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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatolgist: We usually avoid using potent steroids on the face because of risk of perioral dermatitis, cataracts, and glaucoma. Probably you do not have vitiligo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
No: We don't fully understand the pathophysiology of vitiligo. It is considered an autoimmune disorder, and sometimes associated with systemic autoimmune ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
Not at this time: We currently have to treatment for it.
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: There is no known cure for vitiligo.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Go on living!: Hi. Vitiligo will not hurt you, unless you forget to put sunscreen over it for a day in the sun! ;-) Sometimes it clusters with other autoimmune dis ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
18 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vitiligo signs:: People who develop vitiligo usually first notice white patches (depigmentation) on their skin. These patches are more commonly found on sun-exposed ar ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I would see a doctor who can probably tell you whether or not you have vitiligo. Sometimes a biopsy of the skin may be necessary.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not Sure: Based on your question you do not get vitiligo from being scared, but it sounds like you might have a rash you are worried about. You should resubmit ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
25 years experience Family Medicine
Natural Vitiligo Tx: No one therapy for vitiligo works all patients, but most commonly a topical corticosteroid is prescribed. Foods that are rich in folic acid, vit B12 ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pseudo...: As far as I can gather there are a number of approaches to management of psuedoxanthoma elasticum and vitiligo. I would start with a visit to your doc ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
I'm not sure...: ...That there are any. The national vitiligo foundation (www.Nvfi.Org) might be able to help you.

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