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Asked in Vitiligo
What is the skin condition resulting from the destruction of the melanocytes due to unknown causes?
Do all family members have vitiligo?
Can you get Vitiligo even if a family member has it?
It is not necessary that if one family member has vitiligo then others will develop it too but there are increased chances of developing vitiligo in children if parents have vitiligo. Vitiligo is not a contagious disease and does not spread through contact. http://www.vitiligoguide.com/inheritance-vitiligo/
Can vitiligo disorder stop a you from having children?
There are a lot of misconceptions about vitiligo but everybody should understand that vitiligo is not a harmful disease it just de-pigments the skin. It does not cause any sexual disorder and people who have vitiligo can have children and previously many vitiligo patients already have children. But there are increased chances of vitiligo in children of vitiligo patients. Source: http://www.antivitiligo.com/vitiligo/index.html
Is vitiligo a hereditary disease?
Yes, Vitiligo is Hereditary disease. It can pass from generation to generation. 60% of the patients have family history of vitiligo and remaining are dont sure that anyone in their family have vitiligo or not. It may be possible that vitiligo marks in the family history are not visible to them. But it is sure that vitiligo is a herditary disease. Yes, Vitiligo is Hereditary disease. It can pass from generation to generation. 60% of the patients have family history of vitiligo and remaining are dont sure that anyone in their family have vitiligo or not. It may be possible that vitiligo marks in the family history are not visible to them. But it is sure that vitiligo is a herditary disease.
Can vitiligo happen to you?
How many months or years to spread a vitiligo in a body?
The progression of vitiligo varies from person to person. In some cases vitiligo may stay stable for several years whereas in others it may start progression after its onset. It is not necessary that vitiligo would spread, there is a type of vitiligo which is limited to one or few areas of the body which is known as focal vitiligo. For more information on vitiligo visit: http://www.vitiligoguide.com/vitiligo/
Is vitiligo a heriditary disease?
Asked in Skin Disorders, Vitiligo
What is the best cure for vitiligo or white patches on the skin?
Can vitiligo kill you?
No, Vitiligo does not kill you. It just de-pigments your skin. Many people have misconceptions about vitiligo, they think that it is a pre cancerous condition but its not true. Vitiligo is neither a precancerous condition nor it is dangerous to life. Source: http://www.antivitiligo.com/vitiligo/index.html