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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
No : Vitiligo is due to depigmentation of the skin. It is not hereditary but ... It is often associated with autoimmune disorders and many people with vit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
39 years experience Dermatology
Vitiligo: About one to 2 percent of the population.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
!or 2 out of 100: Vitiligo may appear at any age. There is an increased rate of the condition in some families. The condition affects about 1 out of every 100 people in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis: Perhaps indirectly. Psoriasis is due in part to an alteration in the cytokines levels within the immune system that leads to cell proliferation. Inves ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vitiligo: It is an autoimmune disease of the skin where areas lose the natural skin color. It just happens, like all other autoimmune diseases. Dermatologist ca ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Dilute kenalog (triamcinolone): A dilute kenalog (triamcinolone) 2.5 mg per cent can be used on the edge of vitiliigo to attempt to repigment that area alone or in combination with n ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vitiligo: Vitiligo causes patches of skin to lose the normal skin color and appear white or lighter. The disease is usually limited to the skin.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids in vitiligo: Yes, local injection with corticosteroids could help in some cases of vitiligo. There is moderate quality evidence for topical corticosteroids. Michiy ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne Finerman
42 years experience Pediatrics
Vitiligo: This is an autoimmune condition that can be treated. See a dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
11 years experience General Practice
Autoimmune links: Your vitiligo may or may not be related to an underlying autoimmune condition. Vitiligo has been associated with hyperthyroidism, adrenocortical insuf ... Read More
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