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Are People With Vitiligo More Prone To Bug Bites, I Swear I Get Ate Up And It Seems To Be Around The White Areas

Are People With Vitiligo More Prone To Bug Bites, I Swear I Get Ate Up And It Seems To Be Around The White Areas

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I believe it has to do with how warm or cool your skin is also.

posted 5 months ago
A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I have heard blood type can be a factor. I read somewhere they tend to like type O blood

posted 5 months ago
A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I haven't found that to be the case for me @A MyVitiligoTeam Member. That said, my wife (who does not have vitiligo) seems to get eaten alive when we go camping and I'm fine. so maybe having her sleep next to me is like my own bug protection!

posted 7 months ago
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