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Does Your Skin Color Change On Sialysis
Skin color: There are other pigments that contibute to skin color besides melanin. For example, people can get brownish discoloration on their lower legs from hemosiderin which results from bleeding into the skin and degradation of the hemoglobin. Liver disease can lead to jaundice which would be a yellowish color. Some medication can color the skin. ...Read more
It can: I think the main way would be risk of sunburns and skin cancers in people with very pale skin. Ability to absorb vitamin d from sun exposure is also affected by skin color. Darker skin makes it more difficult to generate enough vit d, especially in cold northern climates. Vitamin d is very important for bone health among other things. ...Read more
On my face is a slightly whiter patch of skin. It doesn't change color when getting tan or burned. Is this normal?
Tinea versicolor?: Tinea versicolor is a harmless superficial fungal infection of the skin. It can diminish tanning (in light-skinned people). It is flat, non-itchy. Over the counter medicine used for athlete's foot can cure tinea versicolor, but relapses months or years later are common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red sclera: The red sclera is most likely a spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage which is inconsequential more often than not. Leave it alone and it will be absorbed in 10 days or so. The change in iris color is most likely an apparent change, due to the surrounding red. If however, there is true change in iris color you should have it checked by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Hands skin colour change from white to red or brown for a while then it return to its natural colour ( white colour)?
Does semen change color depending on the surface it is exposed on? On skin mine is white but on white surface it is yellow. Explanation?
Sometimes.: Some types of chemical peels do lighten the skin in some cases. It also depends on what kind of skin you have, so we usually test a small area first to see exactly how your skin will react. It cannot be done on the whole body. See a dermatologist with experience with lots of different kinds of chemical peels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does face laser to remove hair cause discoloration & dark pigmentation to the skin? Does it also cause wrinkles/weakness of the skin? Using since 2004
Not usually: BUT different people call different things lasers. If you have a darker skin type then IPL for example (which some call laser but is not) can cause post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Assuming you had the laser hair removal done professionally, ask the person who did it what they used and what can be done now about the pigmentation. Another type of laser (1064 NdYag) perhaps. Good luck! ...Read more
Protopic has returned color to the white spots.Will it last and will it gain color as the rest of my skin under the sun?
Need expert opinions about skin "pigment" changes to lighter tone temporarily in certain spots on arms and legs only? What could be the cause?
Temporary, permanent: If these spots are permanent and and not temporary you may have something called idiopathic hypomelanosis. They are more prominent when you are tan and are a sign of sun damage. I am not sure that this is the right diagnosis so you might want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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