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I Have Purplish Feet How Do I Fix Them To Pink Color
What can I do to change my purple legs to normal? I have lupus and my legs are discolored purple. I'm white complected and i want to know what to do.
What color are they: now? How have they changed? When did they change? Are they paler now that before? Darker, bluer than before. Let us know what's going on. So we can help you! ...Read more
I have little white bumps under my eyes, they do not hurt, and i want them to go away. How do I get rid of them?
You have to live wit: Why you want to make your lips red, you are a male and brown lips are ok and you can live with it only way you can make it red is by using red lipstick. ...Read more
I was born with very dark toe knuckles, and I wanted to know what I can do to get rid of it, or lighten it?
Increased pigment: in joint areas is usually genetic. There are different natural and prescribed types of exfoliators and ointments that can help. Check with your provider for the best treatment for you! ...Read more
I have dark skin and I have flat warts on my legs what are my options to remove them so i don't have dis coloration?
See a dermatologist: Find out what these are and ask them this question. ...Read more
Melanin: The "blackness" is caused by a pigment in your skin called melanin. People of african descent simply have more melanin in their skin compared to people of asian or european ancestry. There are cosmetic treatments available from a dermatologist, but they can be expensive. My advice would be to take pride in your unique look. ...Read more
I have acne scars all ova my body and i can't wear things i like cus i get embarassed how do I clear it please and I have dark lips that i want pink?
Derm consult: Your feeling that you need to be treated is sufficient. Dermatologists have lasers, fillers, surgery and abrasion to make scars less visible. You deserve to be treated if this is your wish. ...Read more
Nix (permethrin) the cause: Tiny blood vessels on the eyes are necessary, and are more prominent in some people than others. You cannot completely eliminate them. Eliminating the cause of what is engorging them will minimize their appearance. Allergies, inadequate sleep, drugs and alcohol, infection and irritation from pollution or contact lenses are common causes. ...Read more
My lips are dark how can I lighten them up i don't smoke but when don't wear lipstick my lip color is beyond dark can I change this or just accept it?
See below: It's better to accept you for you. Trying to alter yourself ends badly more times than you'd imagine. ...Read more
I have yellow bright yellow teeth that are crooked but I am going to get braces. How do I remove the stains?
Before or After: It depends on what types of stains the yellow stains are made of. If it is a film of bacteria, it will be mostly removed when you get brackets, as all outer surfaces of teeth will be cleaned first. If the "stain" is actually decay, it is treated first. If the stain is within the enamel, it may be more practical to treat it after completing braces. Ask your doctor which case yours fall in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have purple toes on both feet for several months. They turn back to pink when I keep my feet up but returns when I stand or sit.
The tops of my feet are turning yellow and my toes are turning bright pink with spots of purple. Should i get medical attention now?
Foot Discoloration: I have never seen this pattern before as a practicing podiatrist, so i would definitely recommend you so a podiatrist or dermatologist to start. If the feet are very hot or very cold, i would ask for an emergency visit. If not, while you wait for the appt, try a topical anti-fungal like Lamisil (terbinafine) cream to see if it has any effect. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm in a boot. Whenever i shower my broken ankle/foot turned like pink and purple and sometimes tingles. Is that normal?
No: Any unusual changes in the coloration of your skin following an iinjury need to be evaluated by your treating physician. Please call them immediately and report your findings. Color changes of the skin are usually related to circulation and could be a sign of a problem with your circulation to the injured area. ...Read more
Immature circulation: Your baby's circulation is still in the process of developing. Purple hands and feet is just a result of this immaturity. You do not need to be concerned if your baby is otherwise acting healthy. However if his lips or chest turn blue you should see your pediatrician as this can be a sign of cardiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circulation problems: These symptoms could be related to poor circulation. Old age, history of smoking, history of vascular problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol could be contributing factors. Patients often have cold feet, they could have pain too. He should see a doctor for evaluation as these may progress to more serious vascular problems if left untreated. Good luck! ...Read more
No: Even though this may not be normal it is not necessarily anything to be gravely concerned about. The best way to evaluate this is to have a lower extremity venous ultrasound to make sure you do not have significant venous insufficiency (particularly in the deep venous system). We see bluish discoloration in people who have had clots in the deep veins and then subsequently develop reflux. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
It depends: It is generally not normal but maybe not dangerous. If you have purple-blue feet that are cold and painful when your feet are up and better when your feet are down, see a doctor immediately. The arterial supply in your legs may be dangerously compromised. If you have painful purple-blue feet when your legs are down and the color improves when they are up, it's likely related to varicose veins. ...Read more
Decreased blood flow: When your feet and legs are in a static position the muscles don't contract as much and you may experience a purple color to the skin ...Read more
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