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Pityriasis Alba Treatment

Dear Doctor

4 year old has white patches on his skin. Treated with antifungal, exzema steroid etc.

pityriasis alba treatment

Dear Patient

This condition is known as Pityriasis Alba.

Pityriasis Alba Treatment

Treatment for Pityriasis Alba is not required since it is usually clears up on its own and color returns to the patches within several months to a year.

However, moisturizing creams can however be applied to make the skin look better cosmetically. Moisturizers that can be used include 100% pure petroleum jelly like Vaseline, Aquaphor healing ointment and Cetaphil moisturizing cream.

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