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Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Vitamin D because it is low, Zinc, B12, Magnesium, Iron because it is low, copper and a multivitamin oh and potassium because i have low levels.

posted 7 days ago

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:

Vitiligo age 8 and then hashimotos thyroid age 29 now scalp psoriasis. Yay! 😑

posted 2 months 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:

Hi Cathy,

I understand what you are saying, and to top it off they don’t want you looking anything up, it’s preferred that we go to them, but then they don’t give us all the answers or at the very… read more

posted 19 days 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:

I took 2 shots nothing happened. My vitiligo didn’t change with the vaccine

posted 6 days ago

IV Lamp Or Laser

IV Lamp Or Laser

Does anyone use a IV lamp or laser phototherapy at home? Has it been successful? Which one do you use? Can you please share a link
I looked into the clinics that does the laser but it’s so expensive and my insurance doesn’t cover it

Saw this post from 3 months ago but didn’t see any responses. Very interested as I recently got diagnosed

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Thank you!!

posted 15 days 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:

Well I’m confused as usual…AGAIN! ONE of my dermatologist just informed me last week that I’m considered localized or focal (still don’t understand that one), yet a prior doctor said since I have… read more

posted 2 months ago

What Type Of Makeup Best Covers Vitiligo?

What Type Of Makeup Best Covers Vitiligo?

I have tried Dermablend. I don't like it because it turns my skin orange. HELP!

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

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posted 5 months 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 8 months ago

Vaccine

Vaccine

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

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

But was it Covid, the vaccine or the stressors associated with all? I know that for me, I can map the spread by the stress I was experiencing.

posted 4 months ago
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