Vitiligo is skin disease with white spots on human body, which is very easy to mixed with sweat stain. Especially in vitiligo early period, the early vitiligo symptom is not very obvious, so it is very easy to arouse misdiagnosis. So what is sweat stain? And what is vitiligo? And what is the difference between vitiligo and sweat stain?
Sweat stain is a kind of dermatosis aroused by fungus. The skin lesions are main light white, and present to be circle and oval spots with blurry boundary. The appearance of sweat stain usually has superfine scale, therefore, sweat stain is also called tinea versicoeor. Patients’ skin appearance has refractivity. You can find fungus by direct microscopic examination. Sweat stain usually occurs on teenagers, especially on positions with developedsebaceous gland, such as chest, back, neck and etc.
And vitiligo is a kind of acquired dermatosis aroused by skin depigmentation. It is not aroused by fungus. Vitiligo symptoms are usually no self-conscious symptom. After strong exposure, human skin will get red and even vesicles. And sometimes your skin will feel hurt. After the onset of inflammation, the white spots will have bigger scale than origin area. Skin lesion can occur on any positions, but more on twist, back fingers, forearm, face, neck, genitals and etc. The lesions depigmentation is complete, presenting porcelain spots. The white spots have different size and clear boundary. The boundary has hyperpigmentation. When vitiligo develops to be stable period, the vitiligo boundary will be clear and no scale on appearance. Vitiligo will not aggravate even you sweat too much.
When you find white spots on your body, it is very important to correctly distinguish vitiligo and other diseases. It is a very important content for vitiligo diagnosis and treatment, and also a foundation to get correct effective treatment. Don’t confuse vitiligo with other diseases, lest aggravating your condition and delaying treatment.
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