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White spots on my face

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May be eczema?: Whitish spots on the face may be eczema (pityriasis alba), especially if it dryish and itching a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin d... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
Possibly vitiligo: You should see a dermatologist to see if you truly have vitiligo. You may need to have some blood tests done since thyroid problems can also be associ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Hypopigmentation: Comelite contains bleaching agents and certainly can cause lightening of the skin. If patchy lightening occurs , it is time to stop using that cream. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
Pityriasis : Pityriasis alba is definitely a possibility or less likely vitiligo? I would try a good moisturizer cream such as cetaphil cream for the next several... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: It is not likely that the spots are due to vitamin deficiency, and it would take an examination to ascertain the nature of the spots and their cause. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
White spots: There are various reasons this could be occurring. Visualization of skin and history need to be done in order to make diagnosis and provide treatment ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Depends...: ...On the cause. Pityriasis alba (literally "white spots") is common in children but unusual in adults. Tinea versicolor, a superficial yeast coloniza... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Possible fungus: Certain fungal infections of the skin often appear as white patches, particularly after sun or tanning light exposure as the affected skin does not da... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Warm compresses: They are plugged glandular ducts. Warm compresses help them to natrually express the contents.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Milia: You can't prevent milia, but the good news is that milia usually disappear on their own in a few weeks. The best treatment for milia is usually none a... Read More

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