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Is Schamberg's disease dangerous?

Last Updated: 1st January, 2020

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There is no cure for Schamberg's disease, however, this condition is not life-threatening or a major health concern. The most usual problems that patients will encounter is discoloration of the skin and, occasionally, itching.

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Beside this, does Schamberg's disease go away?

While there is no specific treatment to cure Schamberg's disease permanently, there are things that sometimes help. The itching can usually be controlled with topical steroid creams such as cortisone. The red cell leakage is often a reaction to a medication, and it will go away by stopping that medicine.

Likewise, is Schamberg's disease hereditary? Cause. The cause of pigmented purpuric dermatosis is unknown. Occasionally, it occurs as a reaction to a medication, food additive, viral infection or following exercise. In rare cases, there appears to be a genetic component.

Considering this, what is Schamberg's disease?

Schamberg's disease is a rare dermatosis characterized by progressive, non-palpable pigmentary changes. Typically the lesions occurs as patches and 'cayenne pepper puncta' with pigmentation as a prominent feature.

How do you treat schamberg disease naturally?

My internal herbal support mix to treat Schambergs Disease is a combination of the herbs; Horse Chestnut, Rue, Nettle, Yarrow, Mistletoe and Rosehips, the Bach flowers included are Impatiens, Larch, Sweet Chestnut and Chicory. Externally if the skin is itchy then applying the irritant cream will bring relief.

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