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Does acupuncture helps in alopecia areata?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: May

It may help but results are unpredictable and variable.
If the hair loss is too extensive or resistant to traditional medical treatment, acupuncture may help .Ask acupuncturist how many e/she has treted and achieved positive response.

In brief: May

It may help but results are unpredictable and variable.
If the hair loss is too extensive or resistant to traditional medical treatment, acupuncture may help .Ask acupuncturist how many e/she has treted and achieved positive response.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

While acupuncture has traditionally been used in china for various dermatological conditions, there is currently no supporting research-based evidence for its effectiveness.

In brief: No

While acupuncture has traditionally been used in china for various dermatological conditions, there is currently no supporting research-based evidence for its effectiveness.
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Dr. Lawrence Judy
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Sometimes

Repetitite use of a plum blossom may help to stimulate hair growth.

In brief: Sometimes

Repetitite use of a plum blossom may help to stimulate hair growth.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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2 comments
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Alopecia Areata can be difficult to treat. I recommend seeking dermatologic care. Sometimes, the injection of medications or the application of medications to the scalp can help.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
I agree Dr. Lodha
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