What Causes White Spots On Skin?

Q:
What causes white spots on skin?

A:
When you have discovered that you have white spots on your skin, it is usually caused by your loss of color on your skin and it is highly likely that you have vitiligo, especially those white spots becomes biggers and start to spread. Vitiligo is a condition in which white patches develop on the skin. In most cases, it develops early in life, between ages 10 and 30. It will almost always show up before age 40.

Unfortunately, till now, the cause of vitiligo is still unknown. It might be an autoimmune condition, where your body’s defenses turn on your own cells instead of attacking invading germs. Without the knowledge of the cause, we don’t have the perfect solution to prevent and ease this desease, stay away from the sun is proved to be an efficient way of stopping the diffuse. Your doctor might also try re-pigmenting the white skin using UV light therapy or lightening the skin in unaffected areas, or a skin graft.

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