Leukoderma or white spots are caused by solar radiation on skin areas exposed to the sun. It is characterized by small white spots, which affect the arms and legs. It can also be caused by trauma, injury, or burns. Leuco means white and derma means skin, thus it means abnormal whiteness of the skin. This disease is typically very difficult to treat.
Leucoderma is distinguished as a chronic skin disease that causes loss of pigment, resulting in patches of irregular pale skin, this take place when the melanocytes, cells responsible for skin pigmentation, are destroyed or unable to function. The cells to facilitate make pigment in the skin, the tissues lining the inside of the mouth, nose, genital and rectal areas and the inner layer of the eye are mostly all areas that may be affected by this distressing disorder. It can also cause hair loss or premature graying of hair.
The exact cause of Leucoderma is not fully known, but some theories floating around and they understand that some people develop antibodies that destroy the melanocytes in their bodies, while some people claim that a sunburn or even emotional stress brought on the symptoms of Leucoderma. So some evidence suggests that Leucoderma is caused by a combination of auto-immune, genetic and environmental factors.
What are the symptoms?
At birth it is already visible, although people with fair skin a bit harder, but with a few days to see the light better and better. Most have 3 colors of skin, normally pigmented, without pigment, and bits of dark pigmented skin. Usually the white spots on the middle 1 / 3 parts of the limbs, chest, abdomen, and on the forehead (in a triangular shape) is often accompanied by a white front lock of hair from the head hair. And it is balanced on the body i.e. to the left and right alike. Unlike other pigment disorders, the white spots over the years not increase in number, shape or size, not decrease.
Leucoderma Symptoms and causes may include loss of hair and premature graying of hair and white patches and the whiteness normally appears all over as a small discolored white/pale or brown spot that later spreads in size and that make spots become whiter day-after-day and finally become milky white. There might be some general weakness and lassitude and a victim may have overall sensitivity towards cold and the patches or white marks can be caused due to plenty of reasons; the most common those among them are worm infestation and/or calcium deficiencies. These patches produce lot of psychological stress in the victim.
What are the most problems in this condition?
The skin is very sensitive to sunburn. Some people may bring major psychosocial problems, and the quality of life severely impaired.
An innocent inherited skin disorder in which skin has no pigment, and the hair on those spots without pigment is. Pigment cells (melanocytes) are missing over this skin. This makes white spots of various size and shape with white hair.
What causes it?
These people have a genetic disorder in a certain type of material gene the probability that this person gives is the pigment disorder by 50%.
Remedies for Leucoderma Treatment:
-25 grams of radish seeds and ground them into a powdery substance, add 2 tsp vinegar and make a well paste then apply this paste on the pretentious area and wash off when dry.
-Soak 500 gm turmeric in about eight liters of water and Boil the concoction until only a liter of it is left. Strain this liquid, add liter mustard oil to it then apply this on the patchy areas two times a day, for at least 2-3 months.
-For 3 days soak spiraled seeds in ginger juice, dry them and crush to make fine particles. Take 1 gram of this powder, with glass of milk for about 1 month and also be relevant this powder on white patches.
By adrianna smith
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