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Miniature Punch treatment for Vitiligo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
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User :   i have vitiligo on my penis and lips only, i want to to know that is tattooing possible on penis? or which is the proper method to recolour it ?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   age- 25, gneder- male, occupation : student location - pune
single, no
Doctor :   /Since when are you having it and are there any other itching or
User :   no there is no itiching i am having it form last 3years.
Doctor :   Else where on the Body do you have any light colorations.
Doctor :   on your palms or on your Hands and Foot
User :   i have redissh sopt on my lips ( i am of brownish skin) i am worried as i am going to get married soon.
Doctor :   Since when are you having it ?
Doctor :   Did you have any Sexual interaction with the commercial Sex worker
User :   on my lips the spot is there for one year.
Doctor :   And about the White patch
User :   no i never had any interaction with commercial sex worker
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   With any other partner
User :   never
Doctor :   Topical corticosteroid therapy, & Topical psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) are widely used for the treatment of Vitiligo
Doctor :   Narrow-band ultraviolet B (UVB) therapy, in more resistant cases
User :   i have undergone puva treatement , it was not satisfactory, i wnat to know that is it possible to undergo tattooing on penis?
Doctor :   Have you taken any treatment for the above since you have been having it since 1 year
Doctor :   Yes it would be But then the pain is not as the other areas and is immence
Doctor :   Along with it there are chances of hypersensitivity too
Doctor :   Allergy and reactions to the Dye
Doctor :   Autologous skin grafts or "minipunch" skin transfer can be tried alternatively
Doctor :   In Tattooing, it would be difficult to match your natural skin color.
User :   butis minipunch possible on penis, will i be able to live healthy sexual life?
Doctor :   Yes it cab be tried and should help you too
Doctor :   there is nothing to be worried about the Sexlife after that..
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User :   sir, which will you refer to me either tattooing or minipunch on penis, i am really worried as i am going to ger married?
Doctor :   Mini Punch would be the ideal method that should be done in you..
Doctor :   Sex life will not be affected by it..
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User :sir, what are the charges for mini punch ?
Doctor :   Well that will depend on the extent of the involvement of the skin and it would be based
Doctor :   Examination findings of the Doctor to a large extent
User :   sir, will that change the shape of penis or will look rough?
Doctor :   The procedure is cosmetic based and would not cause any disfigurement..
User :   will my life partner will identify it ? is it identifiable?
Doctor :   Confide in loved ones, Seek understanding and support from her would be my advise to you..
Doctor :   Since it would never be back to its normal self so then it would be good if you can inform her about it and
Doctor :   Get her to understand all about it..
User :   sir i am extremely thankful to you as you give me such good advice and your precious time. thanks a lot.
Doctor :   You are always welcome
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