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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
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Vitiligo (Definition)

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


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I want to ask the doctor about medicine for vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Complicated but go to http://www.Aad.Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/u---w/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/vitiligo-diagnosis-treatment-and-outcome for a reliable reference to guide you. ...Read more

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There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

Vitiligo: Each patient responds differently to therapy, and a particular treatment may not work for everyone. Current treatment options for vitiligo include medication, surgery, and adjunctive therapies (used along with surgical or medical treatments). I really doubt that herbal therapy is 100% effective. ...Read more

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Medicine names that can be use for leucoderma or vitiligo? Names please?

You need a doctor: To prescribe medicines anyway, so why not see a specialist who can examine and make the appropriate recommendations and write the prescriptions. Btw, no magic medicine(s) exist to deal with loss of pigment cells in the skin (leukoderma or vitiligo). There are things that can help. See a dermatologist, who can give you proper advice. ...Read more

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Vitiligo n how to clear the white spots n what medicine should I take?

Vitiligo: Not many treatment options available for Vitiligo. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can infliximab induce vitiligo? If not is there another drug that can?

It has been reported: There are very few reports of vitiligo worsening or occurring as a side effect of treating patients with the biologic for other auto-immune diseases. I am unaware of other medications. ...Read more

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I am a vitiligo patient help me out to get rid of it...medicines or diet...plz?

I am a vitiligo patient help me out to get rid of it...medicines or diet...plz?

Difficult: I don't mean to discourage you, rather to protect you against wrong advice that a certain diet can help your condition, as for medicines, only dermatologists experienced in treating vitiligo would help, no others, good luck ...Read more

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Hello, I am suffering from vitiligo from 5 years. My doctor has prescribed me vitilex-150. Can I take this medicine?

Save your money: Whether it is chinese herbs or levamasole, you are wasting your money. Medical treatment of small areas of vitiligo with super-potent topical steroid sometimes is effective. Clobetasol cream, ointment, or gel is often worth a try. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder, sometimes paired with other autoimmune events, most often thyroid disease. Most people learn to live with it. Protect from sun as p ...Read more

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Hi i m Ayesha i m suffering from vitiligo since two years plz suggest me some medicine n ointments. i m breastfeeding my child?

Hi i m Ayesha i m suffering from vitiligo since two years plz suggest me some medicine n ointments. i m breastfeeding my child?

How extensive?: Details matter. See a dermatologist. There is increased risk of other autoimmune disorders, especially Hashimoto thyroiditis. Easiest approach is to relax and prepare to explain to others that it is not contagious nor due to anything you can control. You can use fake tan to darken the pale areas. ...Read more

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Vitiligo n how to get rid off this .plz suggest me medicine n ointments save for breastfeeding.

Vitiligo n how to get rid off this .plz suggest me medicine n ointments save for breastfeeding.

Wait: Until you stop breast feeding. The safety of many creams and ointments is unknown. Is there an underlying reason for your vitiligo? Try to accept it and get treatment and if necessary investigation when you complete breast feeding. All the best. ...Read more