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Is PUVA treatment for vitiligo dangerous?

Is PUVA treatment for vitiligo dangerous. I hear UVA rays cause skin cancer?
Asked On : Wed, 30 Dec 2009
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PUVA treatments are not dangerous when done under a Doctor?s close supervision. Make sure and wear a jock strap to protect the family jewels, as this area needs extra UVA protection. As your treatments progress your Doctor will monitor your skin every 12 treatments or so. .Generally speaking the upper limit for PUVA treatments is 2-300 but after 100 you have to make sure the Doctor is carefully monitoring your skin condition for changes or potential skin cancers.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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