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Herbal Treatment For Livedo Reticularis
Is there any treatment for livedo reticularis and what kind of doctor do I need to see? Thank you.
Livedo reticularis: You should see a rheumatologist as it could be a manifestation of an underlying rheumatologic disease. ...Read more
Livedo Reticularis: There is no treatment for livedo reticularis. Rewarming the area in idiopathic cases or treatment of the underlying cause of secondary livedo may reverse the discolouration. However, over time the vessels become permanently dilated and livedo reticularis becomes permanent regardless of the surrounding temperature. ...Read more
I have widespread livedo reticularis so I'm used to mottled skin, but my new tan from the beach has revealed pale mottling now too. What is this?
Tinea versicolor: this is a fungal infection of the skin. Where it doesn't tan is the fungus and is commonly seen after trips to the beach. A treatment with antifungal pills and then keeping your skin treated with selsun over many months will help keep it from recurring ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have livedo reticularis and pink patches on the front of my calves. 19. When I lay in bed, no veins appear. Why is there research on acne but not LR?
Livedo reticularis: LR may be a normal skin condition that is just more obvious when exposed to cold, or it may be a symptom associated with autoimmune disorders such as Lupus. Your question was why is there more research done on acne. I suspect it is because there is more money to be made from acne treatment since acne is so common. It is obvious you find the LR disturbing. Consult a cosmetician for a cover-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is common skin fi: It is a common skin finding where skin is mottled reticulated vascular pattern looks lace like purplish discolouration of skin. ...Read more
Dermatologists: Skin specialists should be able to help you. ...Read more
I've developed raynaud's. Also have livedo reticularis all over my body which seems to be getting worse. I know these can both be primary conditions, but should I be worried about an underlying issue?
Is there current info for ideopathic livedo reticularis that is not suggestive of lupus? have had rhum. Dr do work up. All negative, this was 5 yrs ag
See details: The majority of cases of livedo have no underlying cause. ...Read more
Different: Raynaud's is spasm of blood vessel with cold or stress leading to white (most important color change) as well as red and blue. Classicially it occurs in the fingers, but also can involve the feet or internal arteries. Livedo is a mottled reticulated vascular pattern that appears like a lace-like purplish discoloration of the lower extremities due swelling of medium veins. The causes can be many. ...Read more
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