A 50-year-old female asked:
I had alopecia 22yrs ago which i lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Scott answered
17 years experience in Dermatology
Alopecia areata: Alopecia areata and alopecia universalis can recur. The body mounts an immune response to the base of the hair follicle, causing the follicle to "turn off." intervention is recommended, which often will include topical or injected steroids.
Answered on Apr 20, 2017
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