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Can heavy medication cause skin darkening?

After i was treated for dengue i have noticed that my skin has become darker? is it true ? i have noticed that after i was treated for dengue , my sink has got darker, my fairness skin cream has stopped showing results as before. Is it possible ?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome.there is no relation between dengue and darkness of skin.I feel skin does not gets dark but only appears so.It is just a matter of perception.Good luck.
Answered: Sun, 2 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.It is not the drugs that are responsible,the nutritional deficiency that is leading to changes in skin color.Take plenty of fruits and vegetables.You should be fine.You can take multivitamin tablets also.bye.
Answered: Tue, 10 May 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
after major disease like dengue,malaria ,typhoid.,body has lots of stress.
both from disease and drugs.
so after this change in skin color is common.
-avoid direct sun exposure
-apply good sunscreen lotion twice a day.
-better to consult dermatologist.
-drink more water
-avoid using skin lighting cream
Answered: Tue, 10 May 2011
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