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Purple spot under the skin after burn scab fell off. What could this be? treatment?

Hi about 3 months ago I spilled very hot wax on my leg. For the first two months it healed fine but right after the scab fell off it left a purple stop where the burn is but it doesn t seem like discolored skin it s almost like a thin layer of skin with blood under it and it hasn t been getting any smaller or showing any change what can I do to make the spot go away
Asked On : Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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Thanks for writing here.

It seems you are having post inflamatory hyperpigmenation.

Avoid sun exposure.

Do not try to pull layer of skin.

You need to apply a mild topical steroid like hydrocortisone along with placentrex gel.

Hope this will help you.Take care.
Answered: Thu, 26 Sep 2013
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