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Doctor insights on: Alopecia Barbae White Hairs

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Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Many a times: Alopecia Barbae = Bald spots in bearded areas. See Dermatologist. (Many a times the hair grows back - not all of them. The treatments that help sometimes are 1.Minoxidil 2. Cortizone creams (more help with injections) and 3.? Anthralin cream or ointment.)

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Tips to help grow hair lost from alopecia?

Tips to help grow hair lost from alopecia?

Depends: That depends on the cause of the alopecia. Dermatologists can evaluated to determine cause. There are specific treatments for different problems.

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Can total hair lose from alopecia be cured?

Can total hair lose from alopecia be cured?

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, .

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Will hair lost due to alopecia ever grow back?

Will hair lost due to alopecia ever grow back?

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.

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My hair Alopecia I need help to return my hairs?

My hair Alopecia I need help to return my hairs?

Several...: Get a regular health check up. If everything is ok.....take Biotin 5mg daily, increase your protein intake. Do not put any chemicals on your scalp. Natural oil can be used. Excessive oiliness or dryness need to be addressed.

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Will getting your hair colored make alopecia worse?

Will getting your hair colored make alopecia worse?

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.

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Can chemical alopecia be cured o lost a lot hair due to chemicals?

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..

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Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

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.

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Do alopecia affect all the hair on a human body?

Do alopecia affect all the hair on a human body?

Usually not: Typically, alopecia refers to the loss of hair from your head. There is one form of alopecia where a person has no hair at all (not venen eyebrows!). This tends to be very rare.

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What form of alopecia is it when u lose all hair even eyebrows?

Alopecia universalis: Alopecia refers to hair loss while universalis refers to whole body, including eyebrows. Totalis refers to loss of all scalp hair, which typically excludes facial hair.

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Does using hair color is also a main cause in hairfall or alopecia?

Possible: Anything that alters hair protein (heat, chemicals, physical trauma) can weaken the hair and cause it to break off prematurely.

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I had alopecia 22yrs ago which I lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?

I had alopecia 22yrs ago which I lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?

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.

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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.

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.

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Does alopecia treat hair loss effectively?

Alopecia not therapy: Alopecia is not a treatment or a therapy for hair loss.Alopecia is hair loss.

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Can my hair grow back from alopecia totalis?

Doubtful: Alopecia totalis is the most severe type of a skin condition that is thought to be autoimmune. The prognosis is guarded.

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