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Vitiligo spot on hand, reddish, blisters, darkness in surrounding area. Is the darkness temporary or permanent?

I have a vitiligo spot on my hand. I was recommended an application of melanocyl lotion in the morning followed by exposure to sun. In the night I was asked to apply imograf ointment. I have developed reddishiness in the inflicted area with blisters. The surrounding area has also gotten darker and highly pigmented. What should I do?..Is the darkness in the surrounding area temporaary or permamanent. Please let me know.
Asked On : Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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Hi the darness around the site is only temporary.this is most commonly seen condition in day to day clinical practice.so we advice the patients to apply melanocyl lotion mixed with vaseline in the ratio of 2:8and exposed to sun for five to ten minutes and apply the sunscreen around the site to protect it from sunlight.already formed darkness can be decreased by application of moisteriser
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