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Vitiligo on penis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
See Your Doctor: First see your doctor to make sure the diagnosis is correct. If it is vitiligo, there may be nothing to do at this point, but have a two toned penis.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Vitiligo on Penis: Hi i am sure you hate it in medicine when the doctor hems and haws. But, i think in this case it would be difficult to predict. I think one would ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
43 years experience Dermatology
Vitiligo: Ultraviolet phototherapy is considered safe but there is a significant risk of sunburn. Skin cancer risk also increases but risk is low.
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Discuss with dermMD: Who will be able to discuss appropriate treatments.
Dr. David Vandersteen
31 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: But consult with a dermatologist.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Hmm...need more info: Melanocyl is a powerful photosensitizer and is generally taken or applied before receiving light therapy. Usually either the cream or the tablet is u ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It does: cause complications if used without medical supervision / off label, right now it is only meant to treat atopic dermatitis, moderate to severe, not vi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Consult Dematologist: Before trying anything on glans Penis for vitiligo I suggest you consult a dermatolist,
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: If the whitish patch on glans penis has been lifelong or as long as remembered, it could be just vitiligo of unknown causes, and has no known effectiv ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Vitiligo or BXO: Vitiligo of penis, per se, is more of a cosmetic condition, however BXO (Balanitis Xeriotica Obliterans) is a degenerative skin condition than forms o ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not easy: Vitiligo is considered an autoimmune disorder and may be difficult to stop. Phototherapy (UVB-NB) may be effective for some people .
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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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