FAQIs it Bitiligo? Vitaligo? Veteligo?

FAQ

There are so many different ways that people try and spell or even pronounce Vitiligo. 

Here are some common mis-spellings: bitiligo, vitigo, vitaligo, vitilago, vitiglio, vitago, veteligo. 

Just to set the record straight its VITILIGO, prononunced as vit-ill-EYE-go.

In case you're wondering, vitiligo is a particlar case of leucoderma. Although these names are often used in parallel, they are not quite the same. Lecoderma has a known cause of white patches on the skin, while the true cause for vitiligo remains unknown.

FAQOther Questions

  • Is there a traditional medicine to treat vitiligo?

    Traditional medicines may be helpful in chronic, metabolic, and stress-related conditions early in the disease manifestation, before extensive tissue and organ damage has occurr...

  • Will it spread?

    Vitiligo activity may vary considerably from person to person. In a good number of patients the disease goes on for 3-4 years and then it settles down, with one or two stubborn...

  • How can I cure vitiligo?

    There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to stop new pat...