Pityriasis alba

What is Pityriasis alba?

Patchy hypopigmentation of the skin resulting from mild dermatitis.

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My daughter is 2 years old ,she is very fussy about eating and takes really long to eat,and does not like to drink milk. in the morning around 10am...

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Thanks for writing in.

I would say for a 2 year old, her diet is ok. She has her cereals(rice),pulses(dal),sabji(vegetables) and...

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I am suffering from psoriasis. Recently, I noticed that there are skin discolorations on my face. Could this be due to my psoriasis?...

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Thank you for posting the query,

I went through the pictures posted by you ,but unfortunately the pictures were not very clear, probably the...

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We are having baby boy of 8 months old, he is having white patches on his cheeks. First it was appeared on one place, last Sunday it appeared on...

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Thanks for your query.
White patches on the face of a child are a very common thing and is called ' Pityriasis Alba".
It is a misconception...

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