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How Does Vitiligo Progress

How Does Vitiligo ProgressAs 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 type of vitiligo you have may determine how the disease progresses. When it comes to the vitiligo, pigment cells in the skin and hair die, causing the affetced areas to lose color and appear white skin when it compares with normal skin. There are two types of vitiligo: segmental and non-segmental.

In segmental vitiligo, The color loss happens on one segment of skin, such as a leg, arm, or face. The reaearch has proved that there are more than half of people lose some hair color. It typically starts early in people’s life, progresses for about a year, then stops. Then recurrence.

In addition, when it comes to the Non-segmental vitiligo, it is more common than the segmental type. It is also known as bilateral or generalized vitiligo, it often happens in an on again/off again pattern in which your skin loses color and starts throughout your life. Color loss of Non-segmental vitiligo typically stars on the hands, feet, or face, it affects both sides of the face at the same time. So patients should prevent it aas they see the symptoms.


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