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Child develops patches on face, back and arms, get dry and white in summer, darker and rough in winter, no relief with medicines. Suggestion?

Dr. Prasad My 7 year old son develops these patches on the face, back and arms. These patches are dry and white in summer and they become darker and rough in winter. They usually go but come back usually at the same place. One doctor gave some cream that did not work. One chemist suggested multivitamins but that is not working also. Hope you can give some advise. Shall appreciate your expert advise.
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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Hi i think it is only tinea is a fungal infection caused by malessiza furfur mostly effects adolescent is sometimes recurrent .main predisposing factors are wet clothing.tight clothing.high humidity.the main treatment is application of candid-tv shampoo 15 minutes before and wash it off.use it for 15 days.take oral flucanozole 150 mg weekly once for 4 weeks
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