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Treatment for skin disease vitiligo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Pigmentation Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   Good Morning Doc.
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Iam having a serious prob
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a boy friend
User :   who is having a starting white patches
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   his grand father had it
User :   Please give me a solution
Doctor :   since when does he have this problem?
User :   he has not noticed but its not spread
User :   its still in the toes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are they located?
User :   on the toes
Doctor :   ok
User :   and middle of fingers in leg
Doctor :   has it spread recently?
User :   Yes.
User :   Before it was not there
Doctor :   ok
User :   how to cure this doc
Doctor :   is there any loss of sensation in those problems?
User :   Please help me i am very much tense
Doctor :   areas?
User :   There is no sensation
Doctor :   ok
User :   only on the legs
Doctor :   does he have any tingling and numbness in those areas?
Doctor :   or in his legs?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
User :   If you touch also he wont feel it
User :   No sencation
Doctor :   the most common cause is vitiligo
Doctor :   the cause ins unknown
User :   wat is vitligo..???
Doctor :   its a skin disorder where the pigment in
Doctor :   a specific area
User :   Ok
Doctor :   goes away
Doctor :   there are several treatments like phototherapy
Doctor :   steroids and certain oitments
User :   We visited a skin doc yesterday he says it will not stop it will spread all over the body
User :   Ok
Doctor :   he also needs to be further evaluated
User :   Ok
Doctor :   i suggest that he gets himself
Doctor :   thoroughly examined by a dermatologist
User :   Any one a good doc
Doctor :   and get a lepromin test
User :   please suggest me
Doctor :   also
User :   Ok
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes this is my contact details
User :   you can call me any time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we can fix the appointment.
Doctor :   If you wish,
User :   Or please provide me your contact details
User :   i want to know how much it would charge for a cure
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   Yes plsss
User :   Ok
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User :   thank
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   Nothing much
Doctor :   ok
User :   if iam geting through this 'i'll be very much thank full to you
Doctor :   u r welcome
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Doctor :   bye
User :   Thanks a lott byee byee
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