Crewe Hair and Skin Clinic

What is Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra?

DPN is a common skin condition consisting of one or many very small firm black brown or Black bumps. They are seen most often on the face and neck, And are usually between 1 mm and 5 mm.

They appear on approximately 1/3 of people with the darker skin types Fitzpatrick skin types five and six. Their numbers increase with age. Morgan Freeman, the famous actor has many of these. Electroless us is a safe, effective, Quick and affordable method of treatment, but there is potential for scarring so the treatment will be as conservative as possible..

A family history of the blemish means that you are more likely to be susceptible to it.

Dermatosis papulosa nigra before electrolysis
Dermatosis papulosa nigra after electrolysis

Who cannot have this treatment?

  • cochlear implants

  • Hemophiliac

  • Keloid scarring

  • Pacemakers

  • People under the age of 18 at this clinic

    The following are potential contra indications which restrict diathermy treatments

    • AIDS/HIV

    • Asthma

    • Back to your infections

    • Blood standing medication [e.g. warfarin or aspirin]

    • Cancer

    • Circulatory disorders

    • Dermabrasion [wait a minimum of one month] demographic skin conditions

    • Diabetes

    • Dysmorphia [body dysmorphic disorder or BDD]

    • Emphysema

    • Epilepsy

    • Heart conditions/circulator disorders

    • Hepatitis

    • High blood pressure

    • Laser treatment [wait a minimum of two weeks]

    • Nervous clients

    • Phlebitis/thrombosis if in the area to be treated

    • Recent scar tissue if in the area to be treated

    • Rosacea in the area to be treated

    • Skin diseases and disorders

    • Sunburn skin if in the area to be treated

    • Swelling/Oedema

    Crewe Hair and Skin Clinic 110 Nantwich Road Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 6AT Company Number 1089 4687

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