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how do i stop the spread of vitiligo

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult your MD: We can not advice you to discontinue the treatment with injectable Actemra.Apparently the vitiligo seems to be from the injection and injection need t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
Tough: I recommend seeing a dermatologist. There are some treatments which may help stop progression of lesion, though there is not a treatment that is 100% ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Corticosteroids: Repigmentation treatment for vitiligo include corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors (tacrolimus and pimecrolimus), ultraviolet light, and surgery. O ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not sudden: Weeks to months depending on the case.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: If you mean acne, please consult the site given below for home treatment. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antihistamines: Hives are a result of an allergic reaction. If you know what you are allergic to, the first step is to avoid further contact with that substance. Anti ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Your best bet is to consult a dermatologist, they can review certain options with you depending on the extent of your vitiligo.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tea tree oil: Use tea tree oil soap. Do not share towels. Wash hands. Put ointment or whatever you are using to treat existing spots on any new ones that appear.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Wash hands: Wash your hands and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Stay home when you are sick.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid direct sun: Avoiding direct sunlight will allow skin to lighten, but that usually means a person may become deficient in vitamin D (means taking vitamin d to avoi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Vitilogo: The best treatment is a referral to a Dermatologist. Your primary doctor will arrange this.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: Ringworm is a fungal infection (not a worm) which tends to thrive on heat and moisture. Washing then drying the area thoroghly and then applying anti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Clotrimazole crm: Use Clotrimazole cream twice a day for at least 2 weeks after it is gone. If it is not getting better after a week of this, check with your doctor.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal hygeine: I wouldn't do much more than you commonly do every day after the fever is gone. Lack of fever means the passage of the virus in oral secretions is lik ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You may need prescription topical or oral antifungal treatment. Or you may not have ringworm at all.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Harmful effects: There are no harmful effects from masturbation
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Allergic reaction: Urticaria are caused by an allergic reaction. Prevention centers around avoiding the substance that you are allergic to. Common causes are medicatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Galitz
40 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Liver spots: These can be treated by bleaching creams and a number of different lasers. See a good dermatologist and begin a treatment regimine
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Itching bites: The otc cortisone is not strong enough for the more tough skin on your legs. You will need a stronger cortisone cream. Get generic zyrtec (cetirizine) ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several thoughts: Play detective. Different shaving creams/lotions may provide a better "skin conditioner" before you shave, making for less red spots. Shaving after a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Hand hygiene: Good hand hygiene (washing hands with soap and water, using alcohol based hand sanitizers) and avoiding close contact until treatment is complete can ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginitis...: It seems you are suffering of vaginitis which could be caused most of the time by a fungal or a bacterial infection or both. It is important that you ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Ask your Dr: The easiest and most reliable way is to ask your doctor for your stage.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tea ?: Anecdotal reports suggest that soaking the area in tea for 10 or more minutes each day may help. Otherwise ask your dermatologist to see if Botox inj ... Read More
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