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Can you tell me what medicines i must use for alopecia barbae (beard hair loss) in india ?

Can you tell me what medicines i must use for alopecia barbae (beard hair loss) in india ?

Hair Loss: Try rogaine (minoxidil) for men used twice a day. The first thing to do is to find the cause of the hair loss. Is it alopecia areata, caused by thyroid disease, caused by medications, caused by systemic disease. Caused by hereditary factors? See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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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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How alopecia on a beard is treated?

How alopecia on a beard is treated?

There are different: possible reasons for alopecia - whether it is on the scalp or the chin. This would require evaluation before a treatment plan could be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between alopecia areata barbae vs. beards that were just always patchy to begin with?

Is there a difference between alopecia areata barbae vs. beards that were just always patchy to begin with?

YES: So called "patchy" beards have hair growth everywhere but LESS growth in "patches"...ALOPECIA = NO HAIR AT ALL ..that is BALD SPOTS! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I lost some hair in oval shape of my beard doctors told that it is alopecia areata, i just wanted to know whether it can spread over scalp.

I lost some hair in oval shape of my beard doctors told that it is alopecia areata, i just wanted to know whether it can spread over scalp.

Depends: It all depends on what the cause is. As alopecia can be associated with an autoimmune disorder, the type of disorder will determine whether the other areas of the body may be involved or not. ...Read more

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I am having a bald spot on beard.. Is this mean I do have alopecia areata.. And also my hair loss have started..?

I am having a bald spot on beard.. Is this mean I do have alopecia areata.. And also my hair loss have started..?

May be a few things: A bald spot on the beard could be alopecia areata (aa). However, there can be many other causes. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked out. They will be able to tell you easily what is causing the baldness. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I have alopecia areata due to hyperthyroidism due to which I have bald patches on my beard. I am on neomercazole now. How can I regain my hair ??

See a dermatologist: A. Areata is not caused by thyroid disease. It is an autoimmune disorder. People with 1 autoimmune disease are at increased risk for another. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease. Treatment of each problem is specific and separate. ...Read more

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I have bald patches on my beard?

"Areata Barbae": is a known dermatological condition!!! For further diagnosis/treatment an evaluation by a Board Certified Dermatologist is recommended! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more