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Are there any vitamins that help with vitiligo?

Are there any vitamins that help with vitiligo?

Yes: There are published studies from south america have shown an effect from a combination of b complex 100, vitamin c, and high dose flood acid 8 mg a day. Ginko biloba has been show an effect of slowing down the progression of vitiligo. ...Read more

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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
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Vitiligo (Definition)

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition in which affected individuals have hypopigmented ...Read more


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What vitamins can I take to help my vitiligo?

What vitamins can I take to help my vitiligo?

vitiligo: To my knowledge no vitamin improves it, see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more

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What are the vitamins helpful for vitiligo treatment?

What are the vitamins helpful for vitiligo treatment?

Vitiligo vitamins: • “abnormally low levels of vitamin b12, Folic Acid and vitamin c are found in a large number of vitiligo patients. Vitiligo: nutritional therapy, by leopoldo montes, M.D., m.S., frcpc westhoven press, buenos aires. ...Read more

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Are any vitamins required for vitiligo treatment?

Are any vitamins required for vitiligo treatment?

Not Necessarily: A multivitamin, with adequate vitamin c, e and zinc are shown to be beneficial. But no particular vitamin or mineral is noted to be "required" for the treatment of vitiligo...An autoimmune disease affecting the melanocytes. ...Read more

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Please describe the vitamins required for vitiligo treatment?

Please describe the vitamins required for vitiligo treatment?

None: Vitiligo is believed to be an autoimmune disease of the skin and is not treated with vitamins, consult a dermatologist for best advice on this disease. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are required for effective vitiligo treatment?

C,folate, b complex: These may help repigmentation but are not required. Response is variable and the vitamins rarely work as solo treatment. Topical medications, narrow band uvb, excimer laser can be combined with or without vitamins to repigmentation localized vitiligo. ...Read more

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Can vitiligo be stopped from further spreading? How? Is there certain vitamins/ nutrients to take? ( for 5 year old kid)

Can vitiligo  be stopped from further spreading? How? Is there certain vitamins/ nutrients to take? ( for 5 year old kid)

Unlikely: True vitiligo is a geneticlly derived deficiency in pigment formation in a variety of patches on the skin.It clusters around the neck, face and hands. Dermatologists do have some specific treatments that help in some cases. This is not a nutrient deficiency issue and a diet change will not alter the process. ...Read more

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What is treatment of vitiligo? Is vitamin supplements helps? Best n effective management?

What is treatment of vitiligo? Is vitamin supplements helps? Best n effective management?

Get checked for: Autoimmune condition, diabetes, thyroid problems etc. We treat the cause and not the vitiligo itself. God bless u & take care! ...Read more

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I have a vitiligo and I am taking 1000mcg vitamin b12,800mcg folic acid,300mg a-lipoic acid and taking daily sunlight,does all these hav any side eff?

I have a vitiligo and I am taking 1000mcg vitamin b12,800mcg folic acid,300mg a-lipoic acid and taking daily sunlight,does all these hav any side eff?

All very safe: Vits. B12, Folic Acid and Alpha Lipoic Acid are all very safe without side effects. B12 and a-lipoic acid are in many foods. Folic acid is actually synthetic but we covert it folate, found in food. About half of people have trouble converting folic acid to folate so you might be better off taking the L-5-MTHF form of folate. See http://www.progressivehealth.com/vitiligo-home-remedies.htm for more. ...Read more

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