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Tests for Vitiligo

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Antibodies are proteins made by your immune system. They help your body recognize and fight infections. Normally antibodies target foreign materials, like bacteria ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A skin self-examination is a test you can perform on yourself to check for abnormalities in your skin, such as sores, bumps, or changes in skin color or texture. It...  More
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A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often v...  More
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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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Medical Procedures for Vitiligo

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Ultraviolet B Phototherapy
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Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is the use of a specialized machine to emit only a specific wavelength of the light spectrum. Light therapy consists of e...  More
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Biologic Therapy
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Photochemotherapy with Psoralens and Ultraviolet A (PUVA) Photochemotherapy
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Depigmentation Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Vitiligo

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A skin graft is a surgical procedure that involves removing skin from one part of your body (the donor site) and moving it, or transplanting it, to a different part...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Vitiligo

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HYDROQUINONE (hahy droh kwi NOHN) is applied to the the skin to lighten areas that have darkened. Some products also contain sunscreens.  More
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METHOXSALEN (me THOK suh luhn) is a skin coloring and light sensitizing agent. This medicine is given before ultraviolet radiation. It is used to treat severe psori...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Vitiligo

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HYDROQUINONE (hahy droh kwi NOHN) is applied to the the skin to lighten areas that have darkened. Some products also contain sunscreens.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Vitiligo What's this?

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Ginkgo biloba has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Today, it is one of the top selling herbs in the United States. Ginkgo is used for the treatment of ...  More
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Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin. Folate occurs naturally in food and folic acid is the synthetic form of this vitamin. Folic acid is we...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Khella ( Ammi visnaga ) was originally cultivated by the ancient Egyptians who used it to treat many ailments, including urinary tract diseases. It was also used in...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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