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Do Most People With Vitiligo Have Hashimoto’s?

Do Most People With Vitiligo Have Hashimoto’s?

I was just diagnosed with V last week after having the pigmentation problem for a probably 5 or so years. Earlier this year, I requested a full thyroid panel because I was experiencing hypothyroid-esque symptoms. The only thing to come back abnormal (and it was very mild) was my T3. It was low. Therefore, they diagnosed me with Euthyroid Sick Syndrome. I’ve been taking 10mcg of Cytomel and have since felt better
Fast forward to this last week. The Dermatologist (first one I’ve ever seen) tells… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Hello!🙂 Welcome to the Team!

posted about 7 hours ago

COVID-19 Vaccination And Vitiligo

COVID-19 Vaccination And Vitiligo

Hello
I want to ask that should I go for COVID-19 vaccination ? My main concern is that the vaccine will make the immune system more enhanced to fight against corona virus so I think it will also effect Vitiligo
Kindly answer
Thank you

Is Tri Luma Effective At All To Remove Tegular Pigmentation? 95% Of Face Is Now Pigment Free

Is Tri Luma Effective At All To Remove Tegular Pigmentation? 95% Of Face Is Now Pigment Free

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Hi Brendaminer. I have commented and ask others for their experience with Tri Luma. I hope is ok with you.

I read the review for Tri Luma (hydroquinone) effectiveness, and it does not mention… read more

posted 17 days ago

Dear Dr. I Got Vitiligo So Should I Take A Vaccine Covid 19 Because Currently I Have Lived In Impact Area. Thank In Advance

Dear Dr. I Got Vitiligo So Should I Take A Vaccine Covid 19 Because Currently I Have Lived In Impact Area. Thank In Advance

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

We interviewed Dr. Rich Huggins on this topic the other week. He and all vitiligo experts i've spoken with recommend that we get vaccinated. here's the link to the interview https://www.myvitiligoteread more

posted 20 days ago

Protopic 0.03% Vs 0.1%

Protopic 0.03% Vs 0.1%

Hello all
I’m a 35 yr old make based in Uk. I have recently developed vitiligo below both eyes
I saw a dermatologist who prescribed Protopic 0.03. I have only been using it for 5 days, so it’s too soon to see any results
However I have since discovered that a 0.1% version exists, and the 0.03% version is usually used for children
I’m now wondering why the weaker version was prescribed. And given that I’ve read that it’s important to treat the spots early, I’m wondering whether I should push to… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

As eyelids are sensitive the doctor prescribed the 0.03 one but you may use 0.1 with no problem,i did and it is more useful than 0.003

posted 36 minutes ago

Stress Trigger?

Stress Trigger?

Can anyone explain why stress triggers vitiligo or makes it spread more quickly?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Hello I don't know wish I did

posted 3 months ago

What Type Of Makeup Best Covers Vitiligo?

What Type Of Makeup Best Covers Vitiligo?

I have tried Dermablend. I don't like it because it turns my skin orange. HELP!

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Any good sunscreen with color?

posted 23 days ago
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