The most common outward symptom of leprosy in the early stages is a change in skin colour, with light patches appearing on dark skin. The pathogen first attacks the most delicate nerve endings: the sensory nerves close to the skin surface.
Yes, leprosy is now curable! The cure for leprosy has been greatly accelerated. Within 24 hours of starting to take the medicine, the infection in the body stops. The good news of a cure is very hard to spread.