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Atrophoderma

Atrophoderma is a rare disease that causes large skin lesions to appear on the body. The lesions can spread over a large area in a very short space of time before suddenly stopping. The condition is particularly unsightly because of how it leaves the skin with scarring and darker pigmentation. Atrophoderma is still largely unknown but lazer treatment has been effective in banishing the discoloured skin in some cases. For others, if the condition is having life affecting implications, enduring camouflage make up can be applied every few days to hide it. The disease can develop at anytime though usually between the ages of 30 and 60; it is a type of Schleroderma; the cause is unknown and it affects more women than men.

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Hi all, my nana was diagnosed with nodular pririgo abit 3 years ago, she started with a horrible itch all over her body but no marks, now she has these red/dark patches all over her along with spots that bleed badly because she is scratching so much. She no longer leaves the house and I can tell she is becoming very depressed with this. Like most of you she has tried many lotions and potions but nothing has helped. I wonder if the uv light therapy may work? I will make an appointment to see. I hope someone posts something soon that will help you all.





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was it covered on the show about a spray on skin camouflage to cover skin issues like Vitiligo, that lasts a week weeks and also contains an SPF factor or sun block??





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Hi i am 13 years old, i did not see a category for "scars" so i thought i'd post it here... i had a skin problem, in which i do not remember the name of, it was pink and spotted like chicken pokes all of me!! my back was the worst part on my body, i finally got rid of whatever rash it was, and noticed it left scars behind.instead of where the pink spots were on my back their are now white spots "scars" i was told they would fade three years ago !!! I've never noticed even a little change in the tone. in the beginning of this year i went to a new doctor, and received a cream and was then told i had a fungal infection.. I've had MILLIONS of creams, Pills you name it!! and nothing seems to be working. i'm in need of help!:( any suggestions? ..:( please help. i'd REALLY appreciate it.





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Hi i am 13 years old, i did not see a category for "scars" so i thought i'd post it here... i had a skin problem, in which i do not remember the name of, it was pink and spotted like chicken pokes all of me!! my back was the worst part on my body, i finally got rid of whatever rash it was, and noticed it left scars behind.instead of where the pink spots were on my back their are now white spots "scars" i was told they would fade three years ago !!! I've never noticed even a little change in the tone. in the beginning of this year i went to a new doctor, and received a cream and was then told i had a fungal infection.. I've had MILLIONS of creams, Pills you name it!! and nothing seems to be working. i'm in need of help!:( any suggestions? ..:( please help. i'd REALLY appreciate it.





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I am a 44 year old woman and from December I have had a dark patch of skin by my groin. It doesn't itch and is not raised, I do now get night sweat too.





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Hi, I am 53 Years old and in the last 6 months I have started off with just one dark patch on the side of my abdominal area. Since then it has started to grow baby patches all around my mid-drift. They are not itchy, been to doctors diagnosed with skin fungal infection, was prescribed caniston cream and if anything it has made it worse. I will stress they don't itch what so ever. what could this be?





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Hi, im 18, but when I was 16 I had a really itchy leg, just above my nee, which I scratched constantly over my jeans and now it has left me with a quite big scar with what looks the colour of bruising and has also spread all over my nee cap. can someone give me any suggestions please.





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I'm a 32 year old woman who since having kidney failure has had an itchy back and arms which blisters with spots, heals then the skin appears darker. Also in the last 6 months my skin has been peeling off around these area like I have been sun burnt. I. At a Los and can't show my back anymore due to being embarrassed and fed up of people asking have I been burnt or what's happened. Any suggestions......?





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Hi,i am 28 years old asian female .i have pigmentation mark darker skin patches on my face which is quite effecting my life. patches were not from birth but it is from 4 years.i have tried different creams but no changes bleaching made some difference but it goes back again so it is not permenant solution. Any advice or medicine for me.





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Hello, I am an asian woman age. 38. who got this "marks" on my body a few years ago. Nothing big at first, but the last year this marks has appeard all over my body. -Under my arms, on my belly, my back and now it started between my legs :P They don't itch. And its just like they appear over night. None of the doctors I've been to could tell me what this was. So I am so happy that I finally found the answer! In two weeks they are going to take a sample of my skin. But I will show them this picture, so now they know what this is. Too bad that there is nothing to do about it :P But.... THANK YOU!! :D





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