Whether vitiligo is contagious or not is a problem that many patients are concerned about. They are worried about whether vitiligo can infect other people, such as families, friends and colleagues. People want to figure out the pathogenesis of this disease so that they can protect themselves and protect others. Vitiligo is not contagious.
Vitiligo is a common depigmentation skin disease, which is featured as the local or generalized depigmentation. It is a kind of acquired local or generalized skin depigmentation, which can badly affect appearance. The diagnosis is easy but the treatment is very difficult. Vitiligo is a caused by the deficiency of melanin and then the depigmentation. It will make the skin be white spots. In medicinal field, we call this disease depigmentation. One cause of the onset of vitiligo is immunity disorder. Among some vitiligo patients, we can check out various antibodies. The autoimmunity disease has an obvious characteristic, and it is the slow process to be treated and get recovery. And even you get recovery, the tendency to recurrence is very obvious. Therefore, it is an objective phenomenon in vitiligo treatment. The common positions are face, neck, waistband position, sacrococcygeal region, and privacy. Usually it is not contagious. But it has a certain inheritance, and the rate is not big.
Therefore, we can tell you definitely that vitiligo is not a contagious disease. It has no infection source. What we should pay attention to is its inheritance. If vitiligo patients get married, they should pay attention not inherit to their children to get this disease. Pay attention to diet and regular lifestyle. Avoid not being exposed to straight sunlight. Avoid spirit irradiation and keep positive attitude. Strength your physical exercise. And increase your immunity function.If you find some abnormal phenomenon on your body, you should go to a hospital to get treatment as early as possible.
Nowadays, there are many treatments in clinic, such as medicine, phototherapy and skin-grafting. The specific treatment therapy depends on the detailed condition of every patients.
If you want a further knowledge about vitiligo causes, you can send your own problem to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will give you a professional solution. After all, the symptoms are similar, but the real conditions are different.To treat this illness,we need to find the authentic pathogenesis according to different conditions of different patients.