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My friend is having vitiligo - a small patch in his head . What is it's permanent treatment?

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Dr. ROBERT RHOADES
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Skin gafting is best

Some topical medications may help.

In brief: Skin gafting is best

Some topical medications may help.
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Dr. ROBERT RHOADES
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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