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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes, probably.: Intralesional steroid injections are pretty much the only thing that is effective for alopecia areata, because the steroid has to get down to the leve ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renu Chawla
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatology: I dont understand your question completely. I do thing that you would benefit by seeing a dermatologist. Best of luck.
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Dr. Delitha Taylor
26 years experience Dentistry
Medication: Speak with your dentist asap. You may require another round of oral steroid therapy.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Dermatology consult?: The condition you described ( alopecia areata) could be inherited or acquired. It might has associations with other conditions. Treatment would be dif ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Size matters: The size of hair loss patches can determine treatment. Small patches are often treated with injections of cortisone into the skin of the affected area ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Yes, Many: Injections, topical therapies, steroids and oral therapies can all help, sometimes permanently. Get to a dermatologist for evaluation.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
28 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Possibly: Hypothyroidism can cause eye brow loss, so get a physical and labwork. And inflammatory conditions can cause hair loss, so those need to be ruled out. ... 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Roundtotallybaldarea: An onset of Alop areata is a cirdula often bald aree, often seen in an automimmune entity like Hypothyroidism (Hashimoto,s thyroiditis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Treatments: No treatment may be needed. It can come and go. But, there are topical steroids and injections that can, sometimes, stimulate hair regrowth. Topica ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Alopecia: This occurrence associates with stress. Hair health is influenced by nutrition, vitamin adequacy, mineral adequacy, scalp blood flow, circulatory vigo ... Read More
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