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One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

Frostbite does not: typically affect the entire hand unless there has been severe exposure, in that case having only one hand affected would be unusual too those are cases where both hand and both feet are affected from severe prolonged cold. Frostbite comes in stages, mild is irritated skin, then blisters then dark dark skin which looks dead. Circulation issues can give "blue" hands see your doctor ...Read more

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Does red and blue light therapy work for red acne marks? Thanks!

Does red and blue light therapy work for red acne marks? Thanks!

ASDS opinion & 1more: Two sites to read: https://www.asds.net/Laser-Light-Therapy-for-Acne-Scars/ and http://www.livestrong.com/article/73275-red-blue-light-therapy-acne/ ...Read more

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Blue light therapy acne treatment appropriate?

Blue light therapy acne treatment appropriate?

Sometimes: This may help resolve some acne spots more quickly. But is expensive. Significant acne will still require skilled management with combinations of meds tailored to each specific person. ...Read more

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Is selsun blue + versicolor treatment normal?

Is selsun blue + versicolor treatment normal?

Selsun Blue is: Often effective in treating tinea versicolor, a low-grade skin fungus. Apply as directed. Wash clothes, bedding, bath linens to destroy fungus to prevent recurrence. Be patient: eliminating skin funguses takes time. If otc selsun blue isn't adequate, see doc for rx for selenium sulfide lotion, which has a stronger concentration or the active ingredient. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on blue iris?

What causes brown spots on blue iris?

Freckles?: Freckles and nevi are the usual pigmentations found on the iris. Also, hamartomas, brushfield spots, lisch nodules, inflammatory nodules, adenomas, xanthogranulas, melanomas, iris atrophy, stretch holes are among other iris lesions or spots that can occur but much less common. If your iris spots are new, have them evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more

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Can greyish green eyes change to blue?

Can greyish green eyes change to blue?

In short, not really: Eye color can change due to medication or disease. But the changes are usually from lighter pigment to darker. Some people as they age will report their eyes changing to blue when in fact the peripheral cornea acquires cholesterol deposits (arcus) that can give some people the impression their eyes are turning blue. ...Read more

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Do blue light acne treatments work?

Do blue light acne treatments work?

Yes: Blue light treatments are a superficial light that helps kill the skin bacteria. It works better when you add amino levulonic acid (ala) that helps kill bacteria, decrease the sebaceous glands and improve skin tone and texture. ...Read more

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Blue pigment under my brown eyes, what to do?

Blue pigment under my brown eyes, what to do?

Normal: Blue is the default color of the iris when little or no pigment is on the front surface. It is not uncommon for people to have swirls or patches of blue in an otherwise brown or pigmented iris. This just reflects areas where the pigment is not as thick or not present. ...Read more

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What does a light blue sclera mean?

What does a light blue sclera mean?

This depends: This usually refers to thin sclera, thin enough so that the blueish hues of the darker inner eye can be seen. Blue sclera can be seen with simple aging, ocular abnormalities like scleritis or more systemic conditions like osteogenesis imperfecta. ...Read more

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How painful is blue light acne treatment?

How painful is blue light acne treatment?

Pain with Acne Light: It depends on whether levulan chemical is used. The chemical will make it more uncomfortable, but probably make the treatment work better. The treatment will also work without the medicine. It creates oxygen in the glands, which is toxic to the bacteria. It is a good adjunctive treatment, but nothing beats Isotretinoin for long-term resolution of acne. ...Read more

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I see blue instead of grey and purple instead of brown. Is this being color blind?

I see blue instead of grey and purple instead of brown. Is this being color blind?

Not likely: Most color blind people have trouble with reds and greens. If you had blue-yellow colorblindness (rare), you would see gray instead of blue. You likely just perceive colors a little different than someone else. Colorblind people cannot distinguish certain colors at all. For example, they see no difference between green and brown. ...Read more

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I have brown eyes and I have gray blue green rings outside out the eye twice change pure hazel and once blue then I notice golden dark brown greenish?

I have brown eyes and I have gray blue green rings outside out the eye  twice change pure hazel and once blue then I notice golden dark brown greenish?

Sounds quite: lovely. Pigmentation changes. It isn't usually a sign of disease BUT if it were it would be a mineral pigment disease such as WILSON's DISEASE (copper, ring is copper colored) or hemosiderosis (iron, ring is iron colored. but skin is steel colored... grey, more noticeable than eye). ...Read more

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Why is my nails turning light violet from pink color?

Why is my nails turning light violet from pink color?

Blue Nails: Blue nails may be indicative of pulmonary obstruction, emphysema or lung disease. Blue fingernails may represent a type of cyanosis caused by a lower level of lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. It may also represent a high level of an abnormal form of hemoglobin in the circulation. Another cause can be medications like minocin (minocycline). See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What will turn feet black & blue?

What will turn feet black & blue?

Bumping it: Sometimes you don't realize you do this. If one had a surgery, sometimes from a tight bandage you could have black and blue. From an injection site, skin can turn black and blue. If on blood thinners skin can easily bruise as well. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why was my poop a blue dark green color?

I'm wondering why was my poop a blue dark green color?

Color change: The stool can go through color changes on a daily basis, mainly dependent on the foods that you eat. If the stool color is consistently an abnormal color, independent of your diet, then follow with a doctor for further evaluation. It could be the sign of a malabsorption issue. ...Read more

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Blue grey eyes with yellow/golden ring around pupil, what is it?

Blue grey eyes with yellow/golden ring around pupil, what is it?

New?: You may have normal irises with peripupillary color that is different than the periphery. If you are otherwise healthy and without ocular injuries, surgery, eye medication or systemic disease that results in ocular complications (diabetes, connective tissue disease) your color of your eyes is most likely normal. ...Read more

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Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Uncertain: Circulation issues? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

Does yellowish sclera related to dark coloured urine and light grey stool?

SERIOUS ISSUE: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. Your associated sx's are serious. Please seek out medical evaluation now...More commonly, a yellowish spot in the horizontal area is an actinic degeneration known as a pinguecula...Also pterygium, any eye care physician could quickly determine this with exam. ...Read more