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Vitiligo on lips. Prescribed trioxsalen tablets, with omnacortil. Surgery required?

Dear sir, I am suffering from vitiligo , which have only confined to my lips . I consulted to a doctor, who prescribed me trioxsalen tablets, with omnacortil . He suggested me to expose the affected area on the sun right after taking these medicines. It being 1 year and i see no improvement. Then i also consulted with a doctor in l, he said surgery is the best option, coz medicines takes long time to cure. I am totally lost, suggest me what best i can do..?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM.
Sorry to say that there is no magic treatment for vitiligo. Its' treatment options are slowly responsive and somewhat frustating.
But all of these response very well for some individual.
Don,t be hopeless.
I like to suggest you the following
you could apply Eledel cream/ ointment (a pimacrolimus) twice daily for several months and need follow up monthly.
With regards,
Answered: Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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