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Hands became very black, used to wear half sleeve shirts. How to get it back to normal?

Hi.. My Hands became very black, because i used to wear half sleeve shirts. its been almost 5 years they became black. please suggest me some treatment or soaps or cream to make my hands back to normal. and i could see that pores on my hands do not sweat and the skin became very rough because of over scrubbing while bathing.
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Hi, you are having hypermelanosis on dorsa of hands due to tanning effects of sun.It is not a disease. You avoid excessive sun exposure. Keep the hands covered with cloths , and apply the sunscreen gel repeatedly every 4 hours during the day time. Rub the kojic acid and vitamin C containing cream lightly at night. Wash the hands with kojic acid containing soap.Remember, never scrub or heavily scratch the hand's skin.. Otherwise the conditition will worsen... I hope you will improve after following my advice...ok
Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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