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What causes blackish irregular shaped stains on either side of jawline

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: I have developed blackish irregular shaped stains on either side of my jawline. nWhat could they be? I am 71
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Answered by Dr. Geetika Paul (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Kindly provide pictures and details

Detailed Answer:
Hi

I understand your concern regarding your skin problem and I hope I am able to help you in the same.
Such a pigmentation can occur due to various causes .
I would like to have a look at the exact skin condition.
Please click some close up pictures of the affected area and upload them here on this page.
Also please tell Since when do you have this problem?
Is there any associated pain or itching or discomfort?
What all are you applying over it .

I am sure I will be able to help you better once you provide me the pictures along with the above details.

Dr Geetika Paul
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What causes blackish irregular shaped stains on either side of jawline

Brief Answer: Kindly provide pictures and details Detailed Answer: Hi I understand your concern regarding your skin problem and I hope I am able to help you in the same. Such a pigmentation can occur due to various causes . I would like to have a look at the exact skin condition. Please click some close up pictures of the affected area and upload them here on this page. Also please tell Since when do you have this problem? Is there any associated pain or itching or discomfort? What all are you applying over it . I am sure I will be able to help you better once you provide me the pictures along with the above details. Dr Geetika Paul