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Is there a cure for Alopecia Areata hair loss?

There is not a cure for alopecia areata but there are drugs approved for its treatment. Doctors try several medications approved for promoting hair growth, but none cure the disease. Consult your doctor about the best option for you.

What medication is used to treat Alopecia Areat hair loss?

Steroids, Corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory drugs are often used in the treatment of various autoimmune diseases, including alopecia areata. Corticosteroids may be given as injections of steroids directly into the patches on the scalp or the effected area. It takes about 4 weeks for new hair growth to become visible, if there is any growth. Side effects of injections may be mild swelling, changes in pigmentation, or small indentations in the skin that go away when injections are stopped. Injections usually have to be repeated monthly. Large areas cannot be treated, because the discomfort and the amount of medicine become too great, with risk of side affects of hypertension and cataracts may occur.
 
Corticosteroids taken by mouth may be used in more extensive alopecia areata. But because of the risk of side effects of oral corticosteroids, such as hypertension and cataracts, they are used only occasionally for alopecia areata and for shorter periods of time.
 
Ointments containing steroids rubbed directly onto the affected area are preferred for children. However, corticosteroid creams are less effective than injections; they work best when combined with other topical treatments, such as minoxidil.
 
Topical minoxidil is FDA-approved for treating male and female pattern hair loss. It is used in alopecia areata to promote hair growth. It is applied twice daily and may be used on the scalp, brow, and beard areas. New hair growth may appear within three months after a daily use of the solution.

Anthralin is an approved treatment for psoriasis and is also commonly used to treat alopecia areata. Anthralin is applied for 20 to 60 minutes to avoid skin irritation. Anthralin or Sulfasalazine are often used in combination with other treatments, such as corticosteroid injections or minoxidil. 

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As hair loss symptoms occurs a physician diagnosis is needed to evaluate the underlying disorder responsible for the hair loss. We encourage you to schedule a consultation and see just how much you have to gain. As always, there is no obligation, no pressure, and complete discretion. Contact us... FREE Hair Consultation!

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