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What causes skin to turn dark purple to black

By Anonymous March 12, 2018 - 10:18pm
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Following sever cellulitis

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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

Skin color can change with cellulitis (and after) - from a light pink all the way to a dark purple.

Symptoms may begin within hours or days and can include:

Skin inflammation that begins in a small area and spreads with:
Pain or tenderness
A red streak (possibly)
Swollen lymph nodes
Fever or chills
Cellulitis near the eyes may cause pain with eye movements and should be treated urgently

If your skin is turning black this may be another infection or a lack of oxygen and needs to be reported to a doctor asap.

March 13, 2018 - 1:06pm
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