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What is treatment of vitiligo on glans penis. Cream as tarolimus can be used or it causes complication?

What is treatment of vitiligo on glans penis. Cream as tarolimus can be used or it causes complication?

It does: Cause complications if used without medical supervision / off label, right now it is only meant to treat atopic dermatitis, moderate to severe, not vitiligo. See a competent dermatologist for assessment, good luck ...Read more

Glans (Definition)

One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more


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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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What is the best vitiligo treatment?

What is the best vitiligo treatment?

There is none, per se: The best answer:

https://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/u---w/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment

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What is the best treatment for vitiligo?

Rule out underlying: Some cases of vitiligo (a minority) are caused by an underlying medical condition. It is important to rule out those conditions, since treating them will often stop the vitiligo. Assuming there is no underlying condition, tacrolimus ointment, corticosteroid creams, and intralesional steroid injections are pretty much the only options at the present time. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vitiligo?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vitiligo?

Complicated: Treatment can be as simple as using sun screen. More complicated treatments include phototherapy, immunomodulation, cytomanipulation, skin grafting, topical depigmentation plus ruby laser, and topical fluorouracil. ...Read more

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How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

UVB light: Laser therapy is an effective treatment for vitiligo, although impractical for the treatment of widespread or large lesions, since it is focused on small, targeted areas. Combination with topical therapies can be helpful. The laser emits ultraviolet light which somehow interferes with the autoimmune process that may be destroying the melanocytes (which give us our skin pigmentation). ...Read more

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How long does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

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 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

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How long uv nb full body treatment for vitiligo spots is safe? I had 6 month of twice a week treatment so far. I am 50 years old Asian female.

NB UVB: It really depends on how much total energy you have received over time. Nb uvb is very safe but there are definite risks with prolonged exposure. Ask your doctor what your total cumulative dose is and express your concerns about health effects. ...Read more

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History of vitiligo since 10 yrs n got subsided. Again aggravated on lips from 2 yrs. No medication is working. Any permanent treatment? Please suggest

There may be hope!: In vitiligo, immune system disables the pigment producing cells of skin. Local injection with corticosteroids could help in some cases of vitiligo. Michiyukoga (2006) found that in patients with vitiligo affected by an autoimmune process, local corticosteroid injections were effective. Topical immune modulating drugs & ultraviolet light, calcineurin inhibitors (tacrolimus), have helped many. ...Read more

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What are the vitamins helpful for vitiligo treatment?

What are the vitamins helpful for vitiligo treatment?

Vitiligo vitamins: • “abnormally low levels of vitamin b12, Folic Acid and vitamin c are found in a large number of vitiligo patients. Vitiligo: nutritional therapy, by leopoldo montes, M.D., m.S., frcpc westhoven press, buenos aires. ...Read more

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What is treatment for vitiligo?

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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How the treatment of vitiligo?

Many: There are many treatments for vitiligo. Lesions on the face and neck respond the best. Lesions on the hands and feet take longer and sometimes don't respond. There is the excimer laser, light therapy like puva and nbuvb, topical creams like Protopic and minor surgery as skin grafting. Some vitamins and some eastern herbs are noted to help but have had little success in my experience. ...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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Is there any treatment for vitiligo?

Vitiligo: There are treatment options best discussed with a dermatologist who has treated it. Ask around in your community of your hospital can refer you to one also. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is there any treatment for vitiligo / leucoderma?

Yes: There are many effective treatments for this condition, including topical medications as well as light therapy. ...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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My friend is having vitiligo - a small patch in his head. What is it's permanent treatment?

Vitiligo: Therapy for vitiligo takes a long time-it usually must be continued for 6 to 18 months. The choice of therapy depends on the number of white patches; their location, sizes, and how widespread they are; and what you prefer in terms of treatment. Each patient responds differently to therapy. Current treatment options for vitiligo include topical medication, phototherapy, surgery, and others. ...Read more

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20-30% of body is affected by vitiligo. Any known treatment to reverse the condition? What are appropriate safeguards against sun exposure?

20-30% of body is affected by vitiligo. Any known treatment to reverse the condition? What are appropriate safeguards against sun exposure?

The cause?: Many cases of vitiligo is from an autoimmune process and as such you may need to get an evaluation by a dermatologist. Phototherapy with uvb-nb has been reported to be successful in some cases. I don't think sun exposure has much to do with it unless you get a third degree burn which damages the cells producing the pigment (melanin). ...Read more

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My six year years old son has diagnosed vitiligo on fa... Is there any treatment to stop it from spreading as every day I find a new spot on his body?

Doctor's Care: Vitiligo is difficult to treat. Early treatment options include the following:

phototherapy, a medical procedure in which your skin is carefully exposed to ultraviolet light. Phototherapy may be given alone, or after you take a drug that makes your skin sensitive to light. A dermatologist performs this treatment.
Medicines applied to the skin, such as:
corticosteroid creams or ointments
immunosup. ...Read more

Dr. Ayyaz Shah
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Vitiligo (Definition)

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