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Erythema Ab Igne
What creams i can use to treat violet patches developed due to excessive usage of hot packs! is it erythema ab igne! will it fade!
I have dark purple lacy erythema ab igne on upper inner thighs. Will Clobetasol Ointment relieve this and improve appearance? Can it be applied there?
Avoid heat : Avoid application of a heat source o the area. The discoloration should resolve with time, which will vary depending on your complexion. ...Read more
Plz help me i've developed violet patches due to using hot packs fortt cervical MS spasm i think its erythema ab igne!. How to treat it urgently?!
Circulation increase: Almost like a burn but temporary. It will go away. Apply ice and stop using the hot packs. ...Read more
I think erythema ab igne appeared on breast after using heating pad on chest but went away. Does this mean i can't use heat on my chest any more?
Use heating pad regularly between legs/ab/thighs. I now have lacy web appearance, very dark, between inner thighs (erythema ab igne?) Should I worry?
After years of applying heat and having web like purple skin on inner thi, I'm upset to learn I have erythema ab igne. Is skin cancer now likely?!
Hello,Is there a cure for Erythema Ab igne ? I currently have it on my lower right leg (under my knee and moving upwards towards the side of my knee)
Yes: Stop using hot packs and watch it SLOWLY resolve. ...Read more
I'vee read that a recently developed erythema ab igni is reversible when stoppng exposure to the source of heat.. Is ths true?!
Yes, if early: Hello, this does depend on how early you catch it. If you notice the changes in skin very soon after using heat, your skin can recover after a period of time. However, if you have caused too much damage to the deeper layers of skin, you may always have this discoloration. The risk of developing skin cancer will also decrease over time with discontinued use if caught early. I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer