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Sorry L Have Been Away My Son And Mom Passed!
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I dread the summer now that it will be hot sun and beaches but unfortunately not for me because of my Vitiligo!!😥 l have had it for 29 years!

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

So sorry
Bug hug
I'm new

posted 5 days ago
How Do Beverages With Caffeine Affect Your Vitiligo?
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

According to my experience with my daugther, caffeine should be avoided due to acidity.

posted 4 days ago
I'm Trying To Quit Coffee And Struggling. Is Anyone Drinking Mushroom Coffee And Have Good Results Such As Slowing The Spread Of Vitiligo
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Are We Any Way Closer To Getting A Cure??? I Dread The Summer Coming When I Know My Appearance Will Change So Much.
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I guess I'll get to that eventually

posted 6 days ago
I Have Vitiligo Around My Mouth And In The Last Couple Weeks It’s Been Very Pink/ Red Why Is It Pink And What Can I Do To Help It?
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It feels like it’s spreading a little and hasn’t really for a year, and I use sunscreen so I don’t think it’s sunburn.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Mine also first affected the lips people thought is HIV, just avoid stress and stop using lip sticks

posted 5 days ago
Do I Need To Let The Doctor Know I Have The Skin Condition
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Yes moreso a dermatologist

posted 5 days ago
I Was In The Army From 1983-1986. A Nurse Said She Read And Article Linking Vitiligo With The Gas Chamber During This Time. Can You Find It?
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When I left the Army, I had only two spots the size of a dime and nickel on the inside of my thighs. Now I my entire body is covered in vitiligo.

How Do You Handle Meeting People For The First Time, Especially Coworkers? What Do You Tell Yourself?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

Also, if you notice someone staring or glancing do you explain your condition or keep it moving?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Thanks for sharing @A MyVitiligoTeam Member! What tanning creme do you use for your hands? I have had some success with one I have bought at Target but it can be hit or miss in the application and I… read more

posted February 4
Could A Student Of Psychology, With Vitiligo, Have The Liberty Of Asking For Help 😊
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hello everyone
I am Jasna, a student of psychology, with vitiligo since my teenage years, and with a mindset shaped around feeling a bit differently and yet eager to overcome, help others, and be the best version of myself
I am currently working on my master’s thesis in Graz, Austria, which is focused on trying to help people with this skin condition, and I would very much appreciate hearing from you and being able to share more information on this matter - looking forward to that… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Thank you very much 😊

posted January 28
Hi All Anyone With Children With Vitiligo.
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My son has various medical conditions the one that bothers him the most which doesn't affect him the same as his health is his vitiligo due to how cruel others can be. His vitiligo has progressed very quickly. Is there any tips or advice to help him see he is beautiful no matter what others may say.


A MyVitiligoTeam Member

MY daughter was diagnosed with Vitiligo at the age of 12 now 2 years later we are still dealing with it. We have been very fortunate to have kept our under control. But I will say I am very… read more

posted January 29
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