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alopecia areata

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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Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If the ... 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.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
I find : that intralesional injections help hair grow back faster, I also offer Laser hair growth, and supplements. Other medications are on the horizon for th ... Read More
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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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Patchy hair loss: Alopecia areata is patchy hair loss.
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
No evidence: Alopecia areata can heal without any treatment. It is is caused by a killer immune cell (either natural killer or t cell) attack on the hair follicl ... Read More
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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia areata: Patches of hair loss without any other symptoms whatsoever. The areas of hair loss do not itch, turn red, or have a rash. The skin appears completely ... Read More
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