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Treatment for vitaligo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Docotor
I need your advice for vitaligo treatment
User :   Thanks for Joining
User :   Doctor,
Doctor :   vitiligo is a disorder where in there is lack of melanocytes in the skin and hence lack of melanin so the skin become de pigmented
User :   i have got one patches of white spot on my feet at joints.
User :   and few are coming on feet itself, but are very small
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have noticed it two years before but it didn't increased much. it is 1 inch spreaded
Doctor :   the treatment for vitiligo depends on steroids
User :   i was runing through english medicine and using melanocyl with sunlight exposure for five minutes, a-z capsules and topgraf 10mg ointments
User :   now i am looking for some homeopathy treatment,
Doctor :   ok
User :   I believe stillia m in early stage of disease , please suggest me best treatment/ doctor for it in Bangalore.
Doctor :   You can avail such treatment from batra clinics which are homeopahty based
User :   *still i am in
User :   sorry to say but i haven't got good feedback from my friends and also i visited there but they were asking me to go for a treatment of 3 -4 years.
Doctor :   give me a moment while i can get some info for you
User :   any other suggestion or doctor.. or if you can advice me something
User :   sure, thanks a lot
User :   great,
User :   do u know personally this clinic , would you suggest me this as best option. nevermind, but i don't want to take any chance and waste my time.
Doctor :   i do understand your appehension
User :   Thanks Doc.
User :   Would you like to suggest me any medicine / suggestion?
Doctor :   this center specialises in melanocyte transplantation which helps much better than any medicine
Doctor :   as it addreesses the core issue causing the disease itself
User :   is it a homeopathy/surgery kind of treatment?
Doctor :   its a Allopathic mode of treatment
User :   aha.. please advice me any homeo treatment. I heard and read articles where homeo are suggested more over allopathic.
Doctor :   the other medications for vitiligo include oral steroids and also PUVA therapy as well
User :   since i am allready runing through best dermatologist of bangalore Dr AAAAAAA
Doctor :   For homeo therapy, i would suggest you to vist any clinic of batra clinic
User :   k
User :   Do u have any idea that what is the probability to get it cure now a days?
Doctor :   the condition is difficult to cure
Doctor :   but in about 4 % cases there is a good response to raly therapu
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