Pityriasis alba

  • Long term skin condition in which symptoms may include red, flat or raised patches and scales on the skin and may result in white patches
  • Cause is unknown
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Most common in children
  • Generally mild and resolves on its own

Perform stretches for the arch of your foot regularly

Wear shoes with good arch support or add arch support to your shoes

Limit high-impact activities and high miles

FOR PAIN

Apply hot or cold packs to the area

Relaxation techniques

Distraction

Over-the-counter medicine (refer to manufacturer’s recommendations for dosage):

Acetaminophen

Ibuprofen

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