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What is the correlation between allergies and alopecia areata?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Autoimmune response
It is an autoimmune response against the hair that stops to from growing.
Similar but not identical changes can occur in the skin, lungs, eye. There is no specific allergen in alopecia aerate.

In brief: Autoimmune response
It is an autoimmune response against the hair that stops to from growing.
Similar but not identical changes can occur in the skin, lungs, eye. There is no specific allergen in alopecia aerate.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Correlation
Alopecia areata is thought to be an autoimmune condition.
Allergies are usually not autoimmune but are rather triggered by an allergen or an irritant.

In brief: Correlation
Alopecia areata is thought to be an autoimmune condition.
Allergies are usually not autoimmune but are rather triggered by an allergen or an irritant.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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