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Used skin lightening cream, white patches on face, burning sensation on sun exposure, redness. Treatment?

hi good evening . Iam xxxxxxx. i used a cream for lightning my skin on face and after 2 days i saw a white patch on my face so i used scrub next day i was in hot sun for 3 hours and after that i have burning sensation. And face is redish in colour n has a white patch n dry skin .. i would b very much thank ful to u if u suggest me d best n quick action remidy
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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I would be pleased to answer your question .

From the description of the lesions they seem to be either a acute contact eczema
Avoid scratching as much as possible. It can occur localised as in your case.

Here is what will help:

1. Fluocinolone cream : apply over the affected twice a day for 7 days. The specialist to see will be a dermatologist and he or she can prescribe these for you. Nothing over the counter will help much, the only product with some benefit is 1% Cortizone cream.

2. Tab Claritin 10 mg twice a day for 5 days

Lastly keep the affected areas as well moisturized as possible with a moisturizer of your choice.
Please feel free to ask if you have any queries.
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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