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What causes darkening itchy skin. Seems like it started a year ago after vacation in miami. Hair also thinning and dry. Any suggestions?
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Dr. Robert Dons
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Darkening of skin
Yes virginia sun exposure in southery climes can darken and dry out skin.
A major endocrine problem affecting the skin and hair is adrenal insufficiency. The best established change in skin color with hypothyroidism is a yellowing of the skin from a build up of carotene. Hyperthyroidism does not change skin coloration.

In brief: Darkening of skin
Yes virginia sun exposure in southery climes can darken and dry out skin.
A major endocrine problem affecting the skin and hair is adrenal insufficiency. The best established change in skin color with hypothyroidism is a yellowing of the skin from a build up of carotene. Hyperthyroidism does not change skin coloration.
Dr. Robert Dons
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Dr. Cynthia Point
Please see a doctor. If it is from either adrenal insufficiency, or thyroid disease, you need to be treated.
Dr. Cynthia Point
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Get tested
You could have a thyroid condition, causing the itchy skin and hair loss, \.
I doubt the vacation had anything to do with this. Please see our doctor.

In brief: Get tested
You could have a thyroid condition, causing the itchy skin and hair loss, \.
I doubt the vacation had anything to do with this. Please see our doctor.
Dr. Cynthia Point
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Dr. Cynthia Point
Maybe, or maybe not. Getting tested is easy. Darkened skin in the armpit area, and neck can be a pre-diabetic condition, but I don't think it would cause hair thinning
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