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neck, chest.. lower area around my mouth: so embarassing, so sad!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 19, 2006
  • 02:55 PM

When i was 16, i started to get a dark spot under my mouth and around my nose. As time progressed i have seen it around my neck and forearms and also my chest. I am now 21 and never has it gone away permanately. I have had blood tests & skin analysis and they all say i have seboric dermatitis. None of the suggestions have ever worked for me after 5 years of suffereing with this embarassement.. Im bronzed toned and the spots look brown, very unpleasing and unattractive and many stares have come from this too and suspicions as well (like being hinted by partners that they fear i have some sort of vuneral disease which is not the case) I have family in california and texas and oddly enough when im in california, the hyperpigmentation goes away (but not around the mouth)... when im in texas its almost close to impossible to rid. Could it be enviroment caused(live in a farming community vs city) Also could this be an emotional response? Im starting to believe it has to do with my well being physcologically too. Im very sad that this has never gone away.. ive given up w/doctors and now accept this as part of me. Anyone know anything or suggestions!

very dark skin discoloration (looks very dry) on neck, around mouth and nose, and some spots on chest which come and go.

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  • Honey I'm 37 And Have The Same Problems With No Luck!!!!! Below Mouth, Underarms, Around Neck, In Crease Of Arm, And Between Legs!! If You Find Out Any Info Please Pass It On!!Best Of Luck And God Bless!
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  • i have the same thing!!but there's none under my mouthjust on my chest, underarms, and neckit is so embarassing it even goes throughmy foundation, i had this since i was 14!!if you get anything could you please email me!!jsialofi@yahoo.com
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