Vitiligo or Leucoderma (hypopigmentation) is a disease in which pigmentation of skin is destroyed in certain areas. Normally the cell called as Melanocytes produce melanin, which gives color to the skin. In vitiligo, melanocytes within the skin die off, giving rise to white patches. Depigmentation or white patches of skin can be seen in any area of body. These patches are non -contagious in nature, and can occur at any age.
Some of the causes that are attributable or more likely to occur in people who have or do the following are listed below :
Diagnosis of vitiligo is primarily based on appearance, so test are usually not recommended. Doctors examine skin and decided the extent of vitiligo and confirm the following points listed below
The main aim of the treatment is to restore color to white patches of skin and or cover hypopigmentated area with pigmentation to look more even. The choice of the treatment is dependent on:
Homeopathic medicines have provided evidence in the treatment of various types and severity of vitiligo, and helps in avoiding going for surgery as well.
H4All has treated several cases of vitiligo and treating vitiligo with homeopathy is not difficult though the process takes time. It can be fast if patch is small, patient has come early and not taken steroids. As soon as the patch appears start homeopathic treatment and keep at it for best results..