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Does Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis which is noticed on the foot spreads all over the body? Please answer the query and help me out..

Does Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis which is noticed on the foot spreads all over the body?  Please answer the query and help me out..

Usually not: These disorders are caused by red cells extravasating into the skin and causing discoloration. They typically show up on dependent areas of the body. This is why pressure stocking and elevation help the problem. ...Read more

Purpura (Definition)

Purpura are non blanching red or purple spots caused by bleeding beneath the skin. The spots do not blanch with pressure. They can be caused by platelet disorders, coagulation disordes, vascular ...Read more


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Is ashy dermatosis curable ?

Is ashy dermatosis curable ?

See a dermatologist: it is a benign condition some people claimed some success of making it lighter by using topical steroid some claimed better result with systemic therapy and that why you need to see a dermatologist some claimed it could disappear on its own see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with ashy dermatosis is there any cure for that please help me ?

I was diagnosed with ashy dermatosis is there any cure for that please help me ?

Sometimes called: erythema dyschromicum perstans , almost similar to lichen planus , was noted to originate in south america. But a few case have been seen in europe ( italy, finland) to name a few. Clofazimine has been shown to work on certain individuals as well as dapsone. Please with your dermatologist. Please note that both of these medications do have side effects ...Read more

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Why there is pigmentation on skin with crf?

Why there is pigmentation on skin with crf?

Pigmentation and CRF: The adrenal glands are positioned directly above the kidneys. As the kidneys are failing, the adrenal glands are also often affected. As the brain tries to signal for increased adrenal activity you get more adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth), this can cause increased melanocyte stimulating hormone activity causing the increasd pigmentation associated with chronic renal failure. ...Read more

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What kind of diet should I pursue if i want to avoid pigmentation?

What kind of diet should I pursue if i want to avoid pigmentation?

Diet has nothing to : Diet has nothing to do with pigmentation! eat healthy: ample amount of proteins, low fat and moderate amount of starches. Animal fats are bad for humnan consumption. So eat plant based foods supplemented with foods with good protein content like fish, eggs, nuts and soy products.Fruits and veggies daily will help you most. ...Read more

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How to remove pigmentation on my face?

How to remove pigmentation on my face?

Bleach,peel,laser: Results vary but combination bleaching creams with hydroquinone, kojic acod , arbuthnot can be helpful alone or in combination with chemical peel or treatment with a q switched nd yag laser used for tattoo removal. ...Read more

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How to treat body marks and pigmentation?

How to treat body marks and pigmentation?

Options...: If you are referring to scars from old skin lesions or wounds then cocoa butter could be used besides medication that would need to be prescribed for that. Depending on the skin changes the appropriate treatment. You would need to see a specialist in the skin in order to figure what is the best option for you. ...Read more

Pigment (Definition)

Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown ...Read more