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What's A Common Misconception About Vitiligo?

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posted May 21
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Hello Everyone who has vitiligo or someone that knows anybody with vitiligo.
I'm sharing my story and I'm sure that will help you manage and prevent new areas of depigmentation.
I was 31 years old when i saw the first white patch around my private area. I thought it was normal or nothing to worry about. then the new patches appear around my nails and one small one near my ear...
i went to the dermatologist and got 2 medications,,,
they where steroid and non steroid anti-inflammatory creams.
What i learned was that 2 year in a row i ate almost every day Oat and Pena butter. Because i exercise at the gym 5 times a week and I'm a vegetarian i try to get proteins and carbs from Oat and Pena Butter.
i stopped these 2 foods and i don't got any new white patches. After the treatment that lasted 3 months they got smaller by 30%.
My advice to you:
Don't be afraid of vitiligo. There is always a way but u have to find it.
Do not take OAT and PENNA BUTTER if u see white marks on the skin.
Get immediately a cream like Dermovate and apply to the white mark as soon as you see it. Dermovate make the skin whiter but don't worry. Is the anti-inflammatory effect that does that. But when u stop using it you will see that the vitiligo mark is not expended but got reduced actually.
Then fix an appointment with your dermatologist so they can decide your treatment,
Skin problems are linked with the food that we eat and the environment like air or water. genetics has a super low %
take care everyone

posted May 22
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

That it's painful or contagious

posted May 27
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Thanks for the Heads-up. It's so appreciated.. Enjoy your upcoming Holiday...Self Love/ Self Care!!

posted May 24
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Yes my mum had it after a stressful time when dad died
I got it after mum died
None of my family ever had diabetes
Yet I acquired it in my 50s

posted May 21
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I guess it is genetic. I remember my Mom had those white spots over her arms and legs which was un noticeable because of her fair skin.

posted May 21

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