Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on vitiligo | HospitalKhoj


Ques. 1        What is Vitiligo?

Ans.              Vitiligo is a disease produced by a lack of pigment in the skin in certain parts of the body. It is not contagious. There is another similar disease which is called “mal del pinto” and occurs only in 2% or 3% of the cases due to an infection. It exists in the Southern part of Mexico.

Ques. 2        What are the symptoms of Vitiligo?

Ans.              Presence of small white spots, which grow little by little. The areas where they first appear are: abdomen, armpits, hands or neck; however, they may invade the whole body.

Ques. 3        What may be the cause of Vitiligo?

Ans.              Are not known, but it is very probable that they have a psychosomatic or nervous origin.

Ques. 4        What suggestion should be followed in vitiligo?

Ans.              To keep stress under control, take Omega-3 for your nerves and apply sunscreen to the white areas that are exposed to the sun.


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Ques. 5        Which medicines can be indicated?

Ans.              B-C- No- 20 and Ars. Sulf. Flav. Ointment can be useful.

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# Harikiran 2018-01-29
Hii, I am from Jehanabad, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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# Aarav 2018-01-19
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Golaghat
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-01-20
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Golaghat
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# Payal Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Panna ?
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# Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Panna.
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