Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation means an excess of skin pigment in the skin. This is the dark coloring substance called melanin. Hyperpigmentation results in very dark skin areas, up to the point of skin blackness.

The simplest type of hyperpigmentation occurs in freckles ...

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Causes

Simple Causes: Simple everyday causes of hyperpigmentation include:

  • Freckles
  • Moles
  • Tanning (sun tans; artificial tanning salons; laser skin therapy)
  • Excessive
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