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Vitiligo causes and treatment

Title: Vitiligo causes and treatment
Description: Normally, the color of hair and skin is determined by melanin. Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or stop functioning. Vitiligo affects people of all skin types, but it may be more noticeable in people with darker skin. The condition is not life-threatening or contagious. It can be stressful or make you feel bad about yourself. If you are looking for Vitiligo treatment in Singapore you can check Novena Vitiligo medical center. Vitiligo signs include: Local loss of skin color Un-natural whitening or graying of the hair on your scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows or beard Loss of color in the tissues that line the inside of your mouth and nose (mucous membranes) Loss of or change in color of the inner layer of the eyeball (retina) White Patches on Skin Types of Vitiligo Segmental vitiligo usually manifests as one or more white skin patches that are on one side and do not cross the midline. It has an early onset and rapidly spreads in the affected area. The development of segmental vitiligo can arrest and depigmented skin patches can remain unchanged for the life of the patient. It is not linked with thyroid or other autoimmune disorders