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How to avoid the genetic effect of Vitiligo?

Hi, my husband has suffered from vitiligo since he was a kid. His father also suffers from the disease. I am currently 6 months pregnant and are wondering if there are any prevention options for our baby?
Asked On : Tue, 24 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Vitiligo has hereditary tendency so chances of having vitiligo in the child is possible.
As it passes genetically , there is no prevention option for baby.
ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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  User's Response
for prevention now no option for child,
wait upto delivery ,but there will chance for hereditary
thanking you
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
vitiligo has many reason still exact cause is still not found
heredity and autoimmune play major role
but it is not necessory that it runs in each generation
there is chance that ur baby will not have vitiligo
there is no medicine to prevent it
but u can do-
-avoid any minor trauma to his skin
-wear him full cloths
-give him healthy diet accoding to age
-use only good moisturizer cream like venusia ,nothing else
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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