BSF - vitiligo

14-17Aug2017

ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their vitiligo questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anjali Mahto, Dr Nisith Sheth and Dr Anton Alexandroff kindly joined us to give advice and support for coping with vitiligo and the treatment options available. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Anjali Mahto

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Nisith Sheth

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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Is there any connection with Vitiligo starting from a fungal infection ? Lindentree, 17th Aug 2017

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Any link between Vitiligo and Rosacea?

I have Rosacea and have noticed one pale patch on my arm. Is Rosacea linked to Vililigo? annie12468, 17th Aug 2017

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Can you catch this or is it hereditary ? ERCOT, 17th Aug 2017

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What can I do about the patches on my skin fatima Aswat, 17th Aug 2017

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vitiligo

I am not sure if this has been asked before but is vitiligo genetic? Tildalll, 17th Aug 2017

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Hi I would like to know the reason for vitiligo why does it happen to some people as my dad has it yet he had normal skin before... LB482, 17th Aug 2017

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Does living in an hard water area make vitiligo worse?

I've noticed my daughters vitiligo is less bad when we stay in soft water areas, so wondering if it would be beneficial not to u... benjamin1990, 17th Aug 2017

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Progression?

Hello, I have a close friend who has vitiligo so this is quite helpful for me to be able to ask, as I don't always want to ask ... missisabel, 17th Aug 2017

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Are there other conditions related to Vitiligo?

I also suffer from lupis and an underactive thyroid - are these related? TracyKNixon, 17th Aug 2017

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Why does Vitiligo spread and can I prevent it?

I suffer from Vitiligo and have patches that have started to spread from my face onto my neck. Can you tell me what factors are... weaver33, 16th Aug 2017

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