Seborrheic Melanosis

Seborrheic melanosis is a condition where localized darkening occurs on the seborrheic areas of the body, such as alar grooves, angles of the mouth, and labiomental crease. Additional rubbing of skin and the use of cosmetics that irritate the skin can cause seborrheic melanosis. This skin condition responds well to topical steroids and topical calcineurin inhibitors.

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Is it normal to have hyperpigmentation in penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hyperpigmentation in some parts of my penis. I do not have any other symptoms. One part of my glans is lighter and the surrounding area is dark. I do not have any medical history associated with it.   Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I do not see any attached photograph. Please send a picture of the affected area to help you. I need to see the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest appropriate diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

My skin tone differs in my body. How to even it?

Query: Hi doctor, My skin is not clear, and I have my skin with different colors. I drink a lot of soda. Do I have the skin color due to drinking soda? How can I clear it? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have beautiful brown shade. There is no connection between a soda and skin color. But alcohol can increase the activity of sebaceous glands, and it makes the skin more oily. Your ch...  Read Full »

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