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How can I get rid of some vitiligo spots?

How can I get rid of some vitiligo spots?

A dermatologist...: ...Has several treatment options at his/her disposal. But be advised that vitiligo is difficult to treat, and sometimes does not respond to treatment at all. The sooner you seek treatment, the better your chance of a successful result. ...Read more

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Vitiligo (Definition)

Vitiligo = autoimmune disease which destroys melanocytes resulting in ...Read more


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How can I get rid of vitiligo for teens?

Vitiligo: Unfortunately, there is no cure for vitiligo. There are many cosmetic products which can be formulated to match your skin tone to cover the color differences and make the vitiligo less noticeable. A local dermatologist will likely have resources for these products. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of vitiligo fast?

Unlikely: There are various causes for vitiligo: autoimmune, genetic, oxidative stress, neural, or viral causes, and some chemicals Sometimes steroids and UV light can help, but results are generally not good or fast. Talk w/your doctor or a good dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Really should see a dermatologist for all options. Many included topicals versus actual tattooing to darken the skin. ...Read more

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I am a vitiligo patient help me out to get rid of it...medicines or diet...plz?

I am a vitiligo patient help me out to get rid of it...medicines or diet...plz?

Difficult: I don't mean to discourage you, rather to protect you against wrong advice that a certain diet can help your condition, as for medicines, only dermatologists experienced in treating vitiligo would help, no others, good luck ...Read more

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Vitiligo n how to get rid off this .plz suggest me medicine n ointments save for breastfeeding.

Vitiligo n how to get rid off this .plz suggest me medicine n ointments save for breastfeeding.

Wait: Until you stop breast feeding. The safety of many creams and ointments is unknown. Is there an underlying reason for your vitiligo? Try to accept it and get treatment and if necessary investigation when you complete breast feeding. All the best. ...Read more

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How long uv nb full body treatment for vitiligo spots is safe? I had 6 month of twice a week treatment so far. I am 50 years old Asian female.

NB UVB: It really depends on how much total energy you have received over time. Nb uvb is very safe but there are definite risks with prolonged exposure. Ask your doctor what your total cumulative dose is and express your concerns about health effects. ...Read more

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My six year years old son has diagnosed vitiligo on fa... Is there any treatment to stop it from spreading as every day i find a new spot on his body?

Doctor's Care: Vitiligo is difficult to treat. Early treatment options include the following: phototherapy, a medical procedure in which your skin is carefully exposed to ultraviolet light. Phototherapy may be given alone, or after you take a drug that makes your skin sensitive to light. A dermatologist performs this treatment. Medicines applied to the skin, such as: corticosteroid creams or ointments immunosup. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of a person's vitilligo?

Is there any way to get rid of a person's vitilligo?

Vitiligo: The choice of therapy depends on the number of white patches; their location, sizes, and how widespread they are; and what you prefer in terms of treatment. Each patient responds differently to therapy, and a particular treatment may not work for everyone. Current treatment options for vitiligo include medication, surgery, and adjunctive therapies (used along with surgical or medical treatments). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my age spots?

How can I get rid of my age spots?

Lasers work best: Age spots are best treated with lasers. Some spots will also respond to chemical peels, microdermabrasion, liquid nitrogen and other superfically destructive treatments; however, laser treatments are the best. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spots on my chest ?

How can I get rid of spots on my chest 
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Dermatology Problems: If you have had changes in the skin overlying your chest, it is time to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate the problem. Call you internist or family physician for a referral to a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my spots within one day or at least reduce their redness and size?

How can I get rid of my spots within one day or at least reduce their redness and size?

There is not: enough specific information to venture a guess as to what you are actually referring to. Where are the spots? How long have they been there? Do they itch, hurt, etc...? Re submitting with more info and possibly an uploaded photo may be worthwhile. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spots after shaving?

How can I get rid of spots after shaving?

Shaving spots: Ingrown Hairs- A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my dark spots on my body permanetly?

How can I get rid of my dark spots on my body permanetly?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of Fordyce spots?

How can I get rid of Fordyce spots?

Here are some ...: Since Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands - not related with hair follicles, and painless and harmless, I would recommend to get rid of them as long as being mentally and physically comfortable and being capable to adopt and adapt to what you are. That is the best in my 45-yr study and practice in urology. But if mentally unbearable, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more