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Is it vitiligo?

Postby spottypjs on Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:00 pm

I have had what I thought was vitiligo on my arm for a long time. The doctor told me it was vitiligo however it is actually patches of darker skin, rather than patches of lighter skin. However, when I questioned the doctor over this, he just said it was vitiligo. Any idea?
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Re: Is it vitiligo?

Postby Dr Zainab Laftah on Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:43 pm

Dear Spottypjs

Thank you for your question. It is difficult to give accurate advice without examining your skin. I would therefore recommend that you see either a GP with a special interest in dermatology or a Dermatologist.

Best wishes

Dr Zainab Laftah
Consultant Dermatologist
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