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Skin has got dark patches

Skin on face and neck has got dark patches . Was in London for 1 yr after coming back to India the skin got damaged a lot. It got dusky look and patchy skin
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Dr. Pinanky Jadhav-Adhe
Dermatologist 10 yrs exp Mumbai
Hello, Kindly post a picture of your condition as there are many skin conditions which lead to dark patches. However from your description it appears that you have a condition called as acanthosis nigricans. The skin appears dark due to increase in thickness of the skin at that area. Consult a skin specialist for detailed skin analysis and specific treatment for your condition. Avoid scrubbing the skin. Hope this helps. Warm regards, Dr Pinanky Jadhav, Eternis Skin & Hair Clinic, Pune
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Schedule appointment with a qualified dermatologist to know what is best suitable for your skin.
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Use sunscreen daily to protect skin from harmful sunrays.
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