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Having white patches on the face

hi, i have some white patches on my face can you please tell me a way to make them go. I am 15 plus, about 36kilos, 4.7ft and no other medical histories
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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Dentist, Implantology 's  Response
The white patches on the face may be as a result of a condition called as leucoderma. It requires the advice of a skin specialist.Alternatively wonderful cure is available in our Unani system of medicine without any side effects.So,you may also see a good Unani Physician.
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
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You need to tell me the exact look of the patch .Is it milky white in color or it is just a shade lighter than your normal skin color.If it is milky white then it is vitiligo (leucoderma) .And if it is just a shade lighter then it is called PITYRIAISIS ALBA. P.Alba is a benign condition which is because of either excessive use of soap or dryness or excessive exposure to sunlight.The skin is usually dry in such a case.Here you need to apply a good sunscreen daily three times and use a moisturizer over face.Also use a moisturizing soap for face.
If it is vitiligo then you need to apply a mild steroid cream over the spot and use some photo sensitive cream with sun exposure .Its a long term treatment and you should consult dermatologist for proper diagnosis and management.

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