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Dry skin and white spot on skin below eyes. Suggest cream

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Hi ,

My skin below eyes on corner gets dry and some white spot comes.It has happene in past and doctor told me that its due to dryskin he has given me tube and 1 tablet and it was cured in 2-3 day.It was last year.It has again come now.

Could you please suggest me some cream to apply.

I have attached image also
Posted Fri, 14 Sep 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 35 minutes later

Ive gone through picture uploaded by you.

I can see a red round area below your right eye.

Also I would like to know-
Since when you have this problem?

Is it itchy /painful/ symptomatic?

Any other site on ody affected?

What was the medication given by earlier doctor?

Can you upload more images of the lesion from other angle?

Answer the above questions to help you better.

Anticipating your reply.

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Follow-up: Dry skin and white spot on skin below eyes. Suggest cream 7 minutes later

Thanks for you reply.
No its not itchy.No other site on body only at 1 place.
And it was white earlier I have put some cream on it from last 2 days thats why it has turned red.Cream I put is AQUAPHILIC.

Sadly I dont have last prescription it was last year.

Please let me know if you need anything else.

I have uploadd 1 more image
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 5 hours later
Hi Again ,

Ive gone through your photo.

My advise to you would be to stop applying AQUAPHILIC cream .

Apply only white soft petroleum gel.

The redness will subside in a week or so.
Once the redness subsides can apply hydrocortisone cream.It is mild steroid cream.
Which will decrease the white spot . You should apply it once daily for 7 days only.

Do not apply any other cream over the area.

Hope Ive made myself clear.

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Follow-up: Dry skin and white spot on skin below eyes. Suggest cream 20 hours later
Thanks for your reply.

I brought Vaseline 100% pure petrolium jelly and equate 1% Hydrocortisone Anti Each cream.

I will apply vaseline first asper your suggestion and once redness goes I will put Hydrocortisone.

Also suggest if you want me to take any tablet.
Let me know if you have any suggestion over this.

Best Regards, XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 3 hours later
Hi again,

No oral medication is necessary.

Apply topicals as discussed before.

Do let me know the improvement after 1 week.

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