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Doctor insights on: Blue Black Discoloration Of Areas Of Skin

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I have several patches of dry very itchy skin around my waist. The patches are roundish and almost blue-black in color. The patches do not change much whether or not I am wearing something that rubs against the skin around my waist.

I have several patches of dry very itchy skin around my waist.  The patches are roundish and almost blue-black in color. The patches do not change much whether or not I am wearing something that rubs against the skin around my waist.

This : This may be a nickel allergy. Do you wear anything around your waist that is metal? Even if you don't wear it every day you may still have the rash to prove it. If this is possible, stop wearing the piece of clothing that has metal. Use over the couter Hydrocortisone up to four times a day. If this does not work or not a possible scenario visit your primary care doctor or dermatologist for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

It can!: Be very careful with lasers on dark skin. See someone with a lot of experience. ...Read more

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So my under lip on the left side feels a bit numb going to my chin. and it shows a black/blue discoloration. It also feels a bit tingly. what is this?

So my under lip on the left side feels a bit numb going to my chin. and it shows a black/blue discoloration. It also feels a bit tingly. what is this?

Mystery : The numbness indicate a nerve involvement . The location indicates a facial nerve involvement .the discoloration indicates internal bleeding that rarely happen spontaneously unless you are on a major blood thinner. Most likely indicates trauma . If you do not remember any trauma then it could be on of these unrecognized trauma by applying a make up or touching the door with your face. See a doc ...Read more

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I notice i get blue black easily. Even a slight knock on the table or chair will give me blue black. Please advice.

I notice i get blue black easily. Even a slight knock on the table or chair will give me blue black. Please advice.

Easy bruising: If you are one of those people who bruises easily, you may be completely healthy! some people seem to have more fragile tissues that tear and bleed under the skin ( ecchymosis). The platelets are the blood cells involved in clotting our blood. Mild decrease in number or function could cause easy bruising, as can decreased function of blood clotting proteins like von willebrand factor. ...Read more

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Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then.what is it?

Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then.what is it?

The most likely: explanation is that you have a benign lipoma (fatty accumulation below the skin) with, coincidentally, a bruise near it. But there are some more serious kinds of bleeding or skin problems that have an ecchymosis or bruise associated with them. It would be best if you could have your doctor or a skin specialist/Dermatologist take a look at this. Make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more