Get Rid Of White Patches On The Skin
Dr. Mital John • onHealth & Beauty 9 years ago • 3 min read

White skin is the name given to a skin disease, wherein there is a gradual loss of the pigment, melanin, from the skin layers, resulting in the appearance of white patches. Though the disease does not cause any organic harm, the patches surely look ugly and upsetting. Leucoderma can affect people of any age and sex and can be seen on any kind of skin.

White spots on skin are common in people who suffer from autoimmune diseases. One of these diseases is adrenocortical insufficiency. The adrenal gland is responsible for producing a hormone called corticosteroid. This disease occurs when there is a deficiency of this hormone in our body. Because of this reason the most common treatment as suggested by doctors for vitiligo is corticosteroid cream.

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Causes of White Patches on Skin:

• Heredity • Skin trauma • Sunburn • Mental worry or stress • Heredity factors • Physical illness • Excessive thinking • Chronic gastric problems • Burns and injuries • Impaired hepatic function

You may follow various few home remedies in order to prevent and cure white spots on the face. You must even keep your face clean by washing it with water a number of times in a day. Do not use soap all the time you wash your face except it is a very mild one, or rich in moisturizing oils. After washing your face let gently pat it dry. This will help further prevent fungal infections as they thrive in an unclean, moist environment.

How to Remove White Patches: -

• Give your skin 30-minute daily doses of sunlight. • Unlikely there are not a lot of treatments for Vitiligo, but there are a few things you can do that will help to reduce the clear see of the patches. Avoid using creams, powders and any other cosmetic applications. • Make sure that your diet contains enough iron. Meat, liver, cereals, beans, lentils and green, leafy vegetables are some of the best sources of iron. • As far as possible avoid consuming citrus fruits, tamarind, fish, lobsters, crabs and prawns. • For white patches include consumption of ginger which increases blood circulation, buttermilk and a mixed juice of cucumber and alfalfa. • Another method would be to soak psoralea and tamarind seeds in water for 3-4 days. Dry them well and grind to form a paste. Apply this paste on the affected area on a daily basis. • Don't stress yourself too much and learn to relax. • Creams like Anti-Vitiligo, Corticosteroid, Protopic and Elidel may also help reduce the white paths. • Keep a positive attitude and always regard yourself in highest esteem. Don't allow people to let you down. • Pigment transplantations have also been successful.

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