May 17, 2007
I started to take my hiv medicine(Kaletra/Truvada)and some other antibiotics(Bactrim) about 2 months ago, And my skin is getting darker like light brown now. Is it possible to my natural skin color back? Is there any medicine for that? Thanks.
| Response from Dr. Henry
A small subset of patients can develop some skin pigmentation changes from either Bactrim or the FTC in Truvada. A wide range of other medical conditions can also cause skin color so a full medical evaluation and sometimes referral to a dermatologist can help sort out the possible contributing factors. KH
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