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White patches developed on cheek. Tested negative for fungus. Safe to use flutivate cream?

Hi... Recently some small white patches developed in my right cheek. However they are not itchy and i tested for fungus under doctors supervision and no fungus was found either. He suggested me to apply flutivate skin cream of GlaxosmithKline.However Its been a week with no particular improvement. he asked me to visit after 2 weeks . should i continue with the cream?? PLS HELP...
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Sourav ,
Thanks for the query.
The condition you are suffering from can be polymorphic light eruption,P.alba etc.
As the fungal infection is ruled out you can safely apply Flutivate cream.
It is safe steroid and you can use it for 15 days.
Improvement is usually slow.
Visit your dermatologist after 15 days.

Hope this helps.
Dr Sudarshan
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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