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The difference between white patches and vitiligo

the difference between vitiligo and white patchesThe difference between white patches and vitiligo? This question vitiligo patients should learn about. The experts in Beijing Casu Huabei TCM vitiligo hospital indicate that vitiligo diagnosis is very important, so vitiligo patients should learn to diagnose their illness situation, early found early treatment is very important for the vitiligo treatment and recovery. The difference between white patches and vitiligo is the early stage symptom of vitiligo is the degree of depigmentation is light, and the boundary with the normal skin is blur, this situation always occurred in the people with relatively white skin color and hard to diagnose, carefully observe the white spots on the surface is smooth or not, the color of white spots are light white or milky white, if the boundary is unclear or spread to the normal skin, the possibility of vitiligo is larger.

The difference between white patches and vitiligo is vitiligo is a common epidermal skin depigmentation disease, traditional Chinese medicine called it as vitiligo, can appear round or oval patches with difference size, with clear boundary, the pigment is darker in the edge. Modern research shown that vitiligo not only can appear on the skin but also affect eyes, ears and other organs. The vitiligo can occur at any age, any gender and any races, the vitiligo incidence of the common people account for 1-2% and have trend of getting younger and incidence increase in recent years.

The difference between white patches and vitiligo is vitiligo often occurred in the creases and exposed part, the biggest influence at present is the vitiligo damaged our appearance. The white patches often not itch, even have this feeling is light, the depigmentation patches number is few, generally 1-2 patches, and most of the patches occurred on the exposed skin. In addition to the depigmentation, the white patches just as the normal patches, no inflammation, furfur and shrink changes, the first consider is vitiligo if no other skin diseases.

The difference between white patches and vitiligo is the white patches number is uncertain, it can limited in certain part of the body or certain nerve segment, the white patches will disappear gradually without treatment is rare. Most of the cases always gradually increased or expanded, the adjacent white patches can integrated and joint into a large scale irregular white patches and spread to whole body. The vitiligo have many types like vitiligo, albinism, sweat stain, tinea versicolor and so on.

White patches is not necessarily vitiligo disease, vitiligo disease must have white patches. Vitiligo is a stubborn chronic disease and easily spread, the vitiligo can trigger many other disease such as pernicious anemia, psoriasis, bronchial asthma, RA ( rheumatoid arthritis ) and other diseases. So early found early treatment is the best way to treat vitiligo. If you delay your vitiligo and let it spread will add difficulty to treatment and greatly increased the cost and other disease will come after it.

Vitiligo patients should learn more about common senses and learn to distinguish their disease situation and treat according to it’s symptom. Moreover, the emotion have great influence to vitiligo, so vitiligo patients should pay attention to adjust their emotions and bravely face their own disease, insist on scientific treatment.


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