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There is baldness in my beard in neck side.It's spreading.How to cure?

There is baldness in my beard in neck side.It's spreading.How to cure?

Alopecia areata: Completely bald areas on scalp or beard could be due to stress reaction. Should get checked by a doctor to see if there is an infection or vitamin deficiency. There should be treatment for the bald spot. ...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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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?

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

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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.

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

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How can I prevent and slow down alopecia areata?

How can I prevent and slow down alopecia areata?

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

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*Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *Tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *Exercise 5x/week *on Clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good ???

*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

Dr. Emily Altman
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