Skin Discoloration

Changes or discoloration of the skin is a common problem resulting from various causes, such as birthmarks, rashes, infections, or pigmentation disorders. The other reasons include radiation therapy, sunburn, burns, petechiae or hematoma, vitiligo, hormonal changes, autoimmune diseases, and cancer.

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Why penis and scrotum have turned black?

Query: Hello doctor, What is this black mark and white spot? I am 22 years old, virgin and really worried about this. It is not itchy or painful but whatever it takes I want to get rid of it. Also, my penis and scrotum have turned very dark, therefore, I want to get back my original color. Also, I see som...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Dermatologist, Venereologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any history of injury over the white area? Since how long have you noticed it? Any itching or other symptoms? Secondly, The dark color is normal. It gets darker in teenage with hormonal changes (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would suggest not to ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of dark circles permanently?

Query: I have dark spot under my eyes from the past 2 years. I want to to remove them permanently, does this is possible and if yes then the method of removing it  Read Full »


Dr. Sornakumar L

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: hi r u atopic did ur mom have dark circles post ur pic dark circle is different dark spot may be freckles or Dpn or skin tag . post pic to help u  Read Full »

I have white patches in thigh area and waistline.What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I have developed white patches in thigh area and waistline. There is no itching, irritation or pain. Also small white marks are developing in my neck region. What could this be?  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long has it been there? Also attach photographs of the affected areas and revert back to a dermatologist online -->  https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Can vitiligo be treated with homeopathic medicine?

Query: Hello doctor,Vitiligo observed in forehead near eyebrows just a month ago. Eyebrows hairs have also turned white. There is no itchiness there. There was no patch before one month. Also, there is no history of vitiligo in my entire family and ancestors. Please suggest if it can be treated and how?  Read Full »


Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very glad to answer your query. Since it is the beginning of the problem, it should not be very difficult to get rid of that. In order to treat such skin disorder, usually, it is important to understand the complete picture of the patient which includes mental, emo...  Read Full »

Why is the skin black and itchy on the buttocks, elbows, and around my eyes?

Query: I have a skin condition where my skin is black and itching on the buttocks , both hand elbows and around my eyes .  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi. I hope you are doing good. So first of all do you have two different conditions like itching and black spots or you have itching on black spots. I would need you to answer my few question before making a definitive diagnosis. Due you have black spots or entire area is black? Any scaling or dryn...  Read Full »

Is depigmentation of penis with dark spots a concerning issue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a depigmentation on my penis and scrotum for years (I think since I was born). I did not pay match attention to it. Also in the past few months, I have noticed two spots on the glans of the penis and that is what worries me the most. I do not know if those spots were there befo...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send a few more good quality photographs taken in natural light (attachment removed to protect patient identity). How long it has been there? What are the symptoms? Any other area affected? Any other family members affected? Any history of hypertension? Diabe...  Read Full »

What causes swollen foot with purple discoloration in a diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor, My left foot is swollen with purple color and pain. I am currently on Diamicron 60 mg and Xelevia 100 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakaran Selvam

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Sonologist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With history, I feel you have left foot cellulitis. It is the infection on the foot. You might need heavy antibiotics for the infection. Is warmth present on the wound? Any pus discharge from the area? Kindly update these details and also the picture of the purple c...  Read Full »

Why has my skin become dark after applying TCA peel?

Query: Hi doctor, I applied 35 % TCA peel before two days and then I got some burning and redness on the area. It is all black now and also getting darker day by day. How can it heal faster? Is there a chance of leaving out scar?  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you apply the peel yourself? Please send the good quality photographs of your face to comment further. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Will hair dye allergy cause pigmentation in forehead?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I have dark color in my forehead. I do not know why this happens to me? I use dye for my white hair, on behalf of this do my forehead look like this? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you said, you have your face dark colored, it can be natural. But as you said you are in habit of coloring your hair, it can be possibly an allergic reaction to the color ingredients or the soap you are using. It can be an allergy to any cosmetic creams or powders...  Read Full »

Is discoloration of belly button common after tummy tuck surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a full tummy tuck. Everything went well from that surgery. However, my belly button was closing and it closed almost to the point where I could not fit even a Q-tip in it. Two months back, I had revision surgery on my belly button to open it up. The doctor indicated that he open...  Read Full »


Dr. Pavan N Murdeshwar

Cosmetologist, General Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I think the tummy tuck has come out well. The belly button however if it was not properly shaped during the initial procedure, then it was definitely a good decision to revise it after a few months. Right now, I feel that the skin is still in the healin...  Read Full »

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