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Light white patches on face, itching. Prescribed premethrin soap. Cure for patches?

hello doctor, this is XXXXXXX. for the past few months i have light white patches on my face and when checked with skin doctors here, they said it is scables and prescribed a soap called premethrin. i daily go out in my scooty and the dust and air is affecting my skin. before the white patches appeared, my facial skin was itching so much and after that only slight white patches appeared. the itching has stopped but the slight which patch is still there. kindly advise me as to what to do to get rid of this.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Hi there XXXX.

Scabies does not usually involve the face.

White patches on the face can be one of many entities. I dont advocate Permethrin soap for my patients usually but each doctor has his/her own rationale & am sure yours meant well.

I would advice using a good quality sunscreen depending on your face type et al & for this one would require further descritpion of your skin type et al

It would be best if you reported to another dermatologist to get a second opinion & take it from there. If from Blore, you are most welcome to my set-up or a number of colleagues i could recommend you depending on your area. Else feel free to use the HCM directory.

Good luck & hope you soon have a blemish free skin

Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
Dermatologist, Cosmetologist, Venereologist
Vikram Hospital, Bangalore
Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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donot worry about white patches.its nothing leaving spot after healing skin you can use only homeopathic medicine Berb aq Q bd,Baccilin 200 stat only one dose ,topi aquafolium oientment localy,extra supplement food calcium,protien in diet.
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