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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 did it for years and it stopped it from spreading . The new spots filled in but some of my spots had no change

posted 3 days 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 7 days 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 1 day 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 2 months ago

Could Minerals From A New Well Be A Possible Cause Of This Condition ?

Could Minerals From A New Well Be A Possible Cause Of This Condition ?

South Carolina falls in the southeastern part of the United States and has massive deposits of granite, especially Blue Granite. Gemstones such as amethyst, garnet, beryl, quartz, “cats eye” and minerals such as zircon, sillimanite, and kyanite are also found in the state in various counties

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I think this is how I got mine

posted 3 months ago

Virus Infection Caused Almunium, Copper And Mercury Leady To Vitiligo

Virus Infection Caused Almunium, Copper And Mercury Leady To Vitiligo

Have you ever thought that vitiligo is caused by a virus infection?
A person who thought himself and published so many books saying virus infection of HBV causes our liver to produce dermatoxines and so these dermatoxines destroys melanocytes, the heavy metal Aluminium is the cause of the depigmentation, the science ignores to cure this vitiligo condition for years because they don't know many things, but recently many hopes are coming.
Have… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Can we get more information?

posted 4 months ago

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

I would like to find help with my vitiligo

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

You might find this new clinical trial education center useful. https://www.myvitiligoteam.com/resources/vitili...

posted about 2 months ago

Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) Phototherapy

Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) Phototherapy

When my vitiligo started I was treated with this medication and also tripsoralen I had to take the pills half an hour later take a sun cover very well my eyes. Very expensive medication. But between has skin cancer or cure the vitiligo I choose not continue with this medication ( it was for years) not result wasting money a frustrating

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

That’s the right actitud. When people Drs etc notice that you are anxious to find cure for your condition they take advantage of this , very few people… read more

posted 7 months ago
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