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23 Sep 2008

FACE
I AM LIGHT IN COMPLEXSION FROM LAST YEAR I DISCOVERED
A WHITE PATCH ON MY CHEEK.IT IS STILL THERE ND HAS NOT FADED.

IS THIS PIGMINTATION OR AM I JUST LACKING VITAMINS?
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01 Jan 0001

Hello Jenny, thank you for the question.

A ‘white’ patch that appears on the skin is usually some form of depigmentation of the area. There are a number of causes for this pigmentory loss and your best approach would be to consult a dermatologist who can examine the skin and give you the correct diagnosis and the appropriate treatment. Possible causes include but are not limited to the following: trauma, inflammatory skin conditions, Vitiligo, previous sun damage, fungal infections, etc.
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