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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Alopecia: The cause of alopecia must be investigated with blood work. Biotin can help which is a b vitamin if no underlying reason can be diagnosed. A dermatol ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
There : There are a few topical therapies, but i typically recommend intralesional kenalog (triamcinolone) injections into the area which seem to work the bes ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
The : The treatment of alopecia areata is typically intralesional steroids into the bald patch. It works fairly well and often requires a series of treatme ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Chantix and Alopecia: Not proven, but her are some interesting data that hint at it. Could Chantix cause hair loss? - ehealthme could Chantix cause hair loss? We studied ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Local streroids: Local steroid injections are the main treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: There is no cure for alopecia areata. Hair often re-grows on its own. Treatment can help the hair re-grow more quickly. A dermatologist may give you c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia areata: Alopecia areata is generally thought to be due to an autoimmune problem where the body is attacking its own hair follicles. There may be a genetic co ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Not often: It is a frequent alopecia, treatable but often recurs in other spots.
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Usually treated: Most with aopecoa aerate will respond to treatment. Depending on severity limited alopecia aerate will relsove but may occur later. Extensive alopecia ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
See a dermatologist: A dermatologist can suggest the best treatments for alopecia areata. A steroid cream such as triamcinolone is one option.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Hard to say: The answer depends upon how much of your scalp was involved and if your eyelashes and eyebrows are involved also. There are treatments for this proble ... Read More
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