Black Colored Skin, Color Change And Numbness Or Tingling

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Numbness and tingling are characteristic of nerve damage, known as neuropathy. This can occur due to injury or due to chronic conditions such as poorly controlled diabetes. A color change in the skin can indicate a circulatory problem, and black colored skin is characteristic of tissue necrosis or death. Seek medical attention for black colored skin, and discuss any worrisome symptoms with your health care provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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