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Dr. Joseph Eastern Dr. Eastern
Dermatology
40 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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How can I cure alopecia naturally without wasting mooney or looking stupic?

How can I cure alopecia naturally without wasting mooney or looking stupic?

There are many...: ...Kinds of alopecia, with many causes, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan. Your dermatologist can help you with this. Most "natural" hair loss treatments are, indeed, a waste of money - so get professional help for this. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Daniel Saurborn Dr. Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology
19 years in practice
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
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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

Dr. Howard Feinberg Dr. Feinberg
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
33 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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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

Dr. Walter Futterweit Dr. Futterweit
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
60 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper Dr. Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
47 years in practice
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. John Ebner Dr. Ebner
Dermatology
14 years in practice
Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Edward Neilsen Dr. Neilsen
Family Medicine
15 years in practice
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
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How can alopecia be cured in women ?

Depends on the cause: Alopecia means hair loss. The most common causes are androgenic (hormonal), areata (allergic/inflammatory), and traction (due to trauma, pulling, or even vigorous hair care). Therefore, treatment also varies. A small biopsy may be helpful with identifying the cause and narrowing down treatment options. Don't forget about thyroid problems too! ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Laura Anissian Dr. Anissian
Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of alopecia and how to cure this? Its going to be about 1 year .i am suffering from this disease

What are the symptoms of alopecia and how to cure this? Its going to be about 1 year .i am suffering from this disease

Alopecia: Unfortunately, alopecia is difficult to treat. Sometimes it can resolve on its own with time, sometimes not. There are some successful reports of using topical steroids for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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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

Dr. Michael Ekizian Dr. Ekizian
Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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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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Dr. Donald Shenenberger Dr. Shenenberger
Dermatology
21 years in practice
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Clarence Lyons Dr. Lyons
Family Medicine
16 years in practice
Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
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Can you please tell me the reasons and cure for alopecia?

Type of alopecia: Some causes may be autoimmune, genetic, or viral. Treatment may not be needed. Find out the type of alopecia. If it is alopecia areata, there are topical steroids, puva, topical immune medications, and minoxidil. Talk to a doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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70% alcohol can cure alopecia by rubbing the affected parts 2 times a day?Is this true?Thank you.

Alopecia: Alcohol will not cure alopecia. Alopecia is hair loss. Alopecia can be caused by: infections, medications, stress, genetics, thyroid disease, anemia and others. See your dermatologist to find the cause of your alopecia then it can be easily treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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Is there a cure for alopecia totalis?

Is there a cure for alopecia totalis?

Alopecia totalis: This depends on how long the condition has been present. In the early stage of this extreme hair loss on the scalp, there are certain topical medications that have been used as well as injections of a steroid over a period of weeks or months. A dermatologist will be able to discuss many or all of the various remedies that are now being used. No over-the-counter treatments will help. Best luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon Dr. Ablon
Dermatology
25 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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How to cure alopecia areata?

How to cure alopecia areata?

I find : that intralesional injections help hair grow back faster, I also offer Laser hair growth, and supplements. Other medications are on the horizon for the more aggressive forms of AA (alopecia totalis or universalis). Most of the time AA is self limiting, to date there is no "cure" per say. ...Read more

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Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Can alopecia areata be cured?

Usually treated: Most with aopecoa aerate will respond to treatment. Depending on severity limited alopecia aerate will relsove but may occur later. Extensive alopecia aerate is more difficult to treat, oral simvistatin works well for many who used it. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman Dr. Altman
Dermatology
24 years in practice
University of Sheffield Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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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, . ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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How long does it take to cure alopecia using Ayurveda methods?

How long does it take to cure alopecia using Ayurveda methods?

It won't happen: Don't expect results. If you have male pattern baldness, and you want to treat it, get with a mainstream physician for medical or transplant Rx. If it's alopecia areata or telogen effluvium, it may remit on its own. Many men embrace their masculinity and genetics and focus on fitness -- do this and you'll look and feel great regardless of where there is and isn't hair. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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