Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vitiligo Home Care

Home care for vitiligo includes:

  • Avoid excessive exposure to the sun.
  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.

Vitiligo Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have vitiligo and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Nov 24, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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