Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
141 Doctors are Online

White patch over lips and chest, procedures for treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3631 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   My wife has suddenly develop white marks on the corner of lips
User :   of which dermatologist have confirmed it has Leukoderma
User :   is there any cure for that
Doctor :  
There is no cure for leukoderma as such but it can control the spread
Doctor :  
by few techniques called PUVA therapy
Doctor :  
There are other methods called Punch grafting
User :   what is that doctor?
Doctor :  
Melanocyte transfer
Doctor :  
Psoralen Ultra violet A therapy
Doctor :  
I think this may not be a suitable option for your wife because it is not helpful for persons with patches over face
User :   ok
Doctor :  
But You can try for Punch grafting and Melanocyte transfer
Doctor :  
User :   it involves surgery
Doctor :  
It is a minor office procedure
User :   are there any medicine which will arrest the spread of white patches becoz my wife had gone for a depression
Doctor :  
Why is the depression?
User :   as she thinks it will spread all over body and in society she will not be able to show her face
Doctor :  
let her come out of the depression you can do it by getting a punch grafting
User :   ok
Doctor :  
What is the size of the patches. and how many are there?
User :   one patch and it is corner of the lip
User :   one patch is on the chest
User :   small they are
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
What is her age?
User :   5 mm to 8 mm
Doctor :  
Since how long it is been noticed?
User :   2 to 3 weeks
User :   35
Doctor :  
Did you see them spread?
User :   no.......
User :   but cant say
User :   no but cant say
User :   r u getting my messages
User :   r u there
Doctor :   Hello are you there
Doctor :  
Which city are you in?
User :  
User :   why my message is not getting
Doctor :  
If you can tell me the place I can help you in locationg the best cosmetic surgeon
User :  
Doctor :  
I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor