FAQVitiligo and hearing loss: any connection?

FAQ

In short, NO. Recent research shows no relationship between a degree of skin depigmentation and hearing loss severity in vitiligo patients.

The results of this study showed that there is no significant relationship between gender, age, extent of skin involvement, duration of disease, thyroid function, family history with conductive or sensory neural hearing losses.

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    In short, no.  Some people find that certain foods may worsen their vitiligo symptoms or that others may improve their skin condition. We found no scientific evidence that a sp...

  • What tests should be done?

    A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...

  • Does halo nevi affect vitiligo development?

    Halo nevi — nevi with an depigmented circle around it, usually on the trunk — are about 10x more common in vitiligo patients than in the general population, especially in childr...