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My daughter7yrs is having hypopigmented patches on her leg

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mostly on the trunk.I have...
My daughter7yrs is having hypopigmented patches on her leg mostly on the trunk.I have been so worried that it is vitiligo because I have it.the doctor said that it might be post inflamatory hypopigmentation or birthmark.I have so much stress and anxiety.could u help me that it a birthmark not a vitiligo.at what age skin biopsy can be taken to diagnose
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Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago
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Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

It would be ideal if you please upload pic of patches ?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok
Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

Thank you for uploading pic ...

These are patchy Vitiligo marks and as these are not totally white so it indicates there are underlying Melanocytes which are not totally absent , and at this stage treatment can cure patchy Hypopigmented areas .

Vitiligo is clinical diagnosis , biopsy is usually not required , and done only in cases where Physician is in doubt about diagnosis .

Systemic Phototherapy cure more than 70 percent of cases , and meanwhile Micropigmentaion can also helpful , she should get treatment at this stage please .

Regards .

Please ask Dermatologist and Discuss about Systemic Photo therapy please .

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
U confirm that it is vitiligo.i dont think that it is vitiligo when i touch it.it like a sharp feeling.i dont know how to say im not good in english.
Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

I can understand what you want to say , but as I mentioned this is not typical Vitiligo as there is some underlying Melanocytes still there which are giving such feeling , so I think this is most likely Vitiligo .

As I mentioned at this stage it can be treated , so consulting dr at this stage will help you out and completely cure this issue .

Good luck .

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The doctor in our country told me that it look like a birthmark.not likely vitiligo like you.she having a lot of allergy and dermatitis
Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

If this happens that when there are two possibilities and decision for treatment is mandatory than Biopsy should be done as early as possible to confirm diagnosis for appropriate treatment .

If dr thinks this is birth mark or Dermatitis than Biopsy is mandatory which can be done at any age .

Good luck .

Positive feedback will be appreciated .

Thanks .

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Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

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Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

Do you have further quires ?

Regards .

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is Micropigmentation on the face is safe or harmful
Dermatologist: dr abid, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 1 year ago

Micropigmentation can be done over face , this is safe .

Regards .

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Do you have more quires ?

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