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A 25-year-old male asked:

I have a small but visible discoloured patch on my neck. one doc told me it's vitiligo and another just told me it's a pigmentation issue.its been 1yr?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Same thing: Vitiligo means pigment loss and pigmentation issue means that you have either too much or too little pigment.
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Skin depigmentation: You have this patch for a year & you seem concerned about it, so to find out what it is for sure, consult a dermatologist. Good luck.
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