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My doctor told me I have vitiligo cause its really small half of a inch and really white and round but its been there for 5 yrs never grow or spread?
Birth mark: This sounds more like a birth mark. These areas can be of darker or lighter pigmentation. They remain the same size without changing, unless other symptoms develop i would not be concerned, . ...Read more
If a doctor told me 5yrs ago i had vitiligo.Cause is white and round and flat size half of a inch never grow or spread is it vitigo or something else?
Unlikely: However this may be die to several other causes such as times versicolor. See a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My doctor said I have vitiligo cause I have a tiny white spot but its been for there 5 years never grow or spread could she be wrong?
My dermatologist said I have vitiligo cause I have a really white spot never grow o spread its been in back of my neck for 6yrs can she b wrong?
Vitiligo: Probably right and it may stay there until the end of your days. ...Read more
What skin disease are similar to vitiligo causes lightening of skin, but not total loss of pigment?
I have thin, black longitudinal lines running down the nails of 3 fingers. Some are wider than others. I also have vitiligo. What causes the lines?
Pigment cells: This is caused by pigmentbcells at the base of the nail and is common in african americans. The vitiliog is not conner ted but can be treated depending on the area, and size of the vitiigo. The lines do not require treatment. Removal would require surgery which is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I cope with the emotional consequences of vitiligo? Vitiligo has caused me to become self-conscious and depressed. How can I treat the psychological devastation of my condition? Are there support groups for people with vitiligo?
Try UVB-NB: Uvb-nb phototherapy may be helpful in reversing (may not be permanently) vitiligo. See your dermatologist about it. In the meanwhile, have you consider using a tanning solution or a masking foundation? Be sure to get checked out for potential autoimmune disorders ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer