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White spots on forehead and right cheek - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   I am a 25 old male. Few white spots developed on my forehead about 10 days back. I am not allergic to any specific thing and I don't have any such type of history.
Please prefer me appropriate medication.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   Hi
Doctor :   please describe the white spots that you getting in detail
User :   its just white spot, no change in skin, no itching, no allergy
User :   only skin colour is changed
Doctor :   how many are there?
Doctor :   are they raised from skin level?
User :   two one on forehead and other on right cheek
User :   yes from skin level
Doctor :   ok. since when have you noticed them?
User :   about 10 days back...
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   if you can send me a picture of them, send it to YYYY@YYYY , for me to better understand what you describing
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   pls wait i m sending pics
Doctor :   ok. tel me when you have send them.
User :   not sent yet
User :   message has been sent
Doctor :   ok. let me check. just give me a moment.
User :   ??
User :   have u checked them
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :   yes I could check them
Doctor :   but I could not see them clearly
Doctor :   will it be possible to send a closer picture targeted/focussed at the white spots ?
User :   see in the second photo
User :   just where the hairs start
Doctor :   have you tried to pick at it?
Doctor :   it still is not clear in either of the pictures
User :   no i didnt pick on it
Doctor :   i would recommend you to get it examined by a dermatologist
Doctor :   and see if it is a white head or some other problem
Doctor :   and treat it accordingly
User :   i have sent another picture
Doctor :   your present pictures do not show them clearly, it will require a closer examination
User :   check it
Doctor :   ok. let me check in that if I can see them
Doctor :   i have still not got it
User :   can i apply differin on it
User :   ??
Doctor :   once it is confirmed what the lesion excatly is, we can decide on what medication will be teh best for it
Doctor :   unless the exact diagnosis is made out, avid self medication.
Doctor :   *avoid
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