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Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a bunch of pimples on my cheek and they look bruise why does this happen and what can I due to reduce the discoloration ?
I have a large brown stain that looks like a burn on my cheek. I've had it for 3+ days. What could it be?
My 9m/old daughter was diagnosed w/ glaucoma and has a portwine stain on her left cheek. Can she get that removed now? Or does she need to be older?
Portwine stain: Lasers have made the biggest impact on treatment, because they are the sole method of destroying the cutaneous capillaries without significant damage to the overlying skin. She is not to young to be treated with the laser. Pulsed-dye laser is the treatment of choice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dark Spots: How long have the spots been there? If more than two weeks, have them evaluated. Lesions that have not resolved on their own within two weeks should always be evaluated. ...Read more