Specialists in dermatology in Delhi and worldwide believe that it might be an autoimmune condition, where your body turns on itself and starts attacking your own cells instead of the invading germ cells.
White spot disease is present equally in all races and people, but it is ideally more noticeable in dark-skinned people. In starts to develop early in life, usually among the ages of 10 and 30. It can be hereditary and run in families and the likelihood of having it increases threefold if someone else in your family has it or when early graying of hair run in your family. However, once you have lost the pigmentation from the skin, it is on rare occasions that it returns.
White spot disease symptoms are very prominent and noticeable since day 1 as you start to lose the pigment, and might quickly spread and develop to other areas of your skin.
Depigmentation is the process of applying a solution to the non-affected areas of the skin and it helps in decreasing then complexion of the skin to try and match it to that of the white spots. It takes about nine months for the skin to gradually reach permanent lightening. However, some side effects of this therapy include swelling, itching, redness, and dry skin. Depigmentation done along with Ayurveda therapy of balancing the dosha’s (Vatha, Pitha, and Kapha) are aimed at helping in detoxifying and rejuvenating the skin by making changes in lifestyle and diet, and at the same time, doing exercises and therapeutic yoga to keep the body active and healthy.
Vitiligo commonly affects body folds (like armpits and knee joints), areas that are exposed to sun, around injury marks, moles, and tissues that line the nose and mouth; and can also affect hair.
There is no known sure-shot way of preventing or curing Vitiligo, but there are treatments and alternative remedies that can help make the affected areas look better and make you feel better about yourself.
The best Vitiligo treatment includes using a combination of modern medicine and Ayurveda to create a well-balanced plan for efficient and affordable white spot disease treatment.
Finding the best dermatologist for white spot disease can help you find a doctor who might prescribe corticosteroid creams or pills to help darken the affected areas.
There are a few different medical and alternative techniques that can help with Vitiligo, like
Phototherapy or light therapy, using an Excimer lamp can help slow and stop the progression of your disease.
The use of supplements can help phototherapy become more effective, these include Alpha-lipoic acid, folic acid, vitamin C, and vitamin B12. But it is advisable to first talk to the best Vitiligo doctor near you.
Home remedies for Vitiligo include cosmetic products and taking steps to help your skin look better like covering the affected areas of the skin with makeup or tanning products and use sunscreen when you’re outside.
Some doctors may also recommend surgery as being one of the best Vitiligo treatment in India, especially if other integrative treatments have not worked for you. One such procedure is a skin grafting surgery where healthy portions of your skin are transferred and grafted to the discolored areas.
In living with Vitiligo, some complications can make you feel depressed and self-conscious. Some common complications are frequent sunburns, changes in eyesight and hearing.
To combat the psycho-social impact of living with Vitiligo or undergoing treatment of Vitiligo, it might help to
Combining Ayurveda, Naturopathy With Modern Medicine
At Sparsh Clinic, we are well-known in Delhi for providing a very effective integrative therapy for Vitiligo, using a carefully crafted balance of modern medicine and Ayurveda to get maximum positive results.
Also with getting treatment, it is also very necessary to understand and manage the stress that comes with the process and our specialists at Dr. Sharma’s Skin Care Clinic at well trained in helping you cope with the stress and the social pressure that you might be going through.
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