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Treatment for vitiligo?

hi, i m from currently working as a research scientist in panacea biotech ltd. My youngest sister is having a skin disease known as vitiligo. She has some white patches on her body. She is getting the treatment from army doctors, as my father is in defense, for the last 3 yrs. She still have the same. Is there any treatment for this disease. My sister is 14 yrs old. Regards
Asked On : Thu, 10 Dec 2009
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We think you might have gathered some information about Vitiligo. We can understand the changes in your sister's skin can result in stress and worries about the appearance. Vitiligo is a condition in which your skin loses melanin, the pigment that determines the color of your skin, hair and eyes. Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or no longer form melanin causing slowly enlarging white patches of irregular shapes to appear on your skin. The goal of treatment is to stop or slow the progression of pigment loss and, if you desire, attempt to return some color to your skin. The latest advances are included at this link which includes Psoralen, PUVA and Narrow band Ultra Violet. If the patches are small the distressing color can be camouflaged with melanocyte transfer and re growing the skin over it. Lot of research is pending in the treatment but yet there is no complete cure for vitiligo at treating the cause. We can help you getting the Grafting over patches or Melanocyte Transfer procedures and re-growing the skin done if you are in Bangalore or take time to get it done here.
Answered: Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Homeopath Dr. Rangadhar Satapathy's  Response
Hi! greetings from health care magic
Vitiligo as you know is an auto imune disorder where the melanocytes are getting spoil and there is lack of synthesis of melanin. so the treatment procedure should be to modification of body immune power and to enahnce the melanin synthesis. So in this regards constitutional homeopathty treatment may be helpful . you can try . visit at
Answered: Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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Vitiligo has solution in homeopathy, safely . When medication fails, surgery comes in, surgical treatment involves melanocyte transplant, but again it depends on the location and area affected. So I would suggest you try homoeopathy for this.
Answered: Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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