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Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Urgent care or ER: If the area was white, cold and stiff or hard and if it then becomes red and swollen as it warms, you need to seek professional medical assistance. Usually the area will form blisters and permanent "bruising" or skin discoloration, which indicates long-term damage and possible destruction of blood vessels. Get it seen asap. Good luck! ...Read more

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Skin Changes (Definition)

Skin changes is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, thickness changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for skin changes at the labia cause by yeast infection?

What is the best treatment for skin changes at the labia cause by yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Most symptoms will recede rapidly with resolution of the infection. Many of the topical preparations of anti-fungal also contain a topical steroid preparation which will help to reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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My skin changes colors to dark when its cold why?

My skin changes colors to dark when its cold why?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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When I get cold sometimes my skin changes hue. Is this normal?

When I get cold sometimes my skin changes hue. Is this normal?

Yes that's normal: Changes in temperature can affect the small blood vessels or capillaries in the skin. When you get exposed to cold these vessels will shrink or constrict to reduce heat loss and the skin may become pale or bluish. In hot environments these vessels will dilate to give off excess heat and the skin will become pink or red. Some medicines or diseases such as low thyroid may make this worse. ...Read more

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My skin changes dramatically throughout the day, how can keep my skin healthier?

My skin changes dramatically throughout the day, how can keep my skin healthier?

3 steps: Cleanse well...Exfoliate...And ...Hydrate..There are many different products that can do these things. Find the ones that are good for you and affordable. And remember to always apply spf.... ...Read more

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Any pregnancy skin changes?

Any pregnancy skin changes?

Stretch marks: The most significant change my patients have complained about is stretch marks. ...Read more

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Is it true that high import of sugar cause skin changes, blotches, etc?

Not aware: Probably high intake of any product may cause skin irregularities but within reasonable quantities, I am of aware of sugar causing specific skin changes. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Yes: Common concerns are increased pigmentation of the face (e.g. Along cheek bones and upper lip, often referred to as the mask of pregnancy) and abdominal stretch marks. Generally increased blood flow may cause a noticeable blush over the cheeks referred to as the pregnancy glow. Acne may become more problematic during pregnancy and spider veins may also develop. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my skin changes after pregnancy?

How do I reduce my skin changes after pregnancy?

Wait a bit: Most of the skin changes in pregnancy will improve or resolve within about 6 months. Some (stretch marks, saggy skin) may not go away. All the dark pigment should go away. Your ob/gyn can tell you what won't improve. ...Read more

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Aside from hrt, is there anything i can do to deal with skin changes at menopause?

Aside from hrt, is there anything i can do to deal with skin changes at menopause?

BHRT. : The Estradiol and Progesterone deficiencies caused by menopause can accelerate skin wrinkling and dryness. The best treatment is to replace these hormones using bioidentical hrt. That is, hormones which are identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce if it could. ...Read more

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Could my skin changes & breast pain be anything serious?

Could my skin changes & breast pain be anything serious?

Maybe: Can't answer that it this forum. You need to see a doctor! some skin changes can be related to infection or rash - others may be cancer. You need a breast exam and probably imaging (mammogram and ultrasound). Get it checked! ...Read more

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My finger and foot skin changes color in for no reason alought?

My finger and foot skin changes color in for no reason alought?

A few things: Color changes in the fingers and/or toes may have circulatory or neurologic in origin. Raynaud's is a vasospatic condition that causes color and temperature changes. If these cause pain, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can a blood clot go unnoticed for 1.5 years or more? Would you see skin changes or have pain?

Can a blood clot go unnoticed for 1.5 years or more? Would you see skin changes or have pain?

Blood clot: Blood clots may cause a spectrum of symptoms depending on the location and size. In extremities, blood clots can cause symptoms such as pain and swelling. In the lungs, blood clots can cause shortness of breath and chest pain. Because blood clots commonly involve deep vessels skin changes aren't usually seen. ...Read more

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What happens to the skin if you both have Ehlers Danlos (thinner and elastic skin) and scleroderma (thicker and stiffer skin)? Any skin changes?

Yes: Hi TakaishiS It might seem the two would cancel each other (EDS involves less effective collagen and stretchy skin, SD involves XS collagen deposition) but unfortunately it seems to be somewhat additive. Suggest you check our http://prettyill.com/forums/viewthread/531/#2699 and continue working with your regular practitioner. ...Read more

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What are the skin changes / side effects of laser hair removal?

Few: If done correctly, laser hair removal is safe and effective, with few skin changes. Blistering and pigmentary changes can occasionally occur. ...Read more

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I am 16. I've noticed rapid skin changes on my face for the past 3 years. My face looks a lot darker than my arms. How can I recover my skin​ tone?

I am 16. I've noticed rapid skin changes on my face for the past 3 years. My face looks a lot darker than my arms. How can I recover my skin​ tone?

Protect it.: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun. A medication like hydroquinone may take months to work and usually it’s use would be limited to a particular site on the body. ...Read more

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Hi I had unproducted oral sex with csw. insertive .I hv some skin changes. no fever till now. @6 weeks I had pcr rna not detected. Is it conclusive?

Hi I had unproducted oral sex with csw. insertive .I hv some skin changes.  no fever till now.  @6 weeks I had pcr rna  not detected. Is it conclusive?

Yes: The activity is low-risk for you as far as HIV transmission. However, doing this stuff can get you a case of gonorrhea, and you can make friends with the wrong people. You may also be contributing to this mistreatment of the person who provided the services if you obtained this through a syndicate. And it's only gentlemanly to use a condom if you decide to do some more exploring. Best wishes. ...Read more