Ask A Doctor - what can cause skin discoloration?? - DesiMD Healthcare Services


male 19 - Asked by d m on 04-Nov-2014 15:40:14

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    Answered by Dr. Ramya Smitha on 05-Nov-2014 08:49:24


    There are many reasons for Skin Discolouration . Few of them are 

    1.Melasma - is caused because of the hormonal imbalance 

    2.Exposure to sun - Tanning 

    3.Vitilligo - caused by deficiency of melanin pigment on skin 

    4. Some fungal infections like Tinea Versicolor 

    Treatment options are 

    Use of Skin brightening products 

    Procedures like microdermabrasion,chemical peels and laser surfacing 


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