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dark areas with rough texture on parts of my body

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Hi I have dark areas on few parts of my body, lower half of my back is really dark compared to my normal colour and It's got this rough texture. I also have around my bum cheeks, back of my knee and front of my neck around the collar bone, what is it can u please help

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replied December 10th, 2012
Skin Answer A40910

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Dark patches on various skin parts can be suggestive of hormonal changes, sun exposure, scarring, eczema, drug effect, liver issues, hereditary effect, aging , dermatitis etc.

Since I am not observing you it is difficult to give an exact diagnosis here but as you do not have any other complaints as pain, burning, itching it seems to be some underlying skin condition. Consider using some home remedies which might help in lightening the skin tone.
1)Rub papaya on the concerned skin parts and leave for half hour.
2)Apply aloe vera juice twice a day for about 45 minutes daily.

You can consider visiting a Dermatologist once for physical examination.

Take care!

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