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Neck Down Alopecia
I have had oval shaped bald spots appear and disappear on my pubic area and neck.Any idea what this might be?
Probably: You probably have alopecia areata but see dermatologist to find out absolutely. ...Read more
A friend of mine has recently saw that he has two small bald spots on the back of his head close to neck. what can he do to have hair regrow?
Small bald spot front of hair last two months, i think from pony tails so i've stopped. Still thinning though and now rash on back of neck hairline.
Balding for 8 yrs from age 12-20 almost bald about 1+hands full of hair per day shots in head 1xmonth painful neck migraines bloating no periods. Help?
See a dermatologist: Start with a precise definition of the process. Bring with you every pill or other treatment used in recent months. Be prepared to answer questions about menst periods, any illnesses or injuries, weight change. Alopecia areata? ...Read more
24 yr old F. Recently diagnosed with alopecia. It keeps spreading and finding more patches. Is there a way to slow down spreading? It also itches.
R/o fungal infection: Sounds like alopecia areata, but with itching, I'd get a fungal culture from the areas to rule out a fungus infection as cause. sometimes even without itch, spots that look just like alopecia areata can be caused by a fungus, which would be treated with oral antifungal +/- medicated shampoo and topical anti-fungal. Alopecia areata that is spreading quickly often treated with systemic steroid. ...Read more
Alopecia Areata.: See your physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Alopecia areata cannot be cured; however, it can be treated and hair can grow back. Treatment options for alopecia areata include:corticosteroids:injection locally to the bald patches., Minoxidil , vitamins and stress reduction. ...Read more
I'm a 24 yr old F who's doc diagnosed with alopecia recently. My patches keep spreading. A way to stop spreading or slow it down? It itches also.
Alopecia: Didn't your doctor recommend treatment? Please get a referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
No: See a dermatologist for precise diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
*Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *Tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *Exercise 5x/week *on Clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good ???
How do you FEEL?: Individual heart rates vary tremendously and there's almost no science here, though there's a great deal of superstition. How is your blood pressure? I trust you're not taking a medicine as tricky as verapamil to treat a number. Since you're exercising, and I take it have normal exercise tolerance without being interrupted by shortness of breath, I'd urge you to be thankful for good health. ...Read more
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