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04 Oct 2011

White marks
Hi, My son is 4months, from 2months he started getting this white patch on the side of his face, its now started apearing on his chin around the nose and above the mouth area.
what is this, and what can i use.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

It is difficult to be sure about your baby's rash without being able to see him. This may be a candida rash. Try Nystatin cream applied twice a day to the rash and see if it clears. If it does not clear it would be best to ask your doctor to see your baby so that his rash can be properly treated.
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