A 18-year-old female asked:
Help.after i applied cream onto my face, the next day the spot that i applied to, was lighter compare to my normal skin. what happen? would it fade?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 35 years experience
What type of cream?: It is important to be very careful what you apply to your face. Creams containing steroids often cause loss of pigment in the area of skin where applied, causing a lighter spot. It may take some time (months - years) for the area to look normal again.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2015
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