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Why cheeks has gone patchy grey in color. Is it more than an abscess ?

HI am 38 year old female and about 18 months ago my face swelled up frm a tooth abcess i have had i, antibiotics a number of times and root canal on it twice i eventually had it removed as the previous were unsuccessful i am still in pain. Over the last year the skin on my neck at the sides and also my cheeks has gone patchy grey in colour. Is it more than an abcess I am worried but my dentist does not seem to be bothered
Asked On : Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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welcome to healthcare magic forum
there is no relation between tooth problem and skin problem
it is common to have dark skin in mention area in
-obese person
-hormonal -thyroidal probelm
-acanthosis nigrans
better to consult dermatologist
dentist really never bother about it as it is out of his specialty.
avoid sun exposure and use good sunscreen lotion twice a day

i hope i have answered your question
Answered: Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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