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Hi I have a quick question. Last few months my hands have gone very dark compared to to the rest of my body/skin. They look like the wrong hands for my body. Any ideas on what it could be?
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Hello,
This can be due to hyperpigmentation skin. Without treatment, hyperpigmentation usually takes about 6 months to resolve and for the skin color to go back to its normal color.  Topical treatments with acids and chemical peels can be effective but can take a while for the skin to totally revert to its normal color.  Microdermabrasion can also be done, but this might require several sessions.  Skin resurfacing using lasers is also an option.  

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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