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Doctor insights on: Ashy Dermatosis

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Is ashy dermatosis curable?

Is ashy dermatosis curable?

See a dermatologist: It is a benign condition some people claimed some success of making it lighter by using topical steroid some claimed better result with systemic therapy and that why you need to see a dermatologist some claimed it could disappear on its own see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with ashy dermatosis is there any cure for that please help me?

I was diagnosed with ashy dermatosis is there any cure for that please help me?

Sometimes called: Erythema dyschromicum perstans, almost similar to lichen planus, was noted to originate in south america. But a few case have been seen in europe (italy, finland) to name a few. Clofazimine has been shown to work on certain individuals as well as dapsone. Please with your dermatologist. Please note that both of these medications do have side effects ...Read more

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Erythema dyschromicum perstans, what is this?

Erythema dyschromicum perstans, what is this?

Ashy Dermatosis: Erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis) It is a benign skin condition which causes grey patches on the face, neck & trunk. ...Read more

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Can dermabrasion or microdermabrasion be effective in treating acantholytic dermatosis? I've had red spots on my belly and chest area for many years and my dermatologist says there is no cure. I've seen several; one suggested Accutane but I declined, pass

Can dermabrasion or microdermabrasion be effective in treating acantholytic dermatosis? I've had red spots on my belly and chest area for many years and my dermatologist says there is no cure. I've seen several; one suggested Accutane but I declined, pass

There is no great: Treatment for Grover's Disease as it recurs. Topicals like retinoids and steroids seem to work best. Sometimes cautery helps, and you can certainly try microdermabrasion but understand it can recur ...Read more

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Lichen planus since 10 months. Dark. Brown spots all over body no itching. Negative hepatitis test. Biopsy test = ashy's dermotosis treatment?

Lichen planus since 10 months. Dark. Brown spots all over body no itching. Negative hepatitis test. Biopsy test = ashy's dermotosis treatment?

Consult MD: Since lichen planus is not cureable and your md has treated it as a dermatosis I would follow his/her advise and treat it as they indicate it should be treated. Sometimes it can go away on its own and is not contagious. Go on living your life and listen and treat like md recommends. Good luck. ...Read more

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What cause cold dry ashy feet?

What cause cold dry ashy feet?

Poor circulation: You may have peripheral artery disease or poor circulation to that feet - do you have leg pain or discomfort when you are on your feet a little longer or go for a walk - please talk to your doctor about this! ...Read more

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Is it bad to have really ashy feet?

Is it bad to have really ashy feet?

Dry feet: Yes. It can be very bad to have dry feet. Your feet can dry out to the point where they crack open (like the dry desert earth). When this happens there can be open sores. Open sores on your feet are never good due to the fact that there is a high potential for infection. Do the easy thing and use hydrating lotion daily. ...Read more

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I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

Have it evaluated.: It is possible that there might be a small smoldering infection in the center of that lesion. Either way if it will not go away then see your dr. As some skin cancers may present that way and can be treated easily through excision. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Is dry ashy feet an indication of citculation problem?

Is dry ashy feet an indication of citculation problem?

Not necessarily: Various forms of dermatitis and skin infections as well as other conditions can cause this. Poor circulation can be a cause. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my vagina is turning white it looks ashy and dry?

What could be wrong if my vagina is turning white it looks ashy and dry?

Unsure: That can happen with a yeast infection or with hpv and even with trichomonas. Even more concerning is that dysplasia and cancer can present with obvious changes in the color and texture of the skin or vaginal tissue. See your doctor - there are test to tell exactly what is going on. ...Read more