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Light pigmentation around mouth, acne on full body, hair fall. Remedies?

Dear Dr. Three problems to be precise: 1) Light dark pigmentation around mouth. (Recently developed) 2) Lot of acnes on back hands, full body. (Been on my body since my 12th grade, now getting worse, I am working now) 3) Hair fall . ( I am now using Sebamed Anti Hairfall shampoo and I see slight differences) Appreciate your help and response Doctor. Thank you. Regards, Jiara
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Pigmentation around mouth is perioral hypermelanosis.

There may be some cause.

Vitamin deficiencies,anaemia,endocrinal diseases,allergy,stress,cosmetics,internal diseases..etc

Detailed history taking and investigations may needed.

Apply kojic acid conaining cream daily at night.

Take Vitamin C ,B12 and E, and glutathion with nicotinic acid.

Acne vulgaris is very common problem.

Avoid milk,ghee and oily food.

Avoid stress and worries.

Minocycline 50 mg daily for few months might improve your acne.

You may apply clinamycine gel.

Hair fall in youcase may be tellogen effluvium.

Again, there are many causes.

Stress,vitamin and mineral deficiencies, anaemia,internal diseases, typhoid..etc

Biotin for long time might imorove the hair loss.

Stroid lotion may be applied on scalp.

Mild herbal shampoo may be done.

All the conditions may improve with perfect treatment.

You may consult dermatologist.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Sun, 18 Aug 2013
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