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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:

Did your vitiligo increase post vaccination?

posted 1 day ago

Can Antiviral Medications Help Vitiligo Or Make It Worse?

Can Antiviral Medications Help Vitiligo Or Make It Worse?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I don’t have an answer but it’s a great question-anybody Know?

posted 7 days ago

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 about 1 year 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 14 days ago

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:

Every thing starts with your Gut So if you have Gut issues address those First(Leaky Gut Candid or Digestive issues)

posted 5 days ago

Stress Trigger?

Stress Trigger?

Can anyone explain why stress triggers vitiligo or makes it spread more quickly?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

When a person in under stress the body creates hormones called cortisol, which makes the vitiligo increase

posted 3 months ago

I Have Melasma And Vitiligo

I Have Melasma And Vitiligo

I am going through menopause and developed dark patches of Melasma on my cheeks. I also have small white patches of vitiligo. Being brown I am now 3 colours on my face!. My vitiligo appears trauma induced and is present on elbows, arms and knees.
I wonder when the melasma goes if vitiligo will replace the dark patches? Has anyone experienced this?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Your body copes in different ways. I hope you feel better soon x

posted 4 months ago

Narrowband UVB Light Therapy

Narrowband UVB Light Therapy

Can anyone tell me if they have used light therapy and the success rate? Thanks

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

I’ve been going 1 x a week for about 9 months. It has worked great and kept it from appearing anywhere else . Will I have to do it off and on . Yes I will but it’s worth it .

posted 3 months ago

Stress And Vitiligo

Stress And Vitiligo

My daughter's Vitiligo spread like wild fire after her year end exam. She is only 12 and are not naturally prone to stress at all and exams at her age are not even that big a deal. This is worrying to me as there are a lot more stressful events to come. We do not put ANY pressure on any of our kids for marks at school - they must just always do their best - we know what each one's potential is. So I really try to "de-stress" all possible stressful situations from my side. Anyone with advise… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

That’s a hard one because these last 2 years my vit has been “ off the chain! Progression. But I’m trying to educate myself more, make some dietary changes, get more rest & exercise, will see if it… read more

posted about 1 year ago
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