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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

Gloves Safe To Use For Someone With Vitiligo

Gloves Safe To Use For Someone With Vitiligo

Hello
I'm Daniel and have just joined here. I got diagnosed with generalized Vitiligo. I have it on my hands, too.
I'll have to wear sterile gloves at work (medical sector).
I've read about potentially harmful ingredients in Latex gloves (phenols) that can aggravate Vitiligo on the hands.
Source: https://vitiligosociety.org/about-vitiligo/.
Apparently molecules containing an aromatic ring or Sulhydryl groups are potentially dangerous.

I'm starting to believe that sterile Nitrile gloves are… read more

Complete Depigmentation Treatment

Complete Depigmentation Treatment

I have heard that there are some tablets/ creams that can completely depigment the body. If so what are these ? Any recommendations on doctors that provide this treatment ( especially in India) ? And what are the side effects of this treatment ?
Thank you in advance

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Where can you get this kind of treatment in the USA?

posted almost 2 years ago

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

Has Anyone Had Vision Problems With Their Vitiligo?

Has Anyone Had Vision Problems With Their Vitiligo?

I’m 39 and my vitiligo started back in may of this year. It’s on both of my eyebrows and I noticed my vision is getting worse and worse with a lot of sensitivity to light.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

My eye doctor told me that my pigment in my eyes is floating around in the "liquid" in my eyes reducing the sensitivity to light.

posted 6 months ago

Curious

Curious

Just curious has anyone tried Ebook for $37.00 My Vitiligo Cure book by David Paltrow. lots of testimonials. There is so much scam and profit making schemes for Vitiligo cures I have to wonder if anyone has any input?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Hi.
Testimonials are never backed by and MD.
They are just words that someone supposedly wrote.
They are usually words for profit.100 % scam.

posted 10 months ago

Protopic (Tacrolimus) 0.1% Use In Children

Protopic (Tacrolimus) 0.1% Use In Children

Hi my son (8) has been having UVB treatment for vitiligo for about 6 months now with good effect.
The dermatologist has prescribed him Protopic to use alongside the UVB treatment, but everything I can find about it says this concentration shouldn't be used in children under 16yrs and I don't really know what the side effects might be.

Has anyone else used this treatment with there child?
Thanks

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

My son has been using Tacrolimus .03% (Protopic) for @ 2 weeks now. 2XDaily on his eye lids. The side effects are skin burning, stinging, redness or soreness, tingling skin., increased sensitivity of… read more

posted 2 months ago

Anyone Interested In A Vitiligo Clinical Trial?

Anyone Interested In A Vitiligo Clinical Trial?

Please contact me if you are interested in participating. You maybe compensated for your time and travel.

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A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Hello! RaziLudin🙂💜❤️
Welcome! To the Team.

posted 8 months ago
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