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White Patch Face
The doc prescribed tacrolimus ointment 0.1% w/w to be applied twice a day for a small white patch on face. After nearly 3 months , it's still there.
Revisit again: Best is to go back and your doctor re-evaluate. You might need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had itchy white patch on face after applying tea tree oil the itching went away but the white patch didn't it doesn't even tan how go i get even tone?
May not get color: Sounds like you have a patch of vitiligo or other problem that caused pigment to go away. Some fungal infections can itch, and some can cause pigment change (pityriasis rosa or alba). Vitiligo can spread and be very traumatic. Best to be seen to get a clear diagnosis. ...Read more
My brother aged 5 yrs has got a white patch on his face , it just appeared 2months ago consulted a skin specialist, said it is vitiligo, plse help.
Vitiligo ?: Is not uncommon , the ski specialist is correct. ...Read more
I had white patch on my face skin. I am using flucort cream last 1 month but still little is there. Can i continue that cream.
Theres this small light - white coloured patch on my face and it feels dry -ish rough. idk what it is..can i use elomet cream for it?
Theres this small light-white coloured patch on my face& it feels dry/rough.idk what it is! can i use elomet cream for it?is this cream safe/suitable?
Dry patch on face: Several things come to mind. He might need more omega 3 fatty acids in his diet or supplements. It might be a patch of fungal infection. It could also be representative of a food sensitivity. It wouldn't hurt to stop gluten and dairy for a month and see if that helps. ...Read more
i have a flat white patch on the head of my penis, its about 1cm in diameter. It has never hurt or itched, what could it be?
A got a white patch near my nose a brownish dot in the middle of the patch. i also noticed slight discoloration on my face but they are barely visible?
Difficult to tell: without seeing the area. You can send a picture of the area by clicking "Send Message" on any HealthTap concierge doctor profile, to start a text message consultation. healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more
I just noticed what looks like an insect bite on my face. A small dot, a white patch surrounding it then a big red ring around it. What is it?
Insect bite: Sounds like an insect bite. Get it looked at ASAP, as it may be a deer tic bite and you would be at risk for Lyme disease. Go to the nearest urgent care facility or your family MD or the ER for evaluation and tx options. Take a picture of it now for comparison later. The red ring is a concern and makes it more urgent. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi doctor. I have a small white patch/seed at my penis head area and foreskin area. May I know what is that ?
would it be bacterial caused?
PearlyPenilePapules: The White patch/seed on the Penis Head are not caused by Bacteria.These are harmless and usually don't need any treatment and are not contagious.It will not interfere with sexual activities.These are called Pearly penile papules.These are small and smooth 1mmto3mm in size..These are quite common as 20% of male population.These can be treated with laser.Consult a Dermatologist to be sure. ...Read more
Rash: There is more than one cause for white discoloration of skin. A dermatologist can make an accurate assessment so that treatment can be recommended. Take care. ...Read more
My daughter had what I thought was a freckle on her back but when it's exposed to sun she gets a larger white patch surrounding it. ?
Hard to know: Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection that appears as spots of various colors: from white to reddish brown to light tan. These lesions can be more apparent after sun exposure because the surrounding skin becomes darker than the involved skin. It is treated with otc anti-fungal agents with "azole" in the active ingredient name. As this is just one possibility, confirming with Dermatologist. ...Read more
Small crusty white patch on back of scalp for 6+ months. Had before but most went away. Can't get info dr for 3 weeks. Should I be worried?
Ok to wait 3 weeks: Hi No worries. It's a little hard to say exactly what you have without being able to see the white patch, but what you are describing seems to be ok to wait for the 3 weeks. I definitely understand your concern but please be assured that being seen in a clinic is the best thing. Even if you go to an ER, the will still refer you to be seen in clinic. Hope this helps ...Read more