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A 39-year-old member asked:

Skin discoloration after using topical steroid cream, is this permanent?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Maybe: If your skin turned white or lightened in color this will usually go away. If small blood vessels are visible or if you are using the cream on your face and it is red this may be permanent.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Is that true that steroid cream can cause skin discoloration?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Steroid cream: Using strong steroid creams for prolonged periods of time can cause skin lightening

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Last updated Apr 4, 2019

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