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Alopecia Barbae White Hairs
Alopecia areata: When there is complete hair loss from scalp (alopecia totalis) or from entire body (alopecia universalis) due to autoimmune attack on hair follicles, there are treatments available, however it often is a challenge to treat. The sooner the treatment is started, the more hair can possibly be recovered. Long standing alopecia areata is difficult to reverse. There is no cure for alopecia areata, .
Depends...: ...On the kind of alopecia and how long it has been present. There are many causes, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Some types of inherited and scarring alopecias, unfortunately, are irreversible. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan, if treatment is possible. Your dermatologist can help you with this.
Rarely: If the hair dye is done properly and you are not allergic to it and your scalp is not burned in the process it should not contribute to hair loss. If anything it may make your hair look thicker.
Functional medicine: Hair production is the result of metabolic activity going on inside the follicular cells. Prognosis would be related to the type of chemical, route of administration (was it rubbed on?) and the identity and variety of various toxins, nutritional intervention and detoxification. Gi-immune management..See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most likely time should cure it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello, I have abig problem with my hair, you know that's so poor. And have alopecia since 3 years ago, but my hair not getting better, please help me?
Check it out: See your doc to make surer you do not have thyroid or autoimmune issues.
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.
Possible: Anything that alters hair protein (heat, chemicals, physical trauma) can weaken the hair and cause it to break off prematurely.
I had alopecia 22yrs ago which I lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?
I m having problem of hair fall from the whole body though im not having alopecia, and growth is continue but hairs r falling.
See derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 20 y/o male and I am losing my hair very significantly. It seems like normal alopecia and the roots are white when they fall. Please help me.
Hair loss in 20 yo M: The question is what is the pattern of hair loss? Is it frontal, temporal and vertex like male pattern hair loss? Is there a family history of pattern hair loss? If the hair loss is diffuse from all over the scalp, particularly if all the roots are white, you need an exam by a dermatologist to see if this is another form of hair loss which may be caused by meds, stress, metabolic problems, etc.See 2 more doctor answers