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I want to ask the doctor about medicine for vitiligo?

I want to ask the doctor about medicine for vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Complicated but go to http://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/u---w/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/vitiligo-diagnosis-treatment-and-outcome
for a reliable reference to guide you. ...Read more

Dr. Ayyaz Shah
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Vitiligo (Definition)

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


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There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

Vitiligo: 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). I really doubt that herbal therapy is 100% effective. ...Read more

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Medicine names that can be use for leucoderma or vitiligo? Names please?

You need a doctor: To prescribe medicines anyway, so why not see a specialist who can examine and make the appropriate recommendations and write the prescriptions. Btw, no magic medicine (s) exist to deal with loss of pigment cells in the skin (leukoderma or vitiligo). There are things that can help. See a dermatologist, who can give you proper advice. ...Read more

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I m suffering from vitiligo. Is there any medicine to get rid of it?

Probable: Some have success with Protopic others uvb-nb phototherapy. ...Read more

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Vitiligo n how to clear the white spots n what medicine should I take?

Vitiligo n how to clear the white spots n what medicine should I take?

Vitiligo: Not many treatment options available for Vitiligo. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can infliximab induce vitiligo? If not is there another drug that can?

It has been reported: There are very few reports of vitiligo worsening or occurring as a side effect of treating patients with the biologic for other auto-immune diseases. I am unaware of other medications. ...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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Hello, I am suffering from vitiligo from 5 years. My doctor has prescribed me vitilex-150. Can I take this medicine?

Save your money: Whether it is chinese herbs or levamasole, you are wasting your money. Medical treatment of small areas of vitiligo with super-potent topical steroid sometimes is effective. Clobetasol cream, ointment, or gel is often worth a try. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder, sometimes paired with other autoimmune events, most often thyroid disease. Most people learn to live with it. Protect from sun as p ...Read more

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Hi I m Ayesha I m suffering from vitiligo since two years plz suggest me some medicine n ointments. I m breastfeeding my child?

Hi I m Ayesha I m suffering from vitiligo since two years plz suggest me some medicine n ointments. I m breastfeeding my child?

How extensive?: Details matter. See a dermatologist. There is increased risk of other autoimmune disorders, especially Hashimoto thyroiditis. Easiest approach is to relax and prepare to explain to others that it is not contagious nor due to anything you can control. You can use fake tan to darken the pale areas. ...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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What causes vitiligo?

Autoimmunity: Hi. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease wherein the immune system attacks the melanocytes, the skin cells that make color pigment. The skin areas wherein the melanocytes are destroyed have no pigment and are white. ...Read more

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How is vitiligo cured?

Vitiligo: Medical treatment for vitiligo isn't always necessary. For some, skin color returns without treatment. Using sunscreen and applying cosmetic camouflage cream, may improve the appearance of your skin. For fair-skinned individuals, avoiding tanning can make the areas almost unnoticeable. Medical treatments for vitiligo aim to even out skin tone, either by restoring color (pigment). ...Read more

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How is vitiligo treated?

Vitiligo: Vitiligo is autoimmune and hence there is no cure. Many treatments may help though such as light tx, laser tx. Skin grafting and steroids or other creams. ...Read more

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Can vitiligo be temporary?

Vitiligo: It is mostly a persistent condition but can be treated, depending on its extent, a dermatologist can help you. ...Read more

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How can you cure vitiligo?

Waxes and wanes: Medical treatment isn't always necessary for vitiligo if the patches of skin aren't noticeable and are small.

Treatment for vitiligo can take up to 18 months, and you may have to try several different treatment to find the one that works best. A dermatologist can walk you through the treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I reverse vitiligo?

Topicals, UV light: Vitiligo can be mild or severe, stay in remission for many years but suddenly flare and then spread to involve larger parts of the body. It can be treated with various topicals (ie: elidel, (pimecrolimus) protopic, topical steroids, tretinoin), light therapy (puva, uvb laser, light box). These treatments can help with repigmentation but does not cure the disease, may continue to recur and worsen. ...Read more

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Is vitiligo possible in baby?

Is vitiligo possible in baby?

This happens, but...: Vitiligo in an infant is extremely rare. Average age of onset is 20yo. If this is truly a diagnostic consideration for a child with hypopigmentation, the child should be seen by an expert in this area to confirm the diagnosis and to consider alternative differential diagnoses. Because we don't know what causes vitiligo, diagnosis is clinical, making it all the more important to be certain. ...Read more

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What does vitiligo look like?

Loss of color: It is an area of the skin that has lost color (pigment). The area will not tan. ...Read more

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What to do if I have vitiligo?

What to do if I have vitiligo?

Go on living!: Hi. Vitiligo will not hurt you, unless you forget to put sunscreen over it for a day in the sun! ;-)
Sometimes it clusters with other autoimmune diseases, so if your health status changes, see your doc!
Good luck! ...Read more

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Can indian people get vitiligo?

Yes: Vitiligo can affect all races, some more than others. ...Read more

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How to stop vitiligo expansion?

Tough: I recommend seeing a dermatologist. There are some treatments which may help stop progression of lesion, though there is not a treatment that is 100% effective in all patients. ...Read more

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Vitiligo can pass over generation?

Vitiligo Inheritance: Vitiligo sometimes runs in families, but the inheritance pattern is complex since multiple causative factors are involved. About one-fifth of people with this condition have at least one close relative who is also affected. ...Read more

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What can be used to heal vitiligo?

What can be used to heal vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Healing vitiligo is not easy and you need to see a specialist about this.

To prepare yourself you should look up "vitiligo" in an article from the Mayo Clinic.

"www. Mayoclinic. Org" ...Read more

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Help me out here: what is vitiligo?

Loss of pigment: Autoimmune condition that damages pigment producing cells resulting in loss of skin color, can be limited, in form of nerve route, or diffuse. Can occur on face, arms, trunk, or be extensive. Sometines associated in a small number of cases with throidotos. Treatment can be topical medications, narrow band uvb, or excimer laser. Repigmentation difficult in extensive cases. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my vitiligo?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can examine you and depending on the extent of the vitiligo can offer different types of treatment. See one in your area. ...Read more

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How do u know when u have vitiligo?

Pigment loss: When the skin pigment is lost from your skin surface and the area turns white, it is called vitiligo. The causes can be many and it may also be a hint that you may have an autoimmune disease (thyroid etc). However most vitiligo cases are mainly cosmetic. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat vitiligo?

What is the best way to treat vitiligo?

Lasers: Now, to many physicians are using lasers treatment with some good improvement of skin color. And as per patients they are very happy with that possibility to look better and feel better. ...Read more

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What does vitiligo typically look like?

What does vitiligo typically look like?

Vitiligo: Vitiligo is a skin condition in which there is a loss of brown color (pigment) from areas of skin, resulting in irregular white patches that feel like normal skin. ...Read more

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How can I stop vitiligo from expanding?

Corticosteroids: Repigmentation treatment for vitiligo include corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors (tacrolimus and pimecrolimus), ultraviolet light, and surgery. Other therapies include excimer laser and vitamin d analogs. ...Read more

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