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Skin Around Stitches Turned Black
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more
What's the dark, tough skin around my acne scab? The red skin around the popped acne turned into a dark brown and the skin became tough to touch.
Rash. Lower leg. Started as small knot under the skin/ turned into 3 pinkish bumps. Itches. Haven't scratched. Now 6 inch area. Skin looks very burned?
Rash: This may have been an insect bite with an allergic response or an area of contact dermatitis from something that touched your skin. Apply cortisone cream, but if redness spreads and burning persists, an infection of the skin(cellulitis) may be present and requires antibiotic treatment(pills and cream). Your physician will advise you. ...Read more
My skin got scraped now white skin appear will my normal skin colour come back because I'm darkskin ?
Circle cut near hair follicles high on my forehead scrapes skin , didn't heal normal now its a raised dark pigmented dry thick bump/scar derm apt 2mor?
Exam needed: Hard to know without exam. How long ago was the injury? Sounds like you have a derm appointment. The derm will tell you if anything needs to be done now. Normally, one would wait up to one year to decide if scar modification is needed. Consider seeing a board certified facial plastic surgeon ...Read more
Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?
I have blue black squiggly lines on foot under the skin. Appeared 3/4 days ago. A larger blue/black spot underside of foot. Ulcer on same ankle.?
Problem: Are you diabetic, ave you had arterial doppler. Looks like you have some vascular issue. ...Read more
I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?
Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this .Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more
Hot glue gun wound on thumb. Redness and swelling around the edges. Had pus in center, now hardened greenish yellow color. Couple days old, advice?
Sound Infected.: When was your last tetanus shot? If it has been > 10 years ago or you don't know - should be repeated. At this point, medical assessment of thumb would be prudent. ...Read more
At first it looked like 3 mosquito bites on my thigh, then it started growing, under my skin dark pink veins?
Rash: You should definitely see a doctor and have this looked at and diagnosed professionally. ...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?
My skin turned light pink after my skin peeled from a scald burn. Will my skin ever return to its normal color?
Scalding injury: I have good news for you! the fact that you did not get any ulcers in the skin and that the skin came off in sheets, means that you probably had totally in the area second-degree burn. The pinkness is the widening temporarily of blood vessels in the wounded area. ...Read more
Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.
I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more
Painless puss bump not easily popped on pubic area, strand of hairs trapped inside left dark scars of the site. now itchy white flakes around hair fol?
Hair Follicle: If not painful. best to leave it alone!! ...Read more