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will my hair grow back after alopecia?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. There are a variety of treatments for it, including topical and intralesional corticosteroids as well as some systemic therapies.
Answered on Sep 27, 2017

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