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Welcome to the Vitiligo friends network. This is a place where those with Vitiligo, their family, and their friends can share information and stay in touch. Started in 2007, we are now over 7,000 members!

Please consider going to the forum and posting a welcome message. Be sure to let us know what part of the world you are from. You can also use the search box at the top right to look for topics that are already in discussion!

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Jack Lee commented on Jack Lee's blog post 'The doctor made the round of ward twice. One was on 23, January, the other was on 27 February. Can you find the change of the young boy during one month?'
"We cure vitiligo based on traditional Chinese medicine, this treatment technology called "Black and White Cure Together". Different condition, different treatment project."
yesterday
Robot replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Protopic can be found in any pharmacy.  It usually needs prescription from Doctors. Yes, you can use both along, but not at the same time. Protocol suggestion: Protopic in the morning and afternoon (mainly face); Pseudocatalase at night, 15 min…"
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pankaj gupta liked shivani angel's profile
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Sue replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Sorry to hear about the dermatologist in your area giving false hope to these people! Vitiligo can be helped. There are short term topical steroids you can use to stop the spreading, then use of UVB light with Tacrolimus to regain…"
yesterday
Ryan O neill replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Robot Where would I get that protopic Cream you were telling me about for my face How do I use it and would I have to use the cream along with light treatment ? Sorry for all the questions"
yesterday
Ryan O neill liked Robot's discussion Breaking paradigma regarding vitiligo on face
yesterday
Robot replied to Robot's discussion 'Breaking paradigma regarding vitiligo on face'
"Ryan, Check this post."
yesterday
Robot replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Hi  Ryan, Regarding   "...everyone is saying it’s not possible to get pigment back...",  be certain it's a lie!  You can repigment. Some places are harder to re-pigment than others.  Hands, for…"
yesterday
Robot replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Ryan, Yes. In a near future. However, don't wait for that. Start treating properly asap. Remember that oxidative stress is the main vitiligo cause, besides genetic pre-disposition. So, special attention on its definition below. →Oxidative…"
yesterday
Ryan O neill replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Thanks robot your very helpful Just out of curiosity do you think that they will be a cure for vitiligo and If so how long do you think we have to wait"
yesterday
Ryan O neill replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"Sue i live in a small town in Ireland and my moms friend went to a lot of dermatologists in their area as her sun has vitiligo and they said they couldn’t help him so I kind of don’t know what to do"
yesterday
Robot replied to Ryan O neill's discussion 'Help'
"It's possible, since joints are one of the MIA generators.  MIA is a protein that detaches good melanocytes (and melanomas). However, it doesn't mean that you can not treat vitiligo and have success on it. Brief Description About…"
yesterday

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Started by Ryan O neill. Last reply by Robot yesterday. 21 Replies

I am 19 and have patches on my face and I am really struggling socializing and leaving the house what can I do about my vitiligo

Breaking paradigma regarding vitiligo on face

Started by Robot. Last reply by Robot yesterday. 1 Reply

According to new studies, physical trauma, friction, injuries and oxidative stress on a daily basis might be the main causative reasons for vitiligo spreading. If you have patches on your face or if…Continue

what should vitiligo patients wear in summer

Started by dorothy. Last reply by dorothy on Tuesday. 2 Replies

some vitiligo patients do not want to show their white spots to other ,so what should vitiligo patients wear in summer ? it is really a problem .if you have any good idea ,please share with us .Continue

Excersise

Started by Ryan O neill. Last reply by Robot on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Does exercise and cold showers help for vitiligo?

What is the effect of weather on vitiligo?

Started by Jack Lee. Last reply by Jack Lee on Monday. 2 Replies

What is the effect of weather on vitiligoContinue

Luxury unisex hairsalons

Started by Priyalakshmi. Last reply by Chinna on Sunday. 4 Replies

I love to do makeup all day and when I was looking for a make over,I was recommended WINK by a friend. Wink is the best makeover…Continue

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Marijuana can cure Vitiligo

Started by Manuj Sharma. Last reply by Manuj Sharma on Saturday. 7 Replies

I am using Marijuana, Cannabis,Ganja Bhang from last 4 or 5 years and its helping me out.My patches are going slowly slowly.Patches spreading speed depends on your mentally situation because when you…Continue

Sun

Started by Ryan O neill Apr 19. 0 Replies

Is sun good or bad for vitiligo

Vitiligo treatment by Panchgavya

Started by Manuj Sharma. Last reply by Manuj Sharma Apr 17. 1 Reply

Indian scriptures tell us that the cow is a gift of the gods to the human race. It is a celestial being born of the churning of the cosmic ocean. Guias the cow is called in Hindi, is symbolic of…Continue

attitudes for vitiligo

Started by merry. Last reply by Aaron Huerta Apr 15. 1 Reply

We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate it,it oppresses.for all vitiligo patients. email:hhbdfyy@163.com whatsapp:8618766636816Continue

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