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Is Vitiligo A Fungus Causing The Discoloration? Has Anyone Else Been Told That It’s Also Associated With Thyroid Disorders?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

While it may not be a fungus, I have experiened a higher susceptibility to fungal infections on my skin. It makes me wonder if skin biome composition interacts with fungus differently
I have read… read more

posted March 20
Vitiligo On Hands
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If anyone would be so kind as to answer this question. I know everyone’s spots are different and unique, but was just getting a sense of an idea on what’s going on with my hands. Even though this can be different for everyone, this helps me get a bit calm in understanding how it happened to others, plus I LOVE hearing everyone’s story about how it started with vitiligo. This helps me not feel so alone with this next chapter of vitiligo.

I pray this doesn’t seem intrusive to anyone. So if… read more

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

VitiPower hello and I hope you're doing well! I'm blessed and happy to see another day. I suggest you make an appointment with your dermatologist to address, have exam and tests to find out why you… read more

posted April 25
Has Anyone After COVID-19 Vaccination Noticed Increase Or Flare Up In Their White Spots?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I got vaccinated in May 2021 with my first dose and by the end of July 2021, I noticed a sudden flare up and rapid progression.
I don't know if it is because of the vaccine because I was on antibiotics for a month in June.
This also raises another question, has anyone noticed increase in their vitiligo post/during the use of antibiotics?

Thank you all in advance.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Think stress is the worst thing for it.

posted February 5
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COVID-19 Vaccination And Vitiligo
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

no change.

posted August 3, 2023
I Was Told By A Health Provider To Take Vitamin D3 And Magnesium Glycinate To Slow Down The Vitiligo.
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have no insurance. And want some insite as to what I can use over the counter to fade the vitiligo spots? It's spreading everywhere faster than ever before. Is it something I am eating?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Mamabear4
Thank You for your advice and for reaching out to me. It's appreciated. I was told that stress is the main cause of this autoimmune deficiency. And to me it's difficult to handle everyday… read more

posted March 29
I'm 54y/o Black Woman. I've Been Told That I Looked Like My 30's Or 40's UNTIL My Vitiligo Came. Has Anyone Seemed To Age Faster?
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Yes! I started looking on pinterest and found people that enhanced their face with makeup. Not full face but eyes and lipsticks and it helps!

posted May 8
I Started Using Opzelura. Curious If Anyone Else Is Using It? How Long Have You Used It And Have You Seen Any Results?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have been using it for two months now. I apply it two times a day. I also do light treatments for some areas. I was hoping others could share their expereinces.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I am using daily. 2x a day. It has helped the eyebrows a lot since this post, but my cheeks continue to see depigmentation in areas of application. What light do you use?

posted April 6
What Do You Look Forward To Accomplishing In 2023?
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Awesome! My husband is a YA author. What is your book about?

posted April 5, 2023
Can Antiviral Medications Help Vitiligo Or Make It Worse?
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I don’t have an answer but it’s a great question-anybody Know?

posted September 12, 2021
Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Here is a link to what I believe is the best video on youtube with the latest and greatest details on current and up and coming vitiligo treatments as well as recommended vitamins and their… read more

posted January 8, 2023
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