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White patches on the face itching tiny spot below the lower lip no sensation applying tacroz - 40 and cutizone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am concerned about my mother... she has recently developed some white patches on her face
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   there is no itching
User :   its been around 2 months now
Doctor :   From when is this? Is there any itching?
Doctor :   Is it spreading, seen in any other areas.
User :   there are two spots right now below her lower lip
User :   its not spreading
Doctor :   ok, only tiny spots.
User :   she is 49 years old
Doctor :   How old is she?
User :   sopts are of wheat grain size
User :   nobody has such problem before
Doctor :   Does any one in your family have this?
Doctor :   ok.
User :   is it ... i donno whats the english term for this.. fulwehri?
Doctor :   It can be due to vitamin deficiency too.'
Doctor :   Try taking b complex tablets for 1 ,month.
Doctor :   I do not know. But if you are suspecting vitiligo, chances are it can be.
User :   there is no sesation
Doctor :   Does she feel sensation in those areas.
User :   no pain...
User :   the disease i am talking about.... whole body colour changes to white ...
Doctor :   means on pricking, does she feel pain.
User :   ok
User :   and if it is vitiligo... are there chances to stop it
Doctor :   ok, you would have to show to dermatologist.Yes i am speaking about same thing, vitiligo.
Doctor :   Chances are there.
User :   yeah doctore has prescribed two ointments : tacroz-40 and cutizone
Doctor :   They will give cream and light treatment to prevent its spread.
User :   she started yesterday only
User :   that means... we have chances to prevent it
Doctor :   Yes , has she tried it.
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes, we can prevent it to certain extent.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You apply for few weeks 2 to3 and see changes.
User :   thank you
User :   ok.. we will start
Doctor :   Till then take b complex and see too.
User :   I am staying in gurgaon... but my mother is in Karnal (Haryana)
Doctor :   Which area are you from?
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok, do not worry. It can be cured.
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   kindly login for further medical queries.
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