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Should I worry about skin color changing on face ?

dear doctor , i am Owais, age 24, my ear lobe(bottom part of the ear) started turning grey couple of months back, and then it started turning blackish/purplish(left ear) and then the lobe of the right ear also started turning purplish black(but did not spread). the left ear has almost changed its color, and the guys at the salon said its spreading on my face(when i go for a shave). today a lot of people including me noticed that my cheeks are redish, they are not spots but some sort of patterns. i hav also started to feel itchy on my forehead... should i be worried? i saw a doctor couple of months back and he prescribed \
Asked On : Wed, 11 May 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
its difficult to give diagnosis without examinig it. . are you taking any drug now? have you got any injury in that area. it may be infection. consult your dermatologist today
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurang Krishna's  Response
Hello Owais,
Welcome to HCM.
You may be having Lichen Planus Pigmentosus. Send me your pics for confirmation. start a mild steroid cream. See a dermatologist near you.
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum

All the above symptoms suggestive of chronic skin infection.. a detailed clinical examination is required.. do not neglect it... consult a Dermatologist....
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
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