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Skin turning dark, dark spot on the wrist, hereditary problem, dark scale deposition, using hydroquinone and USP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   good afternoon doc..
Doctor :   Hello
User :   my problem is related to skin
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query
User :   Im 26yr hands are turning very dark
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not tanning or pigmentation
Doctor :   ok
User :   and der is dark spot on thw wrist so wen i consulted a dermatalogist he said its a heriditary problem
Doctor :   How long has it been ?
User :   from the age of 17
Doctor :   Was there any injury? Is it only on the wrist or somewhere else also?
User :   even my mother has same problem
User :   No..its like dark scale deposition
Doctor :   Then I suppose it must be something heriditary.
User :   Yes it is
Doctor :   Is there scaling on the wrist?
User :   No......on the arms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did the doctor mention anything about Psoriasis?
User :   NO its not tat.....he told some name for it but i forgot
Doctor :   ok it's fine
User :   he sujjested some cream
Doctor :   You need to visit a good dermatologist and get examined thoroughly
User :   they r....1. rely sal hydroquinone
User :   2. USP
Doctor :   It's fine but did it help you?
User :   So i wanted to know wat is dis problem
Doctor :   All skin conditions cannot be diagnosed without properly examining them.
User :   I hav just started using it......i consulted only 2 weeks back
Doctor :   You can continue the treatment and look for the results. Usually all skin treatments show results only after a month of continued use of medications.
User :   K doc..thank u very much
Doctor :   Thank you too. Is there anything else i may help you with?
User :   No nothing else doc...hav a nice day...bye
Doctor :   Bye for now, You too have a good day.
Doctor :   I will be available for your follow up queries if any.
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