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Suggest alternative treatment for vitiligo

My daughter suffering from vitiligo last five years.her age11 years old I have treated all the paths like allopathic,homeopathic,ayurveda but no effect.Recently she is taking ayurveda But no results. Plz can u help me If u say I send pic of white patches
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
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Hello, greetings! Thanks for the query. Vitilligo is treated depending on the site and extent of the lesion. It may be treated by a compound called psoralens which may be locally applied or taken by mouth depending on the extent. Also ultravoilet light therapy (UV-A) may help. Steroids can be used for recent lesions and also to produce better response. Newer immunomodulator drugs have been discovered. I suggest you consult a local dermatologist so that he can do a thorough inspection and decide about the best treatment modality.
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