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I'm a 44 year old healthy female. I'm loosing my hair rapidly. Since 10 years I'm suffering from the same. Now my head's skin is visible. I'm really very depressed. Tried few remedies including Castor oil, onion juice application. Using mintop 2 since 6 months and keraglow medicine also but nothing working. Pls help me. Recently bought bontress shampoo also.
I have very soft and straight hairs but recently they are turning dry and curly. Need to shampoo them every alternate day now. Also having mild dandruff. Please suggest.
My wife a white patch on her face. We went to see a ayurvedic doctor and he said that it was due to fungal infection and gave us a oil for applying on the patch. Even after 2 weeks the patch is still there and a new one is forming. Both of the patch itches.
Helo doctor I have patches my face so I am suffering. Doctor is suggestion biluma cream I try this cream two days. Any side effect this cream.
I am Pooja have dark gray pigmation spot on neck, face and on eyes. I also tried Kaya's peel treatment. What should I do to get rid of these spots.
My father is diabetic. He is having that Acne*(in Hindi as type phunsi) that is quite painful it happens to a place near hips portion. Once its get over new acne will come what's the proper treatment for that why it is happing again and again. Please suggest me proper cure for same.
I have severe jock itch with sweating. Please provide a topical cream which is anti fungal and antibacterial as well. Thanks.
Alopecia is a medical term used for baldness. There are different sorts of alopecia, including alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is a condition that causes a person’s hair to fall out in patches. It is an autoimmune disease where the person’s own immune system attacks his body, the hair follicles in this case. When this happens, the individual's hair starts to fall out, usually in patches. The degree of hair loss varies from person to person.
Rarely, the person loses all the hair on his or her head (alopecia areata totalis) or whole body (alopecia areata universalis). The person’s genetics may trigger the autoimmune response of alopecia areata, alongside other unknown triggers. For a few people, hair becomes back yet drops out again later. Some people’s hair does grow back. Every case is exceptional. The condition usually occurs when white platelets attack the cells in the hair follicles, making them shrink.
While researchers are uncertain why these changes take place, it appears that hereditary traits are included, as alopecia areata will probably happen in a person who has a relative with the same illness. One in five individuals with the infection have a relative who has also developed alopecia areata. It is also believed that it mostly occurs in people with a family history of other autoimmune diseases such as arthritis or type 1 diabetes.
Alopecia areata cannot be cured but it can be managed in terms of symptoms and hair can grow back. By and large, alopecia areata is treated with medications that are used for different conditions. Treatment choices for alopecia areata include:
- Corticosteroids: These are anti-inflammatory medications that are recommended for immune system illnesses. Corticosteroids can be given in the form of an injection into the scalp or different areas, orally (as a pill), or applied as a balm or a cream.
- Topical immunotherapy: This kind of treatment might be used if the baldness or hair loss recurs. The irritation that the medicines cause may cause hair regrowth.
- Rogaine (minoxidil): This topical medication is now used as a treatment for hair loss. It for the most part takes around 12 weeks of treatment with Rogaine before hair starts to grow back.
A few people with alopecia areata use alternative therapy to treat their condition. These may include:
- Herbal supplements
- Wearing covers (wigs, caps, or scarves) to shield the head.
- A number of people with new-onset alopecia areata have had stress in life, for example, work, family, deaths, surgeries and accidents. Nonetheless, this has not been proven as a cause scientifically.
- Applying sunscreen to shield uncovered areas or patches from sunburns.
- Wearing shades to shield the eyes from the sun if the eyelashes have dropped out.