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White patches on face, arms. No improvement with different treatments. How will it disappear?

hello.... i m 22 years old girl. i m having white patches over my face and arms from past 9 years. somebody told me dat it is a fungal infection and i also took the treatment for dis bt couldnt found any recovery. sometimes they will disappears sometime they will come. there is no itching over patches. it is nt vitiligo . i took homeopatheic treatment and allopathic treatment bt no recovery is dere. it will seriously look ugly and embarass. could u plz help me out?
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

from your description it seems like pityriasis versicolor which is a fungal infection.

it occurs due to heat and humidity. hence it is recurrent.

you will need a prescription for tablet fluconazole given as a single dose.

also bathing twice a day and using clotrimazole dusting powder after bath will be helpful.

take care
Answered: Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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hello prab,these spots may be due to deficiency of calcium,vitamin ,minerals. you can add calcium and mineral syrup with your daily diet. take this medicine regularly for long time.
Answered: Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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