Why is my décolletage always red?
Bright red flushing of the face, neck, or upper chest is one of the most common symptoms of carcinoid syndrome. Flushing occurs when excess serotonin or other chemicals in the blood cause blood vessels to dilate.
Is poikiloderma cancerous?
People with poikiloderma congenitale have an increased risk of developing cancer at an early age, especially osteosarcoma (a type of bone cancer), basal cell skin cancer, and squamous cell skin cancer. Poikiloderma congenitale may be caused by a mutation (change) in the RECQL4 gene.
How do I get rid of poikiloderma of Civatte?
Combination creams and lasers Creams and lasers are often used in combination to treat this condition. The aim initially is to treat and fade the brown areas (pigmentation) of poikiloderma of civatte. Once this has been achieved, lasers can be more effective in targeting the red areas.
What is the best treatment for poikiloderma?
Currently, laser therapy is the go-to treatment for Poikiloderma of Civatte. The best forms of treatment for Poikiloderma of Civatte are lasers that can address reds and browns and lasers that stimulate collagen regrowth.
How is red decolletage treated?
Here are 10 key ways to take care of the skin on your décolletage, according to the skin care experts.
- Avoid the sun when possible.
- Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen daily.
- Go easy with cleansing.
- Apply topical retinoids.
- Exfoliate regularly.
- Use moisturizer and serums.
- Use products with antioxidants.
- Try Décollette Pads at night.
What medical conditions cause flushing?
Flushing of the face may be associated with certain medical conditions, such as:
- High fever.
- Rosacea (a chronic skin problem)
- Carcinoid syndrome (group of symptoms associated with carcinoid tumors, which are tumors of the small intestine, colon, appendix, and bronchial tubes in the lungs)
Is Poikiloderma of Civatte common?
Poikiloderma of Civatte is a benign, common and chronic condition, which belongs to the group of melanodermas (pigmented skin disorders).
Does poikiloderma go away?
Poikiloderma can’t be completely cured, but your skin changes may improve and the progression of your condition may slow down with treatment.
Is poikiloderma of Civatte common?
How do you reverse poikiloderma?
What is the best treatment for décolletage?
Using focused ultrasound to stimulate collagen deep within the skin, Ultherapy® is the best treatment for décolletage wrinkles, as it lifts and tightens skin from the inside out. This is the perfect décolletage treatment to address wrinkles, and sagging skin in the face, neck, and jowls.