There are many different treatments for vitiligo, and different countries have different treatments. The common types are cream and UV lights treatments. And some medicines are used before lights.
There are different types of ultraviolet light for different areas of vitiligo. There is the whole body vitiligo, and some areas are difficult to get the light. There is also the local area vitiligo ultraviolet light.
After the light therapy, you should not touch water in 2 hours. Some different type of light treatment can’t touch water in 8 hours. After 2-3 days UV light, you may feel itching, pain and blister. Don’t be worry, all of those symptoms are common. If you are itching too much, you can’t take hot water shower. And the water should be relative cold. And if it is too itching, you should not scratch the skin, then you can use a cold towel and you can lap the itching areas lightly.
The light treatments usually work on the attack areas directly. The skin will turn red, which keep a relative long time is good for you. Then the skin will show the color change of melanin island or chain. There will show the pigment dots on skin that is called repigmentation.
UV light is common because some of the patients can buy a lamp and do the treatments at home. There will also show some effects. But we advice you ask the doctor’s advice. And you should combine the diets therapy that is very good for your condition.
All vitiligo show the skin color loss change, but the causes and physical condition are different. So we should have the tests and make a personal treatment plan.
The diets and lifestyle change can’t treat vitiligo, but which can greatly improve the vitiligo condition and curb the expansion. If you want a further step of common knowledge of vitiligo, you can send to firstname.lastname@example.org and you can also consult our online doctor.