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Cause of hyper-pigmentation, pain in jaws - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pigmentation Problems
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User :   the skin around my face and nose is turning dark (almost black) in color.. should i be worried?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   25, male
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   Hyperpigmentation alone are not serious concerning problems.
User :   yeah, but my jaws hurt a bit when i open my mouth
User :   and the pigmentation is spreading around my face
User :   should i be worried?
Doctor :   That is unrelated to the hyperpigmentation.
User :   ohh
User :   so, cud it be permanent?
User :   and this change in skin color happened within a three days period
Doctor :   I would suggest to get a physical evaluation from a dermatologist.
User :   right
User :   but i have a school tomorrow
User :   is this a matter of urgency?
Doctor :   Its not an emergency.
User :   oh ok
User :   thats all i needed to know
Doctor :   You can consult one at your own choice.
User :   thank you so ,ich
User :   much**
User :   i just wanted to make sure its not some sort of infection
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