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I have developed a bald patch on my beard on the upper lip. It does not itch and the skin is not discoloured. What can be the causes and therapy?

I have developed a bald patch on my beard on the upper lip. It does not itch and the skin is not discoloured. What can be the causes and therapy?

Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body. It usually starts with one or more small, round, smooth patches. Treatment is with topical cortisone or cortisone shots injected into the area of hair loss. This condition may be associated with thyroid disease and or anemia. ...Read more

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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


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What are some OTC treatments for alpecia (small empty beard spots).?

What are some OTC treatments for alpecia (small empty beard spots).?

Alopecia areata: There aren't over the counter treatments for alopecia areata that are effective. You will just waste time trying a minimally effective treatment instead of jumping right on the condition with good treatment. The sooner you treat it the better chance of regrowth. See your dermatologist for effective therapy. ...Read more

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There is baldness in my beard in neck side.It's spreading.How to cure?

There is baldness in my beard in neck side.It's spreading.How to cure?

Alopecia areata: Completely bald areas on scalp or beard could be due to stress reaction. Should get checked by a doctor to see if there is an infection or vitamin deficiency. There should be treatment for the bald spot. ...Read more

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What are other alopecia treatment(s)?

What are other alopecia treatment(s)?

Dermatology W/U: The best way to address alopecia is via dermatologic evaluation. If the cause for hair loss can be determined than a very specific treatment plan can be made. In chinese medicine a plum blossom hammer can be helpful for hair regrowth. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for alopecia?

Alopecia: It really depends on the type of alopecia. With autoimmune alopecia, like areata, direct steroid injection into the affected area can work. Get rest, exercise and eat right as well for your general well being. ...Read more

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What is treatment for dandruff and alopecia?

Different answers: Only dermatologists can answer you both. In general, right kind of (medicated) shampoos is the first step for dandruff control. For alopecia, you probably mean hair loss not in any particular form, try rogain first. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatment for alopecia universalis?

Is there any new treatment for alopecia universalis?

Find root cause and.: Finding the root cause of the hair loss is first. Is it low thyroid, elevated dihydrotestosterone, gluten sensitivity, autoimmunity, infection or other. All of these issues need to be ruled-out then addressed appropriately. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for alopecia nervosa, and how do I get my hair to grow?

Is there a treatment for alopecia nervosa, and how do I get my hair to grow?

Reduce stress: If you are experiencing a lot of stress and noticing hair loss, the treatment should focus on reducing stress. Make sure you are not pulling on your hair, which will make it worse. Healthy nutrition is also important for many reasons. ...Read more

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Naturl treatment for alopecia?

Naturl treatment for alopecia?

ALOPECIA NATURAL RX: There is no "natural" treatment for alopecia (hairloss). Vitamins such as biotin and vitamin d can sometimes help. Check with your doctor to make sure these are ok for you. ...Read more

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