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Skin discolouration

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  • Posted By: troy1234
  • September 5, 2007
  • 06:17 PM

Ok, the problem is that someone i know has been sexually abused! and has skin discolouration in and around her vaginal area (pinky white she her self is black) Diagnose as vitigilo she questions the diagnosis. What she wonts to know is it possable that the abuse could have cause this?? Any help would be greatful.

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  • Vitiligo can be caused by skin trauma at the site of vitiligo within two to three months of the start of pigment loss. So maybe. Vitiligo can be slowed down with meds. See a dermatologist.
    rad-skw 1,605 Replies
    • September 6, 2007
    • 11:37 AM
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  • It could be Lichen Sclerosis too. But only a dermatologist can diagnose it.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 7, 2007
    • 08:24 AM
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