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Alopecia totalis: This is what you need to knw

About
It is a skin condition which results in hair loss

About 20% of individuals with Alopecia totalis have a family member who has alopecia. [1]

- Lab tests and imaging might be required.
- It can be treated by a medical practitioner.
- The success of treatment differs in individuals as there are some who can regrow their hair and some who can not.
- It is due to a rare autoimmune disease.

Alopecia totalis is a condition of the skin that induces loss of hair. It can cause small circular spots of hair loss on the scalp or absolute baldness.

Symptoms

- Initially, hair falls off in small patches.
- These patches gradually spread until the entire head is bald.
- The early sign of alopecia totalis is a complete loss of all head hair
- Brittle nails are also one of the symptoms.

Treatment

Self-care: It is best to get early treatment and specialist intervention so that the probability of the disorder getting more critical can be reduced.

Medications: Your specialist might prescribe medications such as antihypertensive vasodilator medications.
Specialists: There is no particular cure for alopecia, but a medical professional can recommend corticosteroids. Consult a dermatologist for the constant hair loss. mfine caters to different areas of health issues, and the perfect course of treatment can be chosen according to your requirements.

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