Q. White patches seen on cheeks of 9 month old boy. What could it be due to?

Answered by
Dr. Rajesh Gulati
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Oct 08, 2013 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hi doctor,

White patches are found on the cheeks of 9 months old baby boy. And also, there are some white patches near the eyes. What is that?

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Geriatrics Medical Oncology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

It is very common in children. It is due to calcium deficiency.

I suggest giving a calcium supplement like Calcium Sandoz tablet to the child. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicine with their consent.

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