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White line on the cheek - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi sir
Doctor :   hi
User :   good evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   i have one white line on my face
User :   how to reduce it
Doctor :   so- you were talking about the white line on your check
Doctor :   on the left side?
User :   ya
Doctor :   *cheek
User :   means
Doctor :   what cream are you applying?
User :   fair an d handsome
Doctor :   did this start after you applied this cream?
User :   no previously it was there
User :   now also there
Doctor :   how long have you been using this cream?
User :   last 2 months
Doctor :   you did say it has been 7 days- since the white line it appeared - when you chatted int he afternoon
User :   previously it was less line..
Doctor :   ok..
User :   now it has increased
Doctor :   then
firstly - stop using this cream- a whit line/ patch
Doctor :   usually is because of depigmentation( loss of melanin- the pigment that gives color)
Doctor :   the fair creams- reduce that pigment
Doctor :   which is why your line has increased now
User :   no before 4 months it was littile bit line
User :   after that it was started to increase
User :   so what i will do
User :   to decrease
Doctor :   reasons for loss of pigment - commonly is vitiligio- do you have any white patches anywhere else?
Doctor :   on your body?
User :   no
User :   only on face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It is best for you to see a doctor( dermatologist) for a physical examination for this problem -
Doctor :   stop using your fair and handsome cream
Doctor :   and use a cream that the dermatologist will prescribe after physically examining your white line
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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