A 54-year-old member asked:
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My baby had white patches on her skin when her rashes healed. Do you know what it is?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Hypopigmentation: Postinflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of acquired hypopigmentary disorders. It can be a result of cutaneous inflammation, injury or dermatological treatment. There are also many specific conditions that present with hypopigmentation other than postinflammatory hypopigmentation. Most cases of postinflammatory hypopigmentation improve spontaneously within weeks or months if the primary.
Answered on Oct 31, 2016

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