Hypermelanosis

What is Hypermelanosis?

Melanosis is a form of hyperpigmentation associated with increased melanin.

It can also refer to:

Questions and answers on "Hypermelanosis"

I have these black patches on my body and I have no idea what they are. They are similar to birthmarks. I had raw skin from allergy once and I...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Most probably post inflammatory hypermelanosis...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Welcome to HCM...

I can understand your concern for melanotic...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

My lips have become very dark (almost black), primarily because of sun-tanning and tea drinking, i think. I do not smoke cigarette. I am using...

doctor1 MD

Hi XXXXXXX

You are having hypermelanosis on lips.

There are many causes of hypermelnosis.

Genetic,irritation,allergy,cosmetics,sun rays,anaemia...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

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...

doctor1 MD

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...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Hypermelanosis

doctor1 MD

Hello doc...my 7 month baby got fungal infection one month ago...for which doc gave nuforce gm and aqausoft cream to apply...now the red fungal...

doctor1 MD

Doctor,I am from Nagaland , 3 years back I applied melacare cream on both the cheeks for a very negligible spot and for some freckles just once and...

doctor1 MD

I have these black patches on my body and I have no idea what they are. They are similar to birthmarks. I had raw skin from allergy once and I...

doctor1 MD

What causes appearance of suntanned shins which extends slightly around the outer sides of lower legs as well. I worked as a server full time and...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor,
I'm writing now for a friend. I've noticed that one of her legs are larger than the other, as well as her foot. She also limps when she...

doctor1 MD

hello sir , i live in pakistan and i used to have a fair complexion but i used to have lot of pimples too . i went to a near by skin doctor and he...

doctor1 MD

hello ive had these dark black spots all over my legs for years i believe was caused by mosquito bites. im from the caribbean and it is very common...

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Lab Tests
Related Procedures
Related Medical Topics