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Itching and hyper-pigmentation on neck,lichen planus pigmentosus

I have developed itching followed by hyperpigmentation on my neck and face. The dermatologist has diagnosed it to be LPP, and has suggested Metalite XL and Depiwhite creams along with vitamin tablets. How safe is it to use these ointments? Will it have any sideeffects? Will long term use increase the risk of cancer?
Asked On : Fri, 16 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

welcome to healthcare magic.

i will be glad to be of assistance.

these creams are safe to use.

you can use them for a month safely , but you will need to take a break from them after that.

they dont have side effects when used for limited time , they dont increase chances of cancer, but they have to be ued judiciously.
also use a sunscreen.
Answered: Wed, 16 May 2012
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