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2 1 Thu, 30 Mar 2023
Hi I have dark neck,dark underarms,dark knees and dark elbows I use to be light skin now im like 2 shades darker and I want to know can I put triamcinolone acetonide ointment 0.025% on my skin to lighten it and just a little on my Facebook to brighten it up thank you
11 2 Wed, 31 Jul 2019
HI,I am a vitiligo patient and have been taking NB UVB for last couple of years. It is very effective and the white patch spreading has stopped. But if I stop taking UVB therapy for couple of weeks, then again the white patches spreads. So I thought i will continue to take the NB UVP therapy. Is...
13 1 Wed, 20 Mar 2019
female, 18, 5 8, 146. Asthma, history of hashimotos disease in family. about two years ago at the beginning of summer I was tanning and large portions of my back and stomach simply wouldnt tan(most of it except the sides/around the edges), it looked very blotchy around the edges. it didnt change...
10 1 Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Hi, this is raju. at the age of 10 i had swelling in my joints(knees, wrist) also sometimes to breathe(as i felt twisting like experience in my heart). and local doctor prescribed its a rheumatic fever, and suggested to take penidure injection every 21 days, till age of 30 to 35. Now i am 27,...
6 1 Tue, 8 Jan 2019
Hello I am a young woman in my early twenties of mixed heritage and I like in the UK. When I was a child I suffered from severe eczema and a few years ago I had a horrific bout of extensive ringworm. I was based in the states for a while and as a result of this combination I have great skin...
12 2 Tue, 25 Dec 2018
Hi, I think I have I diagnosed vitiligo, all over my shoulders and of patches on my arms. I also have grey hair (age 28) Today I have found a swollen side of my neck that almost goes down horizontal, in sure this is too low to be glands and doesn t hurt at all. Could this be serious?
10 1 Tue, 25 Dec 2018
58 year old female of Indian origin, an immigrant in the US for over 30 years, compalining of hyper pigmentaion under both eyes on her face for few years. Had dermatology and rheumatology consults wth no major findings. Chemical peeling helped with local steroid application but response only...
11 1 Tue, 25 Dec 2018
14 yrs old 5 3 120 lb male with like blue color skin discoloration on extremities, sometime blotchy; when discolored area receives slight pressure (like placing your hand on area) skin leaves imprint of hand in white; extremely bad allergies like hay fever, very congested
17 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
I am a 65 year old woman and was asked by my daughter at the weekend why I have blue around the edge of my lips. I had not noticed this but took a look and I certainly do have blue edges to my lips especially in the corners of my top lip. I was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2010 and...
12 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
hello, this is sadaf from bit tensed nowadays, cz im having a number of issues regarding my skin, hair, health. first i want to address my skin: im have been taking melons early in the morning for my skin, for more than two months, but its not working, my skin z becoming dull day by...
8 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
sir i am guy 22 from uk .i am in great skin trouble from last 2 years there were few tiny spots on my face skin and nothing at all , i scratched my skin so harshly and after a mean while i got my skin totally damaged and extreme red skin.uptil yet now my skin is not fair and in heat or cold...
11 2 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
I woke up 2 days ago to brown rust like stains on my right hand that will not wash off and woke up this morning with those same stains on my left hand also and around my fingernail beds. I have not handled anything with rust or used any self tanners, etc. - The only thing different I have done is...
7 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
I have a loved one who i feel is going through an opiate abuse relapse i have been doing alot of research of the signs and symptoms i started to see hypopigmentation on the skin can this be a symptom of the relapse please help me The loved one is 35yrs old 5 6 and 220 lbs Ialso need to mention i...
7 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Hello, For 10 months, I had scaly patches above the left nostril. (It started after some exposure with paper honeycomb at an aviation company. At that time, the paper honey comb also irritated my arms. I wasn t given any form of protection as the immediate superior said it was paper.) I was given...
7 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Hello, I am 19, my height is 5 4, and my weight is 269.7 pounds. I have a history of mental illness and PCOS (polysistic ovarian syndrome) I am here to ask a question about a new dark pigmentation on the side of my mouth. I thought that it was just dried up drool during sleep that I never cleaned...
9 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Hi I was on triphasil never had issues but very slite pigmentation below eyes, I have been taking Ginette 35 for the past 6 months and have endless breakouts of pimples, I now want to change to Yaz, Is that a good change or please advise if I should go back to triphasil
5 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Hi, I am facing the problem of macular amyloidosis and taking treatment for it in the form of chemical peels in every 15 days . I started with TCA and SA peel but currently taking 35% Glycolic peel but not seeing any result. i have this problem on my hands and back.
6 1 Mon, 24 Dec 2018
I used to dance ballet on pointe & it did not cause full corns on my toes but I do have some discoloration (light circles) in the pigmentation of my skin and I would like to get things back to normal. I have brown skin so the discoloration is very obvious. Any recommendations?
12 1 Sat, 22 Dec 2018
hi my husband is 26 yrs old and in the past couple months his ankles have gotten brown blotchy spots and they just keep getting darker and darker and closer together! they look like what old people get on their legs or what people get when they diabetes. he said he thinks its liver spots but i...
9 1 Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Dear Doctor, Greetings!! I am Madhu from Dubai, UAE working here in a company as a Office Secretary. I am writing this mail to seek your kind advise/opinion about my skin, which i am suffering from black scars, dark patches under the eyes & black heads. I am giving you about some information...
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