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What is alopecia areata?

A common Hair condition, alopecia areata usually starts as a patch of small circle smooth surface baldness. These patches usually increase in shape and numbers and may affect any part of body(for example, the beard or eyebrows) The most extensive form is called alopecia totalis, in which the entire scalp goes bald. It’s important to emphasize that patients who have localized hair loss generally don’t go on to lose hair all over the scalp.

Hair specialist in delhi tells as Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks its own hair follicles. Most patients, however, do not have in side associated problems and need no medical diagnostic blood tests. Triggering factors for alopecia areata is frequently physical and mental stress, Hypothroidism and general debility. Alopecia leaves psychological stress on patients upto an extent.

Dermatologist and Trichologist in Delhi Dr.Sandesh Gupta provides the treatments for alopecia areata include Medical treatment , such as oral steroids, other immunosuppressives, or ultraviolet light therapy, For more widespread or severe cases injecting small amounts of steroids like triamcinolone into affected patches to stimulate hair growth. Although localized injections may not be practical for large areas, often this is a very effective treatment for alopecia. Sometimes, white hair temporarily regrows and then becomes dark. Trichologists at Skin n laser centre has solution for every diseases of Hair falling and Baldness.

 

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