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Tests For Vitiligo
Hi,I'm 19 yrs old female,suffering from vitiligo,I have dotted like horizontal lines on nails it resembles?I had blood n thyroid test evrythng is nrml
Dear dr,my son,6 years old has begin vitiligo in his finger&halo nevus in his back.test theroid resultsTSh:4.97&T4: 175&TPO < 10.your opinion please?
I hav hypothyroidism, vitiligo, endometriosis. Should i be concerned about other autoimmune disorders or be tested for more?What test are usually done?
Maybe: Hypothyroidism and vitiligo may run with hashimoto's, schmidt's, addison's (take a history; morning cortisol screen &/or acth stimulation test if needed), type i diabetes (unlikely at your age), and autoimmune pernicious anemia (consider an occasional serum B12 check) and that uncommon animal autoimmune hypoparathyroidism (you'll know if this happens). Probably you'll get none. Great question. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer