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Can Allergies Make Your Skin Go Patchy Looking With Dark And Light Parts
Yes: Chronic or severe rashes can change skin color and leave dark and lighter areas. This colr change is difficult to completely resolve. The lighter areas can be repigmented with narrow band uvb or excimer laser. The darker areas can be treated with topical medications to slowly lighten the areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Went in sun, my skin immediately began turning red/blotchy on exposed parts like legs/stomach. Sensitivity due to my pale skin or allergy?
More info?: I'm not sure I completely understand what you are referring to. If you ingested a tablet and developed a dark patch of skin that has persisted since stopping this medication then it is unlikely related to the tablet you ingested. Hyperpigmented lesions on skin can be due to a number of causes: eczema, dry skin, scarring, etc. Try topical steroid cream to area and/or topical moisturizer. ...Read more
Dark patch on skin around waist since few months. Approx 1x2 ". Not much itchy. Not really raised but bit rough to touch. Unsightly. Fungal? Allergy?
7 weeks baby with under eye dark circles. Normal? She has very fair skin and her dad has them as well. Is it indicative of allergies?
Dark circles: Under infants eyes can be normal. The skin there is very thin making blood vessels close to the surface more prominent. Dark circles are seen in allergic patients but having dark circles doesn't mean your child is allergic. That is not a label I would give a 7 week old. Is she feeding ok? Growing? Any other concerning symptoms? You also said Dad had them...sounds like a family trait. ...Read more
I have very bad dark circles.Can you tell me the main cause?I have very very thin skin,allergies,hypermelanosis,DNS(blocked nose),genetic(from mom)
I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if i do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin .i used it before for allergy?
I have small bumps that are lighter than my skin on random parts of my body (sides, back, breasts, butt etc.). They also itch at times. Allegry?
Yes: It is usually worse where skin is thinner such as earlobes and around the neck but can occur wherever the metal has contact with the skin. Rings, watchbands, earrings, necklaces and snaps are often culprits. Carry change in a pants pocket can also result in a rash. The culprit is usually nickel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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