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Generalized skin darkening. Have fibromyalgia and Sjogrens. What is going on?

Hi, I am suffering from skin colour changes generalized and have become 3 shades darker, my back ground is fibromaylgia and sjogrens. i was suffering with rosacea/dermititas and an oily scalp and was given doxycyline for 2 weeks at 50mg a day. once i noticed changes i stopped taking all medication this was in may 30th. since then my colour has got darker and darker on a daily basis, i am undergoing tests but nothing as yet...can anyone help me understand what could be going on? thanks
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Hi sjogrens disease causes generalised xerosis of skin which inturn causes genaralised darkness of skin.even doxycycline is a photosensitive drug which causes darkness of skin.i think there is no relation with fibromyelgia .
Go for thyroid profile.serum ferritin..serum b12 and haemogram.
Apply sunscreen in the morning and moisteriser in the night.use supplementation of iron.folic acid and b12 vitamin which cures the pigmentation part
Answered: Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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