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What treatment should i take for whitish colour on lower lip ?

Dear Sirs, My son, ten years old, 32Kg weight healthy in appearance and energetic. He has a slight white colouration on his lower lip, since more than a year. We consulted some doctors and gave medicine containing zinc. At times its appears more pale covering region under the lip boundary, especially in morning wake-up time. Your advice highly appreciated. Thanks AF
Asked On : Sun, 26 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
it may be vitiligo-white spot or due to dryness and fungal infection
u need to consult dermatologist
as it is on lip there is chance of spread
avoid going outside and in sunlight without mask.
avoid hot and spicy food.
never rub over it ,just sponge it.
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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yes, it may be some skin disease please consult a dermatologist.
some times it may be due to fungal infections or may be vitilio.
first rule out what it is then you need to go for any treatment which contains any kind of steroids.
Answered: Sun, 26 Jun 2011
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