Generally, we think that vitiligo is a skin disease which is easy to diagnose but hard to treat. In fact, this might not the case. For some early vitiligo or nontypical vitiligo, many experienced dermatologists may also feel difficult to diagnose the disease. Because in early period, vitiligo depigmentation phenomenon is not very obvious, and the boundary is not clear with the normal skin. But don’t worry, this kind of early vitiligo has its particular. And here are some symptoms to help doctors to diagnose vitiligo.
First, in early period, vitiligo patients just have some white spots and no itch and pain and other uncomfortable symptoms. For patients with partial vitiligo, their vitiligo is usually suborbicular, no scales, with smooth surface and light white color and clear boundary. With the persistent development of vitiligo, the white spots will increase and enlarge gradually. Then mix together to be island shape. It will bring big influences to patients’ appearance. It should arouse patients’ attention.
Second, early onset of vitiligo is limited, only getting a onset on the body’ spinal segments. Depigmentation spots are comparatively less, usually only 1~2pieces. And most of them appear on exposed areas on skin. As time goes by, if without timely treatment, patients’ leukoplakia can be integrated into a patch of spots. Sometimes, white spot can be mixed with normal skin, it is often mistaken for pigmentation. Patients need to know a lot about it.
Third, except depigmentation, the skin on white spots will be the same with normal skin around. There will be no inflammation. After a period of time, there will be new symptoms appearing gradually. The edge of some new white spots will be some dark red symptoms, easy to be ignored. After ultraviolet ray irradiation, there will be red phenomenon on white spots positions, which brings huge influence to patients’ body and mentality.
Before any treatment, you need to go to professional vitiligo hospital do some examinations to further diagnose your vitiligo, and don’t use medicines blindly.
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