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Hands, palms, inside fingers become black. Taken lycopene, vitamins, minerals capsules. What is happening?

sir, my hands palm and in the sides of the fingers and near the nails at the end of fingers become black from 4 to five years it was their i conerened skin doctor he suggested me to take lycopene, vitamins & minerals capsules for three months i taken its cured 60%, so i stopped taking tablets after one months its now started that same problem whats the reason why it is happening like that..........????
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Hi hearing at your problem there could be 2 possibilities one is as rightly said it could be due to vitB12 deficiency which leads to pigmentation on knuckles , nears nails. take atleast 10 injections of vitB12.
second could be due increased mineralocorticoid hormonal activity for which hormonal evaluation needs to be done. take care
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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