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7 years old, white patches, blisters. On melanocyl, triamcinolone acetonide cream. Vitiligo?

Hello, my son is 7 yrs old and his white patches started about a year ago. I got medication for him, it is Melanocyl tablets to be taken one at 10 in morning then 2 hours later melanocyl and triamcinolone acetonide cream, mixed together and applied to white areas. Then he is supposed to expose these areas to the sun for 4 minutes. Ive only done this for 2 days. Now there are these kind of blisters on him, on his neck , hands, and even his eyes are swollen. Plz advise, should i continue, or not. Does these effects mean that it is working and that his vitilgo will go away? Ive been very stressed due to his vitiligo . Any thing will help. Thank you.
Asked On : Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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Thank you for your query.

The medication can cause blisters at time. I shall advise you to discuss with your doctor and either reduce the quantity of the local medication or avoid it.

You cannot be certian that vitilgo will go away with the use of the medications. They work in most of the cases but not in all.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your son an early recovery.


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