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Doctor insights on: Blue Discoloration Of The Skin

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What could bluish discoloration of the skin be?

What could bluish discoloration of the skin be?

Blue nevus: Another possibility is something called a blue nevus. This is a mole deep under the skin and because of the depth of the pigment it appears blue in nature. ...Read more

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What causes yellow discoloration of the skin?

What causes yellow discoloration of the skin?

Yellow skin: This is most likely jaundice due to liver toxicity (hepatitis or cirrhosis) due to increase bilirubin in the blood since the damaged liver cells cannot break it down. Other causes of jaundice can be liver or pancreatic cancer or hemolytic anemia or gallstones, or in newborn. ...Read more

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For Acne and Discoloration of the skin?

For Acne and Discoloration of the skin?

Benzoyl peroxide: I usually recommend benzoyl peroxide for the acne as a first line treatment. If that is not helping you could ask your doctor for a prescription of Retin-A or depending on the type of acne (comedonal, pustular, or cystic) you may need antibiotics. See your MD if it is not getting better. As far as the discoloration of skin, I would see your doctor, because there are many causes for discoloration ...Read more

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Does cortisone cream cause discoloration of the skin ?

Does cortisone cream cause discoloration of the skin ?

Yes: Prolonged use of corticosteroid creams or ointments can cause discoloration and thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 18 and I have discoloration of the skin from eczema. and I want something that'll clear my skin for good. any suggestions?

What to do if I am 18 and I have discoloration of the skin from eczema. and I want something that'll clear my skin for good. any suggestions?

Eczema: Eczema can come and go for years. Use a good, unscented moisturizer and a sunscreen to help protect your skin. Avoid scratching- which can lead to infection and scars. If it is worse, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Which treatment for varicose veins leave less pain and discoloration of the skin?

Which treatment for varicose veins leave less pain and discoloration of the skin?

Phlebectomy: Phlebectomy to remove large, ropy vv will result in bruising, which resolves in several weeks, and is quickest way to see results. Sclerotherapy is performed a lot in european centers; phlebitis is common, resulting in pigmentation, requiring drainage at times. Important to obtain ultrasound, and ablate incompetent axial veins (great/small saphenous) along with phlebectomy. ...Read more

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Can you go get laser hair removal if you are taking iron tablets, three times a day? Will i get discoloration of the skin.

No: Laser hair removal discoloration is possible if the skin has pigmented spots. Iron intake itself is not a contraindication. It also depends on the skin color and type of laser being used. ...Read more

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