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Concerned about the hyperpigmentation on the skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pigmentation Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   Go ahead with your query
User :   There are some patches on my skin (basically in chest) and from last week it start itching. What will be the reason for that? Do I need to consult any dermatologist?
Doctor :   What color it the patch?
Doctor :   Is it grwing in size?
User :   color is somewhat darker than skin color. It is not grewing in size, its very small.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   these are called hyperpigmentation
Doctor :   these patches are like birth moles
Doctor :   They can happen at any timein life
Doctor :   But we need to watch the size, color, borders of the patches
User :   is there any specific reason for that? Earlier also I've same problem but its not itches.
Doctor :   if the color , size , goes abnormal it is not good
Doctor :   It could be allergies, excezema
User :   Is it due to some unhealty food habit like more oilly food?
Doctor :   No
User :   Any suggestion?
Doctor :   1. if itis atching apply mostiriser
Doctor :   2. Claritin tab daily
User :   Any body moistrizer or medicated moistrizer?
Doctor :   You can consult Dermatologist, He may prescribe a cream for hyperpigmentation
Doctor :   The cream will will decrease the color
Doctor :   Apply Lemon juice once a daily
Doctor :   ALoe vera is a good Moisturiser
Doctor :   Thank you for consultation
Doctor :   Bye
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