ALOPECIA AREATA SYMPTOMS, CAUSES & TREATMENT

                                 Alopecia areata alopecia areata is a condition that causes a person's hair to fall out alopecia is the medical term for hair loss there are various types of alopecia. Alopecia areata symptoms and causes alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease where a persons immune system attacks the body in this case the hair follicles when this happens the persons hair begins to fallout often in clumps the size and shape of a quarter the extent of the hairless varies in some cases it is only in a few spots in others the hair loss can be greater on rare occasions the person loses all of the hair on his or her had alopecia areata Total us or entire body alopecia areata.                    

           
ALOPECIA AREATA
                  

        In simple words Alopecia areata is nothing but hair loss is patchy area is very small patches are there discrete patches are there from which hair is lost it is thought to be autoimmune ,autoimmune means body is working against its own order hair,hair follicle is part and parcel of our own body and in that person in that much patchy area body feels that,that hair is not its part what is acting against that hair and killing that hair or destroying that hair with antibodies so antibodies are formed against persons own hair leading to patchy hair loss this patches may be discrete or collage to form large-area if patches are minimum then chances of responding that hair loss to the therapies are good but in one to two percent patients of alopecia areata those persons whole scalp or whole body may.   

            Universalists it is believed that the persons genetic makeup may trigger the autoimmune reaction of alopecia areata along with a virus or a substance the person comes into contact with alopecia areata is an unpredictable disease in some people hair grows back but falls out again later in others hair grows back and remains each case is unique even if someone loses all of his or her hair there is a chance that it will grow back treatments alopecia areata cannot be cured however it can be treated and the hair can grow back in many cases alopecia is treated with drugs that are used for other conditions treatment options for alopecia areata include corticosteroids anti-inflammatory drugs that are prescribed for autoimmune diseases corticosteroids can be given as an injection into the scalp or other areas orally as a pill or applied topically rubbed into the skin as an ointment cream or foam response to therapy may be gradual Rogaine registered minoxidil this topical drug is already used as a treatment for pattern baldness it usually takes about 12 weeks of treatment with Rogaine
                 Before hair begins to grow other drugs that are used for alopecia with varying degrees of effectiveness include medications used to treat psoriasis and topical sensitizers drugs that are applied to the skin and cause an allergic reaction that can cause hair growth every individual needs unique treatment and care we encourage people with alopecia areata and their families to learn as much as possible about the latest medical treatment and approaches as well as healthy lifestyle choices please subscribe and comment if you have any latest medical treatment for this illness stay strong live long thank you
              Get evolved and those patients may turn from alopecia areata to alopeciatotalis that means loss of all hair or alopecia Universalis that means loss ofhair not only from scalp eyebrow, mustache beard but all of the body in from otherparts of body then it is called as an alopecia universalis and which is usually chronic and difficult to treat but dont worry usually 99% of patientsof these alopecia patches are limited and they respond well to thetreatment like these an alopecia areata when they are small only then we cantreat them and we can treat them with the help of oral steroids or topical steroids if we dont want to use steroids in some patient that we can useinstead of oral steroid 
           we can give in intra lesional steroids especially the patchwhich contains or the patch which is having alopecia areata in that patchonly a steroid injections can be given and steroid in small doses are notharmful but it is useful along with steroids intra lesional steroid there are othermethods also contact irritant methods with the help of an anthralin or tar orany irritant that can also lead to the change in topical immunity and hair can be grown. Topical minoxidil topical tacrolimus then cryo spread these are the other methods by which we can in through the alopecia areata and hair can come back eczema laser and targeted phototherapy are the two important other treatment modalities by                              
                 which we can bring back the hair in alopecia areata lesion and these all treatment modalities starting from in intralesional drugs to the targeted phototherapy eczema light and laser all these are available with us so don't worry alopecia area takes it is autoimmune disease but we can control it we can treat and that person can have hair back again for treating alopecia areata under one roof we are having all treatment modalities with  alopecia areata 
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