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What Other Conditions Did You Get After Getting Vitiligo?

What Other Conditions Did You Get After Getting Vitiligo?

I’m wondering what other conditions people got after being diagnosed with vitiligo. Or before for that matter. I’ve seen some discussions of psoriasis. What other conditions did you get? Did they come before or after the vitiligo?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I’ve had eczema first, then later Ménière’s disease, then Hashimoto’s after my second child, then high blood pressure a few years now and now in March 2021 Vitiligo.

edited, originally posted about 1 month ago

Do Most People With Vitiligo Have Hashimoto’s?

Do Most People With Vitiligo Have Hashimoto’s?

I was just diagnosed with V last week after having the pigmentation problem for a probably 5 or so years. Earlier this year, I requested a full thyroid panel because I was experiencing hypothyroid-esque symptoms. The only thing to come back abnormal (and it was very mild) was my T3. It was low. Therefore, they diagnosed me with Euthyroid Sick Syndrome. I’ve been taking 10mcg of Cytomel and have since felt better
Fast forward to this last week. The Dermatologist (first one I’ve ever seen) tells… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I was told by a second dermatologist I saw that since I have Hashimoto’s (which I’ve had for over 15 years) I was predisposed to have Vitiligo. I actually have (that I know of) 3 autoimmune… read more

posted about 1 month ago

COVID-19 Vaccination And Vitiligo

COVID-19 Vaccination And Vitiligo

Hello
I want to ask that should I go for COVID-19 vaccination ? My main concern is that the vaccine will make the immune system more enhanced to fight against corona virus so I think it will also effect Vitiligo
Kindly answer
Thank you

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Oh btw, the vaccine didn’t change my spots. Now I just received the booster so I can’t say anything about that but I’m thinking my spots will stay as they are and progress whenever they want.

posted about 1 month ago

Just Curious When It Comes To Non-segmental. How Fast Or Slow Does This Progress?

Just Curious When It Comes To Non-segmental. How Fast Or Slow Does This Progress?

I’ve read so many stories of people’s spots spreading fast and mine (at one point I was getting one once a month) and now (I believe) 3 of my spots are reverting back. Does that mean mine is going away? I’m confused. Thank you.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Amen!🙏🏼

posted 3 months ago

Would Someone Explain The Difference Between Acrofacial And Generalized Vitiligo?

Would Someone Explain The Difference Between Acrofacial And Generalized Vitiligo?

I’ve seen so many charts and read conflicting information about these two types. Thank everyone who is willing to answer or know the answer to this question.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Raptor76,

I have read about if you have twins it’s generalized, and I have twin spots except for one area. The corner of my right eye has a spot but not my left. So the coup didn’t get the memo on… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Vaccine

Vaccine

has anyone seen a huge flare up after takimg the vaccine. Did a dr give any advice ?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Yes....my husband had very little spots on his finger tips earlier..as soon as he got COVID following by covid vaccine ( covishield) it flared like a hell😔

posted 2 months ago
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Is Vitiligo A Fungus Causing The Discoloration? Has Anyone Else Been Told That It’s Also Associated With Thyroid Disorders?

Is Vitiligo A Fungus Causing The Discoloration? Has Anyone Else Been Told That It’s Also Associated With Thyroid Disorders?

I was told this by two doctors that Vitiligo is a fungus -I was also told by a dermatologist that is also associated and related to Hypo Thyroidism -Does anyone else have any information on this ? Are both Autoimmune issues too? Any feedback greatly appreciated

Kindly TL

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I was told since I have Hashimoto’s I had a predisposition to get vitiligo anyway. Kind of shocked since I’ve had Hashimoto’s for a long time and no one mentioned it but oh well guess my doctor… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Dear Dr. I Got Vitiligo So Should I Take A Vaccine Covid 19 Because Currently I Have Lived In Impact Area. Thank In Advance

Dear Dr. I Got Vitiligo So Should I Take A Vaccine Covid 19 Because Currently I Have Lived In Impact Area. Thank In Advance

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Please get vaccinated. My Vitiligo is repigmenting even though I got vaccinated with biontech twice. I changed my diet and my vitiligo is healing. Going to get my booster soon. Let's stop this pandemiread more

posted 2 months ago
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