Users' questions

Does vitamin D cause white patches?

Does vitamin D cause white patches?

Deficiencies in calcium, vitamin D and vitamin E can cause white patches on the skin. While harmless, these white spots indicate that you need to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

Can vitiligo patients take vitamin C?

Vitamin supplements can have an opposite effect: for example, an excessive intake of Vitamin C can worsen vitiligo symptoms, so keep it at normal levels. People with vitiligo should keep their Vitamin D levels in the upper range of normal, with exception of conditions causing fat malabsorption.

Does vitamin D Help hyperpigmentation?

Although vitamin D is essential for skin health, its primary role is the promotion of melanin formation, which may cause more skin darkening. Keep in mind the best results will come from a tailor-made formulation, which one of the ClearifiRx doctors can recommend and formulate for you.

What are the best vitamins for vitiligo?

Common vitamin deficiencies in people with autoimmune conditions like vitiligo include folic acid, B-12, copper and zinc. As a result, doctors may prescribe vitamin supplements to fortify or help stabilize your immune system, in conjunction with other traditional vitiligo treatments.

Does vitamin D cream help with vitiligo?

The oral consumption of Vitamin D supplement capsules can help manage vitiligo symptoms, but, the use of Vitamin D cream on vitiligo patches is quite a debatable issue.

Does lack of vitamins cause vitiligo?

Most vitamin deficiencies also show up on the skin. While a lack of vitamin A can cause scaly, dry skin, lack of B6 leads to skin ulcers, and lack of B7 can cause eczema. Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause vitiligo. Both C and E are antioxidants and their deficiency causes premature skin aging, wrinkles, and dryness.

How can dark skin lead to vitamin D deficiency?

Having a darker skin pigment can be one of the causes of vitamin D deficiency. “Higher amounts of the pigment melanin in the epidermal layer of the skin causes both a darker skin color and a reduced ability of the skin to produce vitamin D from sunlight,” says Hultin.