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Contagious (Definition)

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Can you tell me how contagious is alopecia areata: ophiasis?

Can you tell me how contagious is alopecia areata: ophiasis?

Not contagious: alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder than affects hair follicles, causing hair loss. It is not contagious (you can't give it to someone else), but it can progress in anyone who has it. You should see a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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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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My son is 6 month’s old. He is suffering from alopecia like spot in his head, we are using zydip_c from 2 weeks but we are not getting the best result

My son is 6 month’s old. He is suffering from alopecia like spot in his head, we are using zydip_c from 2 weeks but we are not getting the best result

Don't rush it: Many causes of alopecia. First of all, which side is he sleeping on? Commonly, children rub their hair. Wouldn't worry, wouldn't do anything at the present time. ...Read more

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How to cure alopecia?

How to cure alopecia?

Start medication now: For male pattern baldness. Get evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have better results by starting now with minoxidil and dutasteride. Hair loss is progressive, so the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. Try meds first. If they don't stop the loss, you can consider transplant. ...Read more

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Any way to treat alopecia?

Any way to treat alopecia?

Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

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What causes alopecia in women?

What causes alopecia in women?

Many causes.: Can be autoimmune, hormonal or nutritional. Need to see a dermatologists. ...Read more

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Can alopecia be cured and how?

Can alopecia be cured and how?

Depends: Alopecia can be a separate disease but is normally a symptom or an inherited problem and not a seperate disease. The first step to determine if it can be reversed is to determine the cause. You will need to see a doctor who deals with your problem to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have alopecia. Can it be cured?

I have alopecia. Can it be cured?

Tel Effl. Spontaneous: If you have telegen effluvium due to postpartum hair loss, lack of eating redmeat, lsck of iron, zinc, HUGE stress, and secondary to meds like antidepressants, reducing the triggers has a good chance of having it cured spontaneously. ...Read more

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How could female alopecia be cured?

How could female alopecia be cured?

Alopecia: I hope this is not the effect of your hairstylist.
The best doctor to see would be a dermatologist! ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure alopecia?

Is there any way to cure alopecia?

Depends on the Cause: Alopecia can be caused by many different diseases. The treatment depends on the cause, so it is important to get a proper diagnosis. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who has significant experience dealing with the many different causes of hair loss so you can be assured you are getting a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen. ...Read more

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I have alopecia aerta. What is the cure?

I have alopecia aerta. What is the cure?

There's no cure: Forgive my frankness. This is the truth. You will need to adapt. I have a physician friend who has it; he's a fitness guy and loves the cleanness and freedom it gives him. Many athletes are fully smooth by choice. If you're a female, it's your choice as to whether to wear a hairpiece or simply choose baldness as a fashion statement. This may not be what you want to hear. But it's the best advice. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have alopecia?

Could it be something bad if I have alopecia?

Cosmetic: The only internal association alopecia aerate is occasional thyroid inflammation. Otherwise ot is limited to a cosmetic issue and is treatable. ...Read more

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Is hairzone (himalaya) better for alopecia areta?

Is hairzone (himalaya) better for alopecia areta?

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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What happens if u have alopecia is there prescribed medicine?

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What happens if u have alopecia is there prescribed medicine?

Alopecia: Choice of treatment depends on type of alopecia. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is alopecia totalis?

What is alopecia totalis?

Alopecia totalis: Alopecia areata is a chronic inflammatory disorder causing nonscarring hair loss. In a minority of patients the entire scalp can be affected, which is called alopecia totalis. It is believed to be an autoimmune disorder which may also have a genetic or heritable component. ...Read more

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Is alopecia heredity? Thanks

Can be: Please see dermatologist for evaluation. There are many causes of hair loss. ...Read more

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What can cure alopecia totalis?

What can cure alopecia totalis?

Alopecia totalis: Intralesional or topical corticosteroids are the initial treatment for most patients with patchy alopecia areata. Topical immunotherapy can be used as first-line treatment for patients with extensive disease in which greater than 50% of scalp hair is lost. Some second line therapies include minoxidil, anthralin, and photochemotherapy. Systemic therapy is usually reserved for refractory cases. ...Read more

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Is going bald solves my alopecia?

Is going bald solves my alopecia?

Alopecia: There is no cure for Alopecia but in men there is pattern baldness which is often familial ...Read more

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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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How can I address alopecia totalis?

How can I address alopecia totalis?

Alopecia totalis: Intralesional or topical corticosteroids are the initial treatment for most patients with patchy alopecia areata. Topical immunotherapy can be used as first-line treatment for patients with extensive disease in which greater than 50% of scalp hair is lost. Some second line therapies include minoxidil, anthralin, and photochemotherapy. Systemic therapy is usually reserved for refractory cases. ...Read more

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Will there ever be a cure for alopecia?

Will there ever be a cure for alopecia?

A tough question: Well, given that there are several possible causes for hair loss it may be too much to expect a cure for all of them. And the genetic basis for some hair loss will be a tough one to develop a cure for. There are treatments but none currently that could be considered a cure. Sorry for the less than positive answer. ...Read more

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Can Mometasone be used to treat alopecia?

No: Semisynthetic typical steroid. It has no place in the management of alopecia. ...Read more

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What can cause alopecia in a 16 year old?

Lots: Stress can cause hair loss. Hypothyroidism is a common cause. Girls who twirl their hair or pull it back too tightly can also lose hair. A numer of nutritional defiencies can cause hair loss. Some times it can just be hereditary alopecia at a young age. ...Read more

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