Definition-Alopecia areata is a disease in which theimmune system’s white blood cells mistakenly attack the growing cells in your hair follicles.
Quote/Statistic-Alopecia Areata affects more than 5million people in the United States of America.
•Burning•Itching•Hair falling out in patches•Can be seen in the beard, eyebrows, arms, and legs.•Rashes•Complete hair loss•Redness
•Men and women•Children•All ethnic backgrounds.•The elderly
•It is possible.•The hair may grow back, but can easily fall out again.•Notify a doctor if the affected hair has not grown back in a few months.•The color of the initial hair regrowth is white.•Hair regrowth is not likely•Hair regrowth may take place when the disease is specified
•Chemical treaments can make hair growth possible.•Dangerous- Can become worse by Alopecia Areata evolving into AlopeciaTotalis (complete hair loss)•Unhealthy•Unsafe•Can cost up to two-thousand dollars.
•Surgery•Scalp biopsy•Laser surgery•Injections•Local injections•Steroid injections under the skin•Coricosteroids•Oral corticosteroids
•Ointments• Topical ointments•Ointments for rashes, itching, burning, and redness•Therapy•Ultraviolet light therapy•Therapy may be needed for children because Alopecia Areata can affect their self-esteem.
•Immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles.•White blood cells think the growing cells in your hair folliclesare enemies and attack them, leaving you with Alopecia areata.•Genes and specific things in the environment are involved suchas germs, bacteria, and molds.
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