Over the past few months i've been noticing a white spot by my ear and its been disappearing but looks like its spreading wide. Another spot is also appering by my other ear.


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any clues as to what it is or how to treat it?
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replied October 5th, 2006
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I am not sure about it around your ears.. But as for white spots on your face.. Its not a dangerous medical problem they tend to be more of a nuisance... You may have a allergic reaction to cells that provide pigment in your skin ... It might be dryness of the skin .. Using a good moisturizer will help .. Sometimes doctors would say to use anti-inflammatory creams like hydrocorisone to treat it .. You can check with a dermatologist or another doctor to find out what they really are and get a good reatment
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replied August 20th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its depigmented lesion. Apply topical antifungal and look for the response. If problem still persists then go for evaluation.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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