Nowadays, we have a lot of patients with vitiligo, this disease is universally known as a stubborn skin disease. Many patients feel very troublesome because of this disease. Actually there are many therapeutics ways to treat this disease. Some people worried about does the vitiligo is a contagious disease. As a matter of fact, Vitiligo is not a contagious disease.
Many people misunderstood that vitiligo can infect to others in society, so they will feel panic, or discriminated, estranged vitiligo patients. All that brought a large influence to vitiligo patient’s life, especially for their interpersonal relationship. Meanwhile it definitely hurt their heart at the same time.
What is the definition of the infection disease? Infectious diseases are caused by microscopic germs (such as bacteria or viruses) that get into the body and cause problems. Some — but not all — infectious diseases spread directly from one person to another. Infectious diseases that spread from person to person are said to be contagious.
In daily life, there are many inducing factors cause vitiligo, In fact, there are different factors can induce vitiligo, such as environment, genetic factors, genetic factors. Vitiligo occurring is due to there are lack of certain element or external stimulus.
The primary element of infection is infection source, but vitiligo is caused due to the pigment secretion system loss the balance. It is not caused by the bacteria. So vitiligo is not a contagious disease. There are no infection sources. So it is impossible to infect to other people.
Although vitiligo is not a kind of contagious disease, but the severity of vitiligo can not be ignored by us, if there are some people surrounded us, we must help patients treat this disease as soon as possible.