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Signs and Symptoms of Alopecia Areata

Mar 17, 2019

Signs and Symptoms of Alopecia Areata

Are you suffering from alopecia areata? Looking for signs and symptoms of alopecia areata. This condition results in male pattern hair loss. To know more about alopecia, today Dr. Dhananjay Chavan will help you understand on it. Do read this blog till end, for better understanding. 

Signs and symptoms of alopecia areata

What is Alopecia Areata?

Alopecia areata is also called as patchy hair loss. This type of hair loss problem is sometimes noticeable and sometimes unnoticed. It develops when the immune system troubles the hair follicles, resulting in male pattern baldness. Sudden male pattern baldness may happen on the scalp and other parts of the body too. However, it can keep hair from coming back. When the hair does grow back, it’s possible for the hair to drop out once again. The degree of male pattern baldness and regrowth changes from individual-to-individual.

On recent researches, there is no cure for alopecia areata. There are medicines that may enable hair to grow back more rapidly and that can avoid future male pattern baldness.

 


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Alopecia areata symptoms

Do you know the primary symptom of alopecia areata is male pattern baldness? In this condition basically, hair drops out little round patches on the scalp. These patches are normally a few centimetres or less. Hair loss may likewise happen in different parts of the body. You will notice lots of hair on your pillow or during taking a shower. However, different kinds of sicknesses can likewise make hair drop out in a similar manner. Hair loss alone shouldn’t be used to analyze alopecia areata. In uncommon cases, a few people may encounter more frequent hair loss. This is normally a sign of another sort of alopecia:

  • Alopecia Totalis: Hair loss on the scalp and eyebrows.
  • Alopecia Universalis: Hair loss from the whole body.

The male pattern baldness related to alopecia areata is capricious and irregular. The hair may come back whenever and afterwards may drop out once more. The degree of male pattern baldness and regrowth fluctuates enormously from individual-to-individual.

 


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Watch this video on alopecia areata, by Dr. Manali Shah to know about alopecia areata.

 

What are the causes of alopecia areata?

Alopecia areata is an immune system ailment. An immune system disease develops when the immune system takes strong cells for failed cells. Ordinarily, the resistant framework guards your body against outside trespassers, for example, infections and microorganisms. In the event that you have alopecia areata, in any case, your immunity assaults your hair follicles. Hair follicles are the structures from which hairs develop. The follicles end up weaker and quit creating hair, promoting hair loss.

 


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Treatment of alopecia areata


 

Experts have not figured out the triggers that cause the immunity to assault hair follicles. However, it frequently happens in individuals who have a family history of other immune system illnesses. To know more, you can call us on +91-7798 022 622, our team will help you out. If you feel this video is valuable then you should share with your friends and family members.

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