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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!

To avoid spammers on the network, we have to approve your membership after you sign up to join (filling out the profile questions helps us a lot). If you send spam or inappropriate messages you will be banned from the network. If you receive unsolicited off-topic messages, or see any inappropriate material here, please report it. We have a no-tolerance policy for those who claim a "cure" or use this space to advertise.

So glad you are here!

--Steve

P.S. Commercial posts, including repeated endorsements of "cures," will be removed.

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Guidelines for wearing masks for patients with vitiligo

Guidelines for wearing masks for patients with vitiligo Because patients with vitiligo wear masks for a long time, their skin suffers mechanical damage such ...
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kadir cesitli replied to Esteban's discussion 'Ruxolitinib Cream to treat Vitiligo'
"FDA is too slow for such approvals.I believe that is one of the most important candidates for a remedy for Vitiligo.They should have emphaty.For instance the Russian authorities shall approve covid 19 vaccine next week,In such cases they should give…"
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Jackie O replied to Julie's discussion 'Best sunblock for face'
"PS:  The sheen of my face in my portrait picture is just from the reflection of glass. "
Jul 30
Jackie O replied to Julie's discussion 'Best sunblock for face'
"I'm completely depigmented, which I accomplished deliberately (I just finished off what nature started).  That said, protection from the sun is a priority. I use Neutragena Ultra Sheer 70 with Helioplex. It gives me a nice matted…"
Jul 30
dorothy posted a blog post

Dr. Chang Hongshun from Huahai Vitiligo Hospital shared: Precautions for summer phototherapy

The so-called phototherapy is a method of using the biological efficacy of light to treat vitiligo. Ultraviolet light is…See More
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Ruxolitinib Cream to treat Vitiligo

Started by Esteban. Last reply by kadir cesitli on Sunday. 1 Reply

I have been hearing a lot about this cream.A few articles below or just google "Ruxolitinib Cream to treat Vitiligo"…Continue

Best sunblock for face

Started by Julie. Last reply by Jackie O Jul 30. 4 Replies

What does everyone use for sunblock. I have sensitive skin. Sometimes oily sometimes dry. I’m starting to see vitiligo around my mouth. Just curious, looking for a good product.

Hair Dyeing and Vitiligo

Started by Sinthu. Last reply by Collette Lee Jul 13. 4 Replies

HelloI have a close relative that has started having vitiligo. The relative had symmetrical two white patches above the eyelids. She died her hair thereafter and shortly after two symmetrical patches…Continue

Vitiligo hazards

Started by Lucy X. Last reply by Collette Lee Jul 13. 2 Replies

Vitiligo hazards Vitiligo can be life-threatening under certain conditions, such as complicated by skin cancer or suicide due to inferiority complex. The harms of vitiligo can be summarized as…Continue

Recover

Started by dinesh. Last reply by tony punjabi Jul 10. 5 Replies

Since 2011 i hv this,,,i stop medicine 2018 but now i recover wothout too much efforts,,its just lifestyle diseases,if anyone wants to know i will helpContinue

I have vitiligo, will my children have vitiligo, too?

Started by Lucy X Jun 29. 0 Replies

Children born to parents who both have the disorder are more likely to develop vitiligo.However, most children will not get vitiligo even if one parent has it. In children with focal and segmental…Continue

How to Cure Vitiligo Naturally 2020

Started by Lucy X Jun 28. 0 Replies

Vitiligo is a common occurrence pigmental skin disease. This disease have the features of limited or generalized depigmentation formed white patches. Clinically divided it into two common types…Continue

New One

Started by Urvashi Atri. Last reply by Ahmed May 13. 1 Reply

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Use of tacrolimus

Started by Shweta. Last reply by Esteban May 2. 10 Replies

Anybody using tacros 0.1% and have observed the results/ repigmentation.Please share how to apply and how many time to apply and if using UVB lamp along with it helps ?Continue

Covid 19 and vitiligo

Started by kadir cesitli. Last reply by Rhonda Apr 15. 1 Reply

Do you think vitiligo is a disadvantage against the risk of Corona virus threat? I believe the vitiligo may have the risk of thyroid and autoimmunity problems then it may be a risk for such virus…Continue

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