Tag Archives: Vitiligo

Are You Born with Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is an acquired skin disorder characterized by white spots. It is the total absence of pigment-producing cells in the skin called melanocytes.Who Gets Vitiligo?Vitiligo appears to affect at least 1% to 2% of the population, irrespective of sex, race, … Continue reading

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Vitamins for Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that damages cells that form the brown pigment in the skin, leading to a change of color. While there is no known cure for vitiligo, studies involving vitamin treatment have provided mixed results.Studies have shown … Continue reading

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How Does a Person Get Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a long-term disorder where pale white patches develop on the skin. A deficiency in the skin pigment melanin is usually the primary cause. It can occur anywhere on the skin though it is common on the face, hands, … Continue reading

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Alternative Treatment for Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder in which the cells that make pigment in the skin (melanocytes) are disintegrated. Accordingly, white patches arise on the skin in various areas of the body. Similar patches may also be present on the mucus … Continue reading

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Comparison Review of Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Eczema UVB Lamps

Ultraviolet light treatment makes use of a specific band of the nonvisible light spectrum to treat psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, and other skin diseases. It may be used alone or in combination with drugs applied topically or taken internally. Recent light … Continue reading

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