Vitiligo Friends

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Welcome!

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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Heidi Savage posted a discussion

A chance to get your questions answered

Hey guys! Hope you’re all having a lovely day!I’ve had vitiligo for 15 years and have been in remission for several years now. I’m currently in the process of putting a blog together, which will provide knowledge and understanding about this disease…See More
Wednesday
Ketan replied to Ketan's discussion 'Vitiligo Treatment'
"Hey Sue thank you. Will explore the possibility in my region. Ketan"
Tuesday
Sue replied to Ketan's discussion 'Vitiligo Treatment'
"Topical steroids like Clobetasol will help stop the spreading. Don't listen to all the naysayers about steroids, as long as you use them as directed, there is low risk. That is what I used for first few months after my diagnosis, now I am using…"
Monday
Ketan replied to Ketan's discussion 'Vitiligo Treatment'
"Hey thanks this does really help. Will look for this option as well. Regards and my best Ketan"
Monday
Sheeba replied to Ketan's discussion 'Vitiligo Treatment'
"Hi Ketan, ofcourse spreading of vitiligo bothers much..still u should overcome this by diverting urself.. I'm having homeopathy medicines for more than 3 years n it prevents spreading.  Though I tried so many kinda treatment homeopathy…"
May 19
Fareed Ahmad joined Michael Spruill's group
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May 19
Kitten replied to amit's discussion 'tacrolimus ointment 0.1 w/w'
"Hmm I’ve used it before and it hard no effect but guess it works different for everyone "
May 18
Esteban replied to amit's discussion 'tacrolimus ointment 0.1 w/w'
"it is actually effective on all your parts of all your body however because it's so expensive I only use it for my face"
May 18
Kitten replied to amit's discussion 'tacrolimus ointment 0.1 w/w'
"So I think this is only really effective  for face and neck not other body parts."
May 18
Thomas Trantham commented on April Mitchell's photo
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no makeup -

"I have always hated the way I looked because of vitiligo.  You wear it well. "
May 17
Thomas Trantham posted a photo
May 17
Quentin Hémery liked April Mitchell's photo
May 15

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A chance to get your questions answered

Started by Heidi Savage on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Hey guys! Hope you’re all having a lovely day!I’ve had vitiligo for 15 years and have been in remission for several years now. I’m currently in the process of putting a blog together, which will…Continue

Vitiligo Treatment

Started by Ketan. Last reply by Ketan on Tuesday. 9 Replies

I am looking for controlling the spread. It's almost covered the exposed areas. Currently in Mumbai and don't want to try allopathic other than UVB if effective.Looking for suggestions and also…Continue

tacrolimus ointment 0.1 w/w

Started by amit. Last reply by Kitten May 18. 9 Replies

tacrolimus ointment 0.1 w/w very effective for small patchesContinue

Newly diagnosed I am devastated!!

Started by Maria. Last reply by Dave Catrain May 12. 8 Replies

I am 32 female married living in London and have one son who is 2.I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroid last year and this month with vitiligo.I have it on my hands and I don’t still know how to…Continue

Welcome!

Started by Steve Hargadon. Last reply by Dave Catrain May 12. 266 Replies

I started this network because I have vitiligo. My vitiligo is very moderate, and I am light-skinned, so may not be too noticeable. But I've always wanted some more immediate forum for those with…Continue

New Clinical Trial for Vitiligo at 5 locations of US

Started by Sue. Last reply by Sue Apr 28. 4 Replies

CLINICAL TRIALNEW CLINICAL TRIAL IS AVAILABLE FOR VITILIGOWe are pleased to share news about a new nationwide clinical trial for vitiligo. The name of the trial is “An Open-Label Pilot Study of the…Continue

Avoiding vitiligo on face

Started by Robot. Last reply by Sue Apr 12. 1 Reply

According to my studies, physical trauma, friction, pressure, injuries and oxidative stress on a daily…Continue

Creating a whatts app group

Started by Sumit. Last reply by Sumit Mar 27. 3 Replies

Hi,Everyone hope this message reaches to you in good health,I would like to invite you all as i am planning to start a whattsapp group for people like us, so that we all will be connected every time…Continue

Physician guide

Started by srinatha. Last reply by srinatha Mar 19. 1 Reply

Any one tried octamop lotion guyd

Does Vitamin D help with Vitiligo?

Started by Rekha Jain. Last reply by sukrutha Mar 18. 2 Replies

Dr Joseph Georghy, a Sydney based cosmetic surgeon says that almost all of his patients with vitiligo has been found to be deficient in vitamin D. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in normal immune…Continue

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    Uniquely Beautiful showcases the unique beauty of those with Vitiligo--both for others to see, and for those of us with Vitiligo to appreciate our own beauty. While our VitiligoFriends.org is a private network, Uniquely Beautiful is a separate site for public view in order to encourage others with Vitiligo. However, there are no names or contact information, just photos of faces.

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