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My personal case was stress-triggered. I had a grinder of a job, worked it regular hours full-time and then went to college until 10pm, everyday for about 3 years.
This distinction is important because vitiligo is only a symptom of what I understand to be several different causes. In my case, I met with a shrink, and she focused me on trying to do things better at work to manage things and relax. I was lucky to change to a better job later too.
Besides dealing with the underlying trigger (work/stress) I also did various things on the spot site, all or some of which contributed to my recovering the pigment in that one lesion I had (steadily expanding until I started actively fighting it):
1. Cold therapy, applying ice cubes or some other cold surface to the area for 20-30 minutes a day.
2. Sun therapy, simply exposing myself to the sun every morning and coaxing the damn pigment out.
3. A specialized medicine made in Cuba called Melagenina Plus Plus. It’s a solution based of human placenta, yes, the theory behind it is that the stem cells contribute to regain the lost melanin.
That’s a hard to get medicine imported by this one guy I knew, no longer in business. If you’ve tried various other possible solutions, and can arrange for you or a friend to travel to Cuba, seek it out. It has no secondary effects I know of, doesn’t stink nor stain, it’s basically cloudy alcohol in appearance and smell.
Shout out to vitiligosupport.org and all of the good folks there who helped me not go crazy when I thought I’d be spotted all over for life.