Vitiligo is a kind of skin disease which will lead to the depigmentation of white spot. It is unpredictable on the speed and degree of color disappearance. It can influence all the parts of your body skin. It can also influence your hair, lip and eyes. Usually, the hair color, skin and eyes are related to melanin. When vitiligo generates, the melanophore will die or stop operating. Vitiligo can influence people of all colors and all races. But it is more obvious on people of deep skin color. Actually, it has no threat to human life and has not infectivity. It can cause stress or make you feel bad about yourself. The treatment for vitiligo can improve your appearance but the complete recovery requires a long process.
The main sign of vitiligo is color loss or white spot on skin surface. Generally speaking, the first white spot appears on exposed area, such as hands, feet, arms, faces and lips.
These symptoms include:
1.The skin color changes from normal color to white.
2.The hair on your body becomes gray or white early, such as your eyelash, eyebrow or beard
3.The color loss of your lip and nose
4.The color loss or change of retina
5.The depigmentation on your armpit, navel, genitals, rectum.
Depending on the type of vitiligo, the depigmentation parts of your body may cover:
1.The most parts of your body. It is the most common type which is called generalized vitiligo. It usually happens on various parts of patients body at the same time.
2.Only one side of human body. This type is called segmental vitiligo. It usually generate at a younger age and spread for about one or two year and then stop spreading.
3.Just one spot or a small part of human body. This type is called localized vitiligo.
It is hard to predict your vitiligo development tendency. Some times, your vitiligo will stop form even without treatment. In most cases, vitiligo will spread and enlarge and involve your other skin positions. Rarely, it will return to be normal.
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