Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome

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Question: Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome


Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome is relatively easy. Toasted Skin Syndrome's symptoms are well defined and when you know what to look for quite easy to identify.

Toasted Skin Syndrome can be diagnosed with two main points. First is the reticulated pattern of the discoloration. It is not even. It is a mottled, sponge or net like pattern. Second is that is does not itch or hurt like moat rashes or skin injuries.

If both of these items are met then you need to locate a heat source that the affected area of skin is often exposed to. Common heat sources leading to Toasted Skin Syndrome are:

  • Laptop Computers
  • Heating Pads
  • Hot Water Bottles
  • Stoves/Ovens
  • Fires

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