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How Does Vitiligo Affect The Body

How Does Vitiligo Affect The BodyAs we all known that Vitiligo is a chronic skin condition which characterized by some parts of the skin losing their pigment. It happens when skin pigment cells lack or are unable to produce. Apart from couple cases of contact with certain chemicals, the cause of vitiligo is still unknown. The medical research suggests vitiligo may caused by autoimmune, genetic, oxidative stress, neural, or viral causes.Vitiligo is typically devided into two categories: segmental and non-segmental vitiligo.

However, the causes of Vitiligo characterized by white patches on the skin. It also causes heightened skin and eye sensitivity to the sun. This Symptoms makes patients more easy to get sunburn and skin cancer. Unlike other skin disease effects, vitiligo doesn't directly affect your body. Many people, though, feel bad or depression or dissappointed due to the changes in their appearance. This may lead to anxiety or depression.

Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin and hair lose color because the pigment cells lack or no longer produce. The color loss may happens in a bilateral pattern which affecting both hands or knees.

There are three types of vitiligo. In localized vitiligo, one or a few spots of color loss appear some areas of the body. In generalized vitiligo, color loss patches may be scattered throughout the skin and hair. In universal vitiligo, there is a rare skin color form of the disease, most skin and hair pigment is lost.

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