Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

125 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest treatment for de-tanning and dry skin

Answered by
Dr. Rahul Tawde

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :1980

Answered : 1 Question

Posted on Sat, 23 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: hi doc,
I went to paris one month back, I ate preserved food like MTR ready to eat food almost everyday. and also weather there was hot. I got my skin tanned. it got very dry also and my cheeks got more tanned and pink as shown in attached pics.can u please suggest me the ointment or medicine to cure my face skin.
Answered by Dr. Rahul Tawde 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Skin hydration & topical steroid

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for posting your concern in the HCM.

From the above mentioned information, I think you have got acute exacerbation of seborrheic dermatitis from sunburn and dehydration.

My recommendations are-
1. Plenty of oral fluid (3-4 lit/day)
2. Avoid spices, junk foods and carbonated drinks.
3. 100 gm of fresh fruit, especially citrus fruit should be consumed everyday.
4. You can apply Cetaphil lotion topically and Cetaphil soap also.
5. Mometasone Furoate (0.1%)+ Fusidic acid (2%) combination (marketed as Bactirest M) may be applied (amount of a pinch) locally in the affected area for 1 week after testing for any hypersensitivity reaction in the back.
6. Avoid excessive sun-exposure.
7. After 7 days you can apply any moisturizing lotion and sun-protection cream while going out.

Hope you are satisfied with my answer. If you think I have satisfactorily resolved your query, please close the thread and rate my answer.

In case you have any new query in future, you can directly ask me questions @ I will try my level best to help you.
Dr. Kaushik
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Ashwin Bhandari

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Drug/Medication ,  

Recent questions on  Fusidic acid

doctor1 MD

Hi, My husband has pus filled pimples in the backside of his head. He has very oily hair. We have observed that they come up whenever he has sweets or his hair becomes very oily. They usually come and go very frequently. It has been like this for...

doctor1 MD

My wife has had sores on her arms and legs for about 1 year. They're not painful unless she picks at them. When she does pick at them, there's a small, hard, round ball that comes off. Attached is a photo. Any ideas what this could be?

doctor1 MD

hi I believe I may have shingles I do you have a diagnosis of p a d that was determined about a year ago my rash developed on the shin of my right leg and because of the p a d I think I dismissed many of the initial symptoms it got my attention...

doctor1 MD

i have dark spots or scars on my left cheek, i dont know what they are called, they are simply darkened depths in small circle shapes on my face. I have consulted a nearby dermatologist, he prescribed me to use fusidic acid cream bp, i have used it for about one month......i see no change......plz help me.

doctor1 MD

Hello sir, I have some warts on my penis since 10-12 yrs, I recently consulted with a dermatologist and he prescribed VDRL test (result-non reactive) and also Azithromycin, Acutret(Isotretinoin), Vitamin (D3), and Fusidic Acid cream however there are not mejor effevt in 15 days. Is it some bacterial infection or any viral infection? Please note that I never ever have any type of sexual activity or any exposure to drugs. I smoke regularly since last 3 years. Your suggestion matters as I do not have a very well qualified doctor here. Thank you and god bless you.