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Why is my son's skin yellowish green?

Dear Doctors, I recently noticed that the skin around my 15 year-old son s mouth is yellowish green. It s also under the nose and a bit on the sides of the nose... kind of like a yellowish bruise , yet it isn t a bruise. Is it a lack of oxygen? Or a thyroid problem? Or a liver/ kidney problem? I don t think it s jaundice because the whites of his eyes aren t yellow... Any clue? Our doctor is not much help... She says it ll probably go away eventually. Would you have any insights for us? Or any natural remedy we could try? Many thanks...
Asked On : Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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Dentist, Orthodontics 's  Response
This could be some dermatitis or fungal infection. You can try keeping the area dry. also use some antifungal cream like candida. Please definitely go to a dermatologist if symptoms don't improve. Also check if your son is not rubbing the area frequently as a habit. This could also result in the epithelial wearing of the skin.
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear bulls..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Yellowish green around the mouth....
could be fungal infection...TINEA CORPORIS...,
1) Apply Clotrimazole, Betamethasone and gentamycin cream..,
around the mouth..,
2) Tab..Fluconazole 150 mg weekly once for 5 times..,
3) Miconazole dusting powder..,MICOGEL..,

Answered: Fri, 4 May 2012
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