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Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Find the cause: Until one knows what may be causing it, one has no way to prevent it. Although vitiligo is considered an autoimmune disorder, the exact cause may nev ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick McCleskey
20 years experience Dermatology
Light spots: Most vitiligo does not cause symptoms other than light spots. Common areas include the fingers, knees, elbows, mouth, eyes, and genitalia, but all sk ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rash: Vitiligo causes lack of pigment to affected areas of skin rather than causing peeling patches. You need to be evaluated to get an accurate diagnosis.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
NO NO: Neither of these will be of any benefit for anything. You are foolish to use these, especially during pregnancy. Topical steroid cream is safe to use ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Morgan O'Donoghue
25 years experience Dermatology
Ultraviolet light : Evidence has shown that some repigmentation of the areas involved with vitiligo can occur after treatment with ultraviolet light. There is also a lase ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vitiligo: It is mostly a persistent condition but can be treated, depending on its extent, a dermatologist can help you.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Topicals, UV light: Vitiligo can be mild or severe, stay in remission for many years but suddenly flare and then spread to involve larger parts of the body. It can be tre ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Pigmentary derm: Vitiligo most commonly manifests in adulthood but can certainly be seen in kids and pre-school children. Your pediatrician, family doctor, pediatric i ... Read More
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