Is this post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? (Photos)
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Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation after blue peel at day 2?
Hi there and thank you for the question.
Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a reaction of the body to injury or other factors that lead to inflammation. It does however take some time to appear and in your case this would be very unlikely at day 2. It is more likely to be a bruise but it is difficult to ascertain from photographs alone. Bruises can themselves hyperpigment (at a later stage) if exposed to strong sunlight so be careful going out in the sun. You are best advised to see and discuss with the specialist who treated you.
I hope that you found this information helpful.
Is this post inflammatory hyperpigmentation
Thank you for your questions and photos. An examination is needed to fully answer your questions. Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation does not occur in the few few days. Discuss your concerns and have an examination with your physician who applied the peel. Best wishes
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