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Weird Question, But It Is Possible To Get "age Spots" In A Vitiligo Affected Area?

Weird Question, But It Is Possible To Get "age Spots" In A Vitiligo Affected Area?

I have an appt. to see if my white patch is vitiligo, but I wonder if it could be since there's a brown "age spot" right in the middle of it. Anyone experience this before?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Interesting... today I noticed the age spot is losing pigmentation, now, too. Leading me closer to the diagnosis...

posted 7 days ago

Hair Dye?

Hair Dye?

Hi, I’ve been told over the years not to use hair dye that contains hydrogen peroxide but at my last visit to my Derm (who happens to specialize in oncology) he said I could go ahead and have it done with any hair dye. What’s the latest science? Thank you all.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

thank you

posted 28 days ago

Does Vitiligo Put Us At Risk For Other Diseases, And If So, Which?

Does Vitiligo Put Us At Risk For Other Diseases, And If So, Which?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Thank you so much for taking time to answer my question' it is very helpful information. I have hypothyroidism too. Do your white blood count numbers… read more

posted 6 days ago

Narrowband UVB Light Therapy

Narrowband UVB Light Therapy

Can anyone tell me if they have used light therapy and the success rate? Thanks

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I have used light therapy.. its good for few days only didn’t work for me . As I stopped taking light the spots reappeared.

posted 2 months ago

Stress And Vitiligo

Stress And Vitiligo

My daughter's Vitiligo spread like wild fire after her year end exam. She is only 12 and are not naturally prone to stress at all and exams at her age are not even that big a deal. This is worrying to me as there are a lot more stressful events to come. We do not put ANY pressure on any of our kids for marks at school - they must just always do their best - we know what each one's potential is. So I really try to "de-stress" all possible stressful situations from my side. Anyone with advise… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

That’s a hard one because these last 2 years my vit has been “ off the chain! Progression. But I’m trying to educate myself more, make some dietary… read more

posted 2 months ago

Has Anyone Had 100 % Of Their Pigment Leave....them Years Later Start To Reappear A Little?

Has Anyone Had 100 % Of Their Pigment Leave....them Years Later Start To Reappear A Little?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Absolutely. I have large patches on my lower legs/shins for about 15 years. I have taken photos of different areas over past 3 years and have a lots and… read more

posted 2 months ago

Complete Depigmentation Treatment

Complete Depigmentation Treatment

I have heard that there are some tablets/ creams that can completely depigment the body. If so what are these ? Any recommendations on doctors that provide this treatment ( especially in India) ? And what are the side effects of this treatment ?
Thank you in advance

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Where can you get this kind of treatment in the USA?

posted 5 months ago
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