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I have been suffering from Vitiligo, kindly advice me

Hello, I am 27 years old. I have been suffering from Vitiligo for past 10 years, and it is stable for around 7 years now. It does not respond any more to any ,medication. I consulted some doctors and have been advised plastic surgery . The remaining spots are small and are located at scrotum and penis. The doctor has adviced, excision and Z plasty for the smaller patches and Melanocyte transplant for one relatively large patch. I am not able to decide what to do. Not sure how safe it is. Kindly advice.
Asked On : Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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I think you should go for melanocyte replacement therapy for all your lesions. It is a safe and effective therapy. You may also consider localized phototherapy. Continue your medical treatment till then. I have been working on vitiligo for the past 4 years and can assure you that you will be fine after the procedure. Avoid getting the lesions excised.
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