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Discoloration On Cheek
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 some discoloration on my cheeks that resemble freckles. I have never hade freckles, what do you think it is?
Pigmentation: Freckles are usually caused by sun exposure--you may not get these until later in life. Other conditions can exacerbate formation of pigment including photosensitizing meds (certain oral antibiotics, birth control pills, hormones, diuretics, accutane), topical photosensitizers (retin-a, glycolic acid, levulan), procedures such as chemical acid peels, photodynamic therapy, resurfacing lasers. ...Read more
I have a brownish redish discoloration between my butt cheeks. Is there anything i can do to make it go away?
What causes discoloration patches on my cheeks? They are lighter than my normal skin tone and quite distinguishable.
You don't specify...: ...Your age. Pityriasis alba (literally "white spots") is common in children but unusual in adults. Tinea versicolor, a superficial yeast colonization, can occur on the face, and can create light spots. Vitiligo can occur on the face, but the patches are white, not merely lighter than surrounding skin. You really should have a dermatologist take a direct look and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I treat pityriasis alba for my 8 year old? I am afraid he will be embarrassed in school. The discoloration is around his cheeks arm neck
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
Why do I have a soft spot on my butt it feels like a hole covered with skin? Tjeres no discolaration, just a spot on my left butt cheek that is soft..
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. However, what you described may just be a dimple in the fat in the butt. If there are no symptoms, you may let it be. If you are overweight exercise and weight loss may help. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more