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White patch on face

Helow... I used a steroid cream on face to lighten a dark spot...I used it for 12 days...now since past 7 days I have stopped using it while for last 7 days I am noticing a very mild white spot/patch around it which is just a little fair than my normal skin tone which is almost unnoticeable...is this permanent??????
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Dr. Rasya Dixit Bangalore | Dermatologist
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Sounds like you have developed a side effect to the steroid cream. Please stop using it. The white mark due to the steroid cream is generally reversible. Please use a moisturizer and a sunscreen on it. It should come back to normal within 4-6 weeks. For the dark spot please visit a dermatologist.
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