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Has Anyone After COVID-19 Vaccination Noticed Increase Or Flare Up In Their White Spots?

Has Anyone After COVID-19 Vaccination Noticed Increase Or Flare Up In Their White Spots?

I got vaccinated in May 2021 with my first dose and by the end of July 2021, I noticed a sudden flare up and rapid progression.
I don't know if it is because of the vaccine because I was on antibiotics for a month in June.
This also raises another question, has anyone noticed increase in their vitiligo post/during the use of antibiotics?

Thank you all in advance.

posted September 15, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Yes, my patches spread quite quickly to new areas after my first vaccine and 2 boosters. Actually quite upset about it, and despite having had my vaccines got Covid really badly this summer. (although the vaccines are not supposed to stop you catching it, they are just meant to help you not getting really poorly!).

Even my Dermatologist said that the vaccines could have triggered my Vitiligo to progress (it was pretty stable before the vaccines). Yesterday, I noticed there are little signs of Vitiligo on my cheeks for the first time in my life:-(

posted December 13, 2022 (edited)
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I did take the 2 dose Pfizer July/August 2021, but I do not plan to take any boosters. I do not want to take any more chances with these shots. It is proven they do NOT keep you from getting COVID. I am NOT trying to influence anyone, I am just sharing my thoughts.

posted November 30, 2022
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Yes.
My Vitilaigo spread after the 2nd vaccine (Moderna)

posted November 22, 2022
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Mine spread after the Pfizer booster. I received it in December 2021. I also have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Some have suggested there’s no link and it is mostly due to other Autoimmune condition, but I wonder sometimes.

posted October 16, 2022
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I had the Pfizer shots and booster. My first spots of vitiligo started after the booster. I noticed just a few spots on my wrist but it has been spreading continuously the past year, even with phototherapy treatments. I have had Hashimotos/ hypothroid for over 25 years.

posted August 20, 2022
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