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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have vitiligo spot on my back and neck, it's only one spot it hasn't spread in years. i m getting chemical peel on face, would it affect myvitiligo?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Doubt vitiligo: A single depigmented spot is unlikely to be true autoimmune vitiligo. But before you get that peel -- why do you want it? -- I'd get with a dermatologist. You know that the koebner phenomenon can make vitiligo flare as a result of mild injury. Best wishes.

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Last updated Jun 4, 2016

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