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Does Vitiligo Put Us At Risk For Other Diseases, And If So, Which?

Does Vitiligo Put Us At Risk For Other Diseases, And If So, Which?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

Actually science is showing that Vitiligo is more of a deterrent for skin cancer. Because of the auto immune factor our immune disease fights off melanoma more than other people since it is over… read more

posted 3 months 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:

Diabetes and Essential Thromboliciema

posted 3 months ago

Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) Phototherapy

Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) Phototherapy

When my vitiligo started I was treated with this medication and also tripsoralen I had to take the pills half an hour later take a sun cover very well my eyes. Very expensive medication. But between has skin cancer or cure the vitiligo I choose not continue with this medication ( it was for years) not result wasting money a frustrating

A MyVitiligoTeam Member said:

That’s the right actitud. When people Drs etc notice that you are anxious to find cure for your condition they take advantage of this , very few people really want to help you. I went to a lot. I… read more

posted about 1 year ago