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Okay For All Of My Blondes Out There, Does Getting Highlights And Lowlights Trigger Your Vitiligo?
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I don’t have any evidence of vitiligo on my scalp yet but certainly don’t want to encourage it. Basically, I don’t feel very cute in my natural boring hair color. Could I just ask my hair dresser to keep the foils far from scalp?

posted September 7
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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Stacey3 I have no qualifications to advice you to permanently dye, highlight or lowlight your blonde hair if you have no evidence of vitiligo in your scalp. I have read articles from medical licensed… read more

posted 1 day ago
Is Vitiligo Genetic
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posted September 2
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How Much Effective Is Opzelura On Tiny Patches On Fingers Compared To Tacrolimus
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posted August 26
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No effect my

posted September 3
My Vitiligo Has Begun To Disappear. Has This Happened To Anyone Else ?
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posted August 26
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If I get small doses of consistent sun, mine "fills in", but for me, it is related to my thyroid. So the worse my thyroid is, the more instances of vitiligo I get. When my thyroid is under control, my… read more

posted September 12
Has Anyone Else Run Into Trouble With Getting Insurance To Cover Your Opzelura? If So, How Did Your Medical Team Get It Approved?
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posted August 25
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Hi this is Loretta Bush and I work in Dermatology
You can watch a short video Alecia and I did on how to get Opzulara covered and also get free tubes
It’s on her Facebook I believe and the MN… read more

posted September 6
Looking For A Specialist In/ Near Herndon, Virginia Or Norther Va
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Im looking for a doctor in Northern Virginia Washington DC that specialize in for Vitiligo. Any recommendations?

posted August 19
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I was thinking about getting a halo cosmetic procedure to lessen surface lines and give my skin a more even texture, as well as reduces large pores. There are so many different procedures out there… read more

posted August 23
Using Vitamins & Minerals To Treat Vitiligo
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Hi all.. I just wondered if anyone has tried the use of vitamin b12/d3, folic acid and possibly copper and zinc tablets to treat/cure vitiligo and if you have, what results did you get please?

posted August 19
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I take co-enzyme B complex with folate as I have a genetic eye condition known as PEX and at least one of my doctors feels there could be a correlation with vitiligo.no results on skin after about a… read more

posted August 26 (edited)
Is There Any Link Between Hypothyroidism And Vitiligo ?
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posted August 18
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Vitiligo Has Treatment?
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posted August 12
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Is Anyone Know Why Some Spots Are Growing So Fast? I Signed Up For Webinar Coming Up On Aug 22nd With Incyte To Ask More Questions.
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posted August 11
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I learned stress causes it to spread.

posted August 11
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