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Suggest treatment for pityriasis rosea

hello i have been suffering from pityraisis alba whole my life since i was a baby ,now im 24 years old. its so discomforting especially on my face and in one eyebrow i even lost some hair there.i have it on my arms trunk and also my legs i have tried any type of creams but with no result. what do you recommend for me? the discoloration is bad and the mild type of eczema.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
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Hi

pityriasis alba is more common and resistant to treatment in certain patients .
In most cases ,it does not require treatment also and tends to settle on its own .
Application of moisturisers,mild topical steroid creams or calcineurin inhibitors helps in difficult cases .
You can discuss these options with your doctor .

Dr Geetika Paul
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