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Eyebrows and lashes turning white

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      I am noticing more and more that my eyelashes and eyebrows are turning white.  No vitiligo on my skin though (yet).  I am hoping this is a good prognostic factor. Keeping my fingers crossed. Looks odd to have the discoloration at my age but I’ll take it if it’s a positive sign.
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          Hi there,

          I have white eyelashes and most of my eyebrows are still turning white. Mine didn’t change until recently after I was off medication and post-surgery, but my nurse navigator said it’s still a good sign. I have a LOT of vitiligo, but I started getting it within 2 months of being on Opdivo only. How are you feeling? I remember you posted about not being able to eat much.

          Hope all is well!


            Hi Jenn,
            I still have no appetite. That started about a month ago during cycle 4 of ipi/nivo. The good news is I finally have the nausea under control. When I force myself to eat something I pay for it the rest of the day with stomach cramps. It also doesn’t help that I can’t taste most foods and what I can taste is very salty. Not sure what is going on with my stomach but it’s no fun. I have a PET/CT scheduled 10/1 to see what progress I’ve made. Praying nothing new shows up in the stomach.
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