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What Is A Medicine Typically Used For White Patches On Skin
White Patches: Steroid creams may be helpful in repigmenting (returning the color to) white patches, particularly if they are applied in the initial stages of the disease. Corticosteroids are a group of drugs similar to hormones such as cortisone, which are produced by the adrenal glands. See your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has white patches on skin,its an initial stage&taking homeopathy medicine thuja 30, but no changes.So please suggest its curable or not?
Difficult to say: This is difficult to answer without knowing more about the diagnosis- there are various possible diagnoses such as psoriasis or vitiligo, which are very different. Homeopathy can be very effective for a variety of skin conditions, but treatment is highly individualized. If thuja does not help then try a different remedy; even the best homeopaths don't find the best remedy every time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increasing number of rough dark patches of skin. 21 years old. Began 6 years ago. Had wart. Used duck tape to seal in medicine. Began. Now Spreading?
I have a dry, red itchy patch of skin isolated to my wrist area. Lotion doesn't help, but antibacterial medicine does. What are your thoughts?
Could be infection: You may have a bacterial infection or a rash that started as eczema but became secondarily infected. It might also be a fungal infection or mixed infection. If it does not clear completely with antibacterial med you should see a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I saw yesterday 3 small white skin patches on my face.I recently started using Propylthiouracil for a mild hyperthyroidism.Could it be drug side-effec?
I've recently noticed dry skin on my inner thighs,quite near to my genitals. It's white rough patches of skin. I'm too self conscious to go see a doctor. Should I just take anti fungal medicine & try home remedies?
Reassure: Don't ever be embarrassed or ashamed to ask a doctor a question or let them see something that is concerning you. It is the same as when teachers or parents tell you there is no such thing as a stupid question - all questions are good questions. White patches do not sound fungal to me, but it depends on your skin color, but you could try one and if no improvement, go see your doctor. ...Read more
Creams and pills: you can also consider taking an antihistamine depending on the cause of the itchy skin. Some to consider are benadryl (diphenhydramine) (but this can make you sleepy) or zyrtec instead of claritin. They are all over the counter. Itchy skin may also be due to dryness so try keeping your skin well moisturized as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topical antibiotic: The bacteria that's commonly the cause of impetigo is staph aureus, which responds to prescription topical antibiotics. If your doctor determines that you are a carrier of staph, he/she will prescribe you a topical antibiotic to apply to your nostrils. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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