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How Long Should Vitiligo Last
What would cause a healthy teen to develop vitiligo? Over last few years it's spreading from body to face.
It is an autoimmune: disease. As such, there is never any clear cause/trigger of it. It will tend to increase and spread over time ...Read more
When u get ur first vitiligo spot how long does it take to get more.Or if 5yrs already past.And i.Havent get any theres a possible.Its gonna stop.
Have vitiligo and tried cremes, had uv with temporary results. Is bleaching the last option and is it adviced?
Does laser also have temporary effect?
See a derm: Would suggest getting an opinion from a university center dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends: Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease - your immune cells attack pigment cells in your skin. Laser treatments can suppress the autoimmune response, allowing the pigment cells and skin color to come back. Unfortunately it can take many treatments to see results. Maintenance laser treatments are often needed or the vitiligo is likely to come back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does anti-fungal shampoo work for vitiligo? And how long does it usually take to clear up if applied once a day?
Would you recommend a person that has vitiligo to get a shingles shot. I am a 49 yr old f that has had shingles in the last 4 months. I also have hpv.?
Hi doc i have vitiligo my doc suggest me clobetasol n protonic oint i use these oint since 4 months but spots r not cleared. plz tell me how long i us?
I have vitiligo since 2 years .can i use benoquin (monobenzone) cream in breastfeeding.n how long i use this cream .
Best to discontinue: Pregnancy: Category C Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with Benoquin (monobenzone) Cream 20%. It is also not known whether Benoquin (monobenzone) Cream 20% can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman, or can affect reproduction capacity. Benoquin (monobenzone) Cream 20% should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed. Nursing Mothers It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. ...Read more
Hi doc I m Ayesha I m vitiligo patient my doc suggest me clobetasol n protonic oint how long I use these oint to clear the spots.
Varies: It must be a small area and present only a short time. The result is variable. Might result in normal skin or might do nothing, or a partial result. Might see result in 2 weeks or 12 weeks. No 2 people the same. Follow with your Dr. ...Read more
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