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Skin Disease Loss Of Pigment
What skin disease are similar to vitiligo causes lightening of skin, but not total loss of pigment?
Corteisone injections cause loss of pigment on nose..?! will the white spot go away? If not? What can I do ?
Female w/ piebaldism: blond forelock & recent forehead loss of pigment. No retardation/deafness-do my future kids have ^ risk of retardation/deafness?
The gene mutation : that causes hypopigmented hair & skin also causes deafness or Intellectual Disability in a small # of cases. Each of your children has a 50% risk of having Piebaldism. Unless your affected child's mutation differs from yours, his clinical signs will most likely be the same as yours. Ask your PCP or dermatologist for molecular genetic testing & referral to a geneticist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
On either side of my upper lip there is loss of pigment it is almost disappeard but you can see a faint line where the colour should be how to return?
I don't: Think there is a good answer to that question. It would depend on why the pigmentation problem exists in the first place. ...Read more
Some do some don't: There are many different types of pigmentation presentations/problems, and the natural course of these vary tremendously. Some improve and some don't. One way to help minimize them or prevent them from worsening, is avoiding prolonged direct sun exposure, which will make the pigmented lesions stand out more. ...Read more
Not really: It is a rare condition. It is best to check in with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Combination: See dermatologist for treatment. It may include a combination of oral and topical meds. ...Read more