - melasma) 3) post-inflammation from any number of causes (hair plucking, acne, trauma, harsh skin care products or laser treatments) treatment may include time, skin lighteners, ipl laser, sun protection. Hope this helps.

In brief: Hyperpigmentation
Hyperpigmentation (or darkened skin) is caused by a variety of things.
Here are a few common causes: 1) ultraviolet sunlight 2) hormones in the body (can be related to pregnancy - melasma) 3) post-inflammation from any number of causes (hair plucking, acne, trauma, harsh skin care products or laser treatments) treatment may include time, skin lighteners, ipl laser, sun protection. Hope this helps.
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
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In brief: Melasma
Genetics, sunlight and estrogen can cause hyperpigmentation of the lips.

In brief: Melasma
Genetics, sunlight and estrogen can cause hyperpigmentation of the lips.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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