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Vitiligo

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  • Posted By: SeekEr
  • September 3, 2007
  • 11:48 AM

Hi,
I just wanted to know something. I'v had vitiligo for 10 years now, n soon i'll have to make a decision to get engaged. I just wanted to knw, is VITILIGO a STD(sexually transmitted disease)??? This is very important since i would never want somone else to face the ***l i have had to go through. And while im at it, id also like to knw if vitiligo is inheritted as well?
I hope somone would have an answer. Thank you.


Regards.

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  • Vitiligo (IPA /ˌvɪtəˈlaɪgo/) or leukoderma is a chronic skin condition that causes loss of pigment, resulting in irregular pale patches of skin. The precise cause of vitiligo is complex and not fully understood. There is some evidence suggesting it is caused by a combination of auto-immune, genetic, and environmental factors. The population incidence in the United States is considered to be between 1% and 2%. It is considered a rare condition/rare disease that affects only 1 in 2,000 people.ition/rare disease that affects only 1 in 2,000 people. It does not appear to be sexually transmitted...
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  • With any "autoimmune" diseases, one should highly consider NAET/Bioset therapy for relieving symptoms. check it out... naet.combioset.net good luck, mommy cat
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