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White vitiligo in arm, chest and back, segmental vitiligo, turning black. Solution?

sir,Im from Sri lanka,I have skin problem since my childhood,there are white vitiligo in my left arm , chest and upper back,according to my parents ,they say it was arisen after i got tripple vaccinating,Recently I was consulted a dermatologist and he has mentioned this a a segmental vitiligo,Now Im 31 ,eventhough in my few years before this vitiligo could be clearly visible now it is turnning to black,could you please consult me about the case and what I have to do
Asked On : Tue, 1 May 2012
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Vitiligo is an autoimmune dermatosis, may be genetically inherited. It may occur at any age and may heal in some patients without any treatment. In your case the lesions are healing with few treatment. Take psoralen compound containing drugs. Take immunobooster like levamisole. You apply psoralen containing lotion or cream. You may apply tacrolimus oint. on lesions for long time. Take sun exposure daily for 5 min after psoralen cream application. You may be benefitted.

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Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Tue, 5 Nov 2013
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