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Suggest treatment for vitiligo

I am having problem of Vitiligo from last 1 year. two new spots are arrived on my face. I am so worried. Previous spot is at bump from last 1 year. no change in that. please guide me which treatement I should take. I had applied Q-on lotion and affected area and exposed it to sun. die to which my skin burned little bit and black patches are displaying out the spot.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015
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Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have vitiligo which is because the melanin producing cell melanocyte dies due to certain factors which produce white patches. It could be due to disorders in which immune system attacks melanocytes, related to hereditary and trigger by factors like excess sun exposure, chemicals or stress. I would suggest you to :-

- Protect your skin from sun by applying sunscreen with SPF 50 .

- Soak psoralea seeds in ginger juice for three days . After three days rub them to remove there out covering , then dried then , The take 1 gram poeder with milk daily for 40 days . It is very effective .

- Apply turmeric powder mix with honey for 15 minuts daily.

Consult dermatologist for proper evaluation. Doctor may prescribe topical corticosteroids , vitamin D supplement, ginkgo biloba or drugs to suppress immune system.

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.

Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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Suggest treatment for vitiligo

Hi Dear, Welcome to HCM. Understanding your concern. As per your query you have vitiligo which is because the melanin producing cell melanocyte dies due to certain factors which produce white patches. It could be due to disorders in which immune system attacks melanocytes, related to hereditary and trigger by factors like excess sun exposure, chemicals or stress. I would suggest you to :- - Protect your skin from sun by applying sunscreen with SPF 50 . - Soak psoralea seeds in ginger juice for three days . After three days rub them to remove there out covering , then dried then , The take 1 gram poeder with milk daily for 40 days . It is very effective . - Apply turmeric powder mix with honey for 15 minuts daily. Consult dermatologist for proper evaluation. Doctor may prescribe topical corticosteroids , vitamin D supplement, ginkgo biloba or drugs to suppress immune system. Hope your concern has been resolved. Get Well Soon. Best Wishes, Dr. Harry Maheshwari