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Food restrictions to be followed for vitiligo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi XXX
User :   Is there any food control for Leucoderma (Vitiligo)
Doctor :   No, XXXXXXXX there is no recommended food control for Vitiligo
Doctor :   Diet has no proven role in control of this problem
User :   I'm adviced to not to take any item related to tamarind, tomato, lemon by a doctor who is an MBBS...
User :   So as per your advice, no need to follow this ?
Doctor :   But vitamin supplementation may help as some people with vitiligo - have been shown to have low Vit C/ B12 levels
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there is no proven diet treatment for Vitiligo
User :   Vitamin supplementation??? I'm not so clear with this term. Could you please explain?
Doctor :   It means taking a multivitamin supplement likeXXX may help in some cases of Vitiligo
User :   Thank you Doctor
Doctor :   welcome XXX
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thats it Doctor! Thank you verymuch for your help
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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