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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Skin Changes (Overview)

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, itching, bug bites, etc


Dr. John Hoffmann
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
33 years in practice
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When I get cold sometimes my skin changes hue. Is this normal?

Dr. John Hoffmann
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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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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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
72 doctors shared insights

Skin Changes (Overview)

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, itching, bug bites, etc


Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
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My skin changes colors to dark when its cold why?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
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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Dr. Steven Davis
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
48K people helped
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My skin changes dramatically throughout the day, how can keep my skin healthier?

Dr. Steven Davis
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
48K people helped
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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Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
34M people helped
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Is it true that high import of sugar cause skin changes, blotches, etc?

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
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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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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 years in practice
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What are the skin changes pregnancy can cause?

Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 years in practice
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Several: Melasma, stretch marks, worsening acne, puppps are some of the more common skin changes associated with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Rogers
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
34 years in practice
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How do I reduce my skin changes after pregnancy?

Dr. Patricia Rogers
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
34 years in practice
46K people helped
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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Dr. J David Holcomb
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
24 years in practice
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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Dr. J David Holcomb
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
24 years in practice
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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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Dr. Shira Miller
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
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Aside from hrt, is there anything i can do to deal with skin changes at menopause?

Dr. Shira Miller
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
351K people helped
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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Dr. Suzanne Yee
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
23K people helped
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Any pregnancy skin changes?

Dr. Suzanne Yee
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
23K people helped
Any pregnancy skin changes?

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

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Dr. Christopher Moeller
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
593K people helped
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Does drinking too much milk cause any skin changes, good or bad, in a child?

Dr. Christopher Moeller
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
593K people helped

Too much milk: No problem that i know of.

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