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Are There Any Effective Treatments For Alopecia Universalis
Unfortunately No!: Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder with varying extent of hairloss. Alopecia universalis is the most extensive and can be hard to treat. Sometime there is spontaneous improvement but the course is unpredictable. Treatment with agents that induce irritant dermatitis (dncb) and other immune modulators can be tried. However patients with alopecia totalis usually have a poorer prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely: This is most often from alopecia areata which is a sporadic autoimmune disease. Even if he does, there's no point worrying. I'd imagine that have a totally smooth husband or wife would be really nice. I know bodybuilders who have all their hair removed. 95% of good looks in a man or woman is physical fitness and overall self-care. That's entirely under your kids' control. ...Read more
It is treatable: It is also alopecia areata. Alopecia areata can regrow on its own. There are a lot of different therapies that have been tried to affect the immune system. Prevention is hard to do, because it is not predictable as to when it will return if it returns. That's it is difficult to do constant therapy that may not be needed. ...Read more
Alopecia areata: While there is neither a cure for alopecia areata and the less common form alopecia universalis, or drugs approved for its treatment, some people find that medications approved for other purposes can help hair grow back, at least temporarily. ...Read more
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