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What causes hyper pigmentation on face when diagnosed with hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar


Practicing since :2010

Answered : 6300 Questions

Posted on Wed, 8 Jun 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hello, Doctor. I am 37 yrs old. My face is becoming dark day by day even if using sun block with SPF 50 and using hyperpigmentation cream(Meladerm). I also tried natural home remedies too. There is no difference. My body is fair but my face is not fair. I have hypothyrodism and I am in medication . I have piles too. So this is the reason for my dark face or any other reason please mention.
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 49 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
Hypothyroidism can be associated with pigmentation.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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