Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anton | 2011/08/10

Q.

White Spots on daughters arm

My daughter just turned 3 but recently we noticed she''s got several white spots not larger then tablet on her one arm. What can cause and cure this, it doesnt seem to bother her?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may just be the places on her skin where she had a previous rash, but it may also be the start of a skin problem called 'vitiligo'. If the spots are very noticeable please take your daughter to see a skin specialist [dermatologist]

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