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What causes a skin rash to turn brownish colour?

Hi, I just recently have a skin rash on the side of my face possibly 3-4 weeks ago and is still there. I'm currently treating it with aloe vera gel, from the plant itself. I have started to notice that the skin rash is turning reddish to a brownish color - is this part of the healing process? Or is it hyperpigmentation?
Thu, 13 Feb 2020
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Hi,

You seem to be developing post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. I would recommend you to apply depigmenting cream on it along with sunscreen on the entire face during the day time.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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What causes a skin rash to turn brownish colour?

Hi, You seem to be developing post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. I would recommend you to apply depigmenting cream on it along with sunscreen on the entire face during the day time. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist