Vitiligo not only can influence the people’s appearance, but also it also will bring some negative effects to the patient’s psychology. Then what are the inducing factors can cause vitiligo? Now let us know more about details about the vitiligo’s treatment. Hope can help the patients to prevent vitiligo occurring.
there are many factors can induce this disease, Vitiligo occurs when pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) die or stop producing melanin — the pigment that gives your skin, hair and eyes color. The involved patches of skin become lighter or white. Doctors don't know why the cells fail or die. It may be related to:
A disorder in which your immune system attacks and destroys the melanocytes in the skin
Family history (heredity)
A trigger event, such as sunburn, stress or exposure to industrial chemicals
Medical history and exam
If your doctor suspects you have vitiligo, he or she will ask about your medical history, examine you and try to rule out other medical problems, such as dermatitis or psoriasis. He or she may use a special lamp to shine ultraviolet light onto the skin to determine whether you have vitiligo.
Microelements test and blood draw
In addition to gathering your personal and family medical history and examining your skin, your doctor may:
Take a look about your microelements level, check whether there are deficiency of the iron, or copper ion.
Draw blood for lab tests to look for underlying autoimmune conditions, such as anemia or diabetes
This only few examples, there are also some other checks, like skin tissue checking, and tyrosinase level checking, and immunity function check Etc.