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Have skin tanning on stomach. Have arthritis and hyperthyroidism

Dr. Iam suffering from sever skin tan not only expose parts on stomach also this started in 2 yrs Iam having arthritis and hyperthyroid my skin becomes darker day by day both hands, neck ,face, stomach no other parts Plz help me to know what problem i have. Thanking You Manjula Naik Lonavala Dist Pune
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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hi manjula
i have gone through your problem.
please mention about your age,are you exposed to sun very much,what medications you take.tanning may be due to varios reason.
but your unexposed part tanning may be due to medications,internal disorders.
yet you take some general precautions
1.use good eg spf 30 or more sunscreen
2.physical sun protection in the form of hats,umbrella when you are in sun
3.sunglass for eye protection
hope this will help you.
you can send the above details and a photograph(2.5 mp carl ziess or equivalent) of the affected part to my mail
hope i will be able to solve the matter.
best of luck.
dr surajit
Answered: Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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