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I had vitiligo when I was 18, it was cured within a few months treatment, now m 24 my skin doesn't show any patches, can this condition come back?

I had vitiligo when I was 18, it was cured within a few months treatment, now m 24 my skin doesn't show any patches, can this condition come back?

Yes: Vitiligo is believed to be autoimmune in nature and it is unpredictable in behavior. There are variants of vitiligo that are benign and do not spread. ...Read more

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Vitiligo (Definition)

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


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Best home treatment for vitiligo?

Best home treatment for vitiligo?

Limited: Oral vitamins including b complex, vitamin c and Folic Acid along with ginkgo biloba are sometimes helpful in repigmentation skin. However localized vitiligo is best treated with phototherapy such as narrow band uvb. There are home units available by prescription form a dermatologist if multiple office visits is not practical. ...Read more

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What is a really good treatment for vitiligo?

What is a really good treatment for vitiligo?

Skin grafting: For stable vitiligo (patients with no new spots for more than 2 years) there is the option of skin grafting. Success rates vary but many patients will see improvement with the removal of normal skin usually from the thigh and grafting of that normal skin to areas of vitiligo. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment options for vitiligo ?

Are there any treatment options for vitiligo ?

Yes but: the odds of recovery are low. UVB-NB phototherapy however may be worth a try. ...Read more

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What is the best vitiligo treatment available?

Vitiligao: This is an idiopathic condition that has no universillay accepted treatment. In use are psoralen followed by puva, oxsoralen ultra, pseudo-catalase and calcium followed by uvb, calcipotriene and uvb treatments, surgical grafting with keratinocyte co-cultures, certain 308 excimer laser treatments with or without tacrolimus. Obvious discuss this with your skin doctor as there are even newer treatmen. ...Read more

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I have vitiligo patient and i want the right treatment, please advise?

See a dermatologist: Vitiligo seems to be an autoimmune disease that is difficult to treat. In principle, there are medications to try and stop the disease, medications to try and darken the depigmented areas or to reduce the pigment in the remaining skin. It depends on the extent of the skin affected. None of the treatments is fully successful. See a dermatologist who has lots of experience with the disease. ...Read more

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What's the line of treatment for vitiligo on face in 3 year old child .

Vitiligo or fungus: Are you sure he has vitiligo and not taenia alba or tinea versicolor. Check with a dermatologist. He may want to take a culture to verify the diagnosis. If is vitiligo check his thyroid. ...Read more