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What could cause changes in skin pigmentation?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Mainly

This is mainly affected by sun exposure which will darken skin and inflammation which can make the skin turn red darker or a lighter skin color.

In brief: Mainly

This is mainly affected by sun exposure which will darken skin and inflammation which can make the skin turn red darker or a lighter skin color.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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