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Remove Blotchy Red Tattoo
Unwanted red, brown: Hello Doc, A treatment options is IPL, intense light energy. Usually, you would need 5-8 treatments depending on how severe your problem is and your expectations. A topical bleaching cream may be a part of your treatment protocol. You can see a Board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
Can allergic skin reaction (1st bright red now brown & scabbing) can leave the skin permanently hyperpigmented or with brown marks?will it resolve?
Depends: Allergic reactions can cause skin hyperpigmentation. Depending on what caused the reaction (contact allergy or hives or irritant reaction or drug rash), the hyperpigmentation may or may not resolve. Hyperpigmetation can fade over time if there is no repetitive skin irritation. Scabbing and oozing can be signs of infection, kindly have the rash evaluated if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?
Hyperpig/IPL: Maybe best to see dermatologist in person to evaluation the hyperpigmemtation issues. ...Read more
My arms have the "kp chicken skin" and red/purplish discoloration--are these sun spots? Damaged skin? It's making me self conscious.
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a chronic skin condition that affects the hair follicles on the upper outer arms and outer thighs. It is a form of acne/folliculitis. It makes the skin appear very bumpy, rough, and discolored. There is no cure but it can be improved by using exfoliants and scrubs containing lactic acid, urea, glycolic acid. Also using a loofah regularly helps. ...Read more
Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.
Waxing of underarm at salon, skin pulled hard & left skin red & stinging. Has healed but what was red is brown. Will discolouration disappear?
Skin discoloration: It should lighten with time and may completely return to normal. ...Read more
See below: Laser hair removal may provide a more permanent answer. Infrared heat is no better than a warm compress. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
After shaving, my legs feel itchy then i scratched till it red in colour. Now, the red scar became dark brown in colour. How to remove the scar?
I got recently black pimple on my nose. It's not prominent pimple but dark dot flushed with skin. Seems under skin!. How to remove this ?
Acne: Acne or comedo occurs when the sebaceous gland surrounding the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Blackheads are open comedo with oxidized sebum which give it the black color. Ultimately the content of the gland will surface and clear the pimple. I fo not encourage applying manual pressure to pimples, especially in middle of face. OTC Benzoyl Peroxide is a good start. ...Read more
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