Can be surprisingly quick, & way cheaper than messing around with diets, special foods, supplements etc. Dont think that these forums are the place to blow my trumpet, & dont wish to get kicked off by doing so, so thats why I suggested direct email. Membership on the site is free, but for an annual donation of only you can have additional access to areas of the site (photo albums, etc.)Hope you visit soon!Nancy Is this all merely a pigment of our infagidation?We have a no-tolerance policy for those who claim a "cure" or use this space to advertise. Please help us to spread the word by sharing your story, and joining the fight…See More"Thank Cre M.your words are encouraging and inspire me to not let people bring me down.About 10% of cases are segmental, meaning they mostly involve one side of the body; and these cases do not typically worsen with time.Other treatment options may include steroid creams or phototherapy to darken the light patches."He had the same thing and recommended putting a brand of dandruff shampoo called Selsun Blue on my skin every night to get rid of it. It was comforting in a sense but I wish I could have known more about it."The youngster was covering up her body and wearing thick foundation to avoid cruel comments about her vitiligo, which causes pale patches to develop on the skin due to a lack of melanin.I didn't want to go to school smelling strange so I ignored that."Now I had a name for it but I still didn't know much about it. She explained: "When people stared and made nasty comments, I had no comeback because I didn't understand my condition."It was only aged 14, when more people were using computers, that I was able to look it up and discover I wasn't the only person in the world with this condition."By that time the white patches had spread, now covering Tiffany's knees, feet, elbows and wrists. ' I got called 'cow', 'Dalmatian', 'ghost face', 'burns victim'."A few boys in my class told me, 'I can't date you because of this'.
A number of surgical options are available for those who do not improve with other measures.I surround myself with people who are supportive and praise God for having these people in my life .This conditon has made me see who truly loves me for who I…"Hello! I've just begun treatment with a home made pseudocatalase cream and low dose UVB exposures.Tiffany Posteraro, 24, has had the words 'It's called vitiligo' inked across her forearm to explain her skin condition to people who just don't stop staring.The youngster, who lives in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Florida, first noticed small white spots on her knees aged seven.