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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my darkening of the skin?
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Dr. Michio Abe
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In brief: Darkening skin
Darkening of your skin color may be due to benign causes such as too much sun exposure, but it can also be due to serious medical problems such as addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency) or hemochromatosis (too much iron in the body).
If you are unsure why your skin color has been darker, it would be wise to go see a doctor. The cheapest way to lighten your skin color is to avoid the sun.

In brief: Darkening skin
Darkening of your skin color may be due to benign causes such as too much sun exposure, but it can also be due to serious medical problems such as addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency) or hemochromatosis (too much iron in the body).
If you are unsure why your skin color has been darker, it would be wise to go see a doctor. The cheapest way to lighten your skin color is to avoid the sun.
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