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Alopecia Areata

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Alopecia Areata is a condition in which patients get small round patches of hair loss that usually grow back on their own, or may persist for years. It can happen to anyone, but is more common in people with a family history of the disease.

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In alopecia areata, the body’s immune system attacks the root of the hair for unknown reasons. While most people get 1 or 2 small patches on their head, a rare minority of people can lose all of their scalp (alopecia totalis) and body hair (alopecia universalis). Nails may get tiny pinpoint dents. Alopecia Areata is not associated with any systemic health issues, but people with the disease may be more prone to allergies, asthma, eczema, thyroid dysfunction and vitiligo.

Alopecia Areata usually gets better by itself, but the timing is unpredictable. While there is no cure, the most common treatment is injection of corticosteroids into the affected areas to speed hair recovery. Other therapeutic options are also available in specific cases and can be discussed at the time of your visit.

Learn more about alopecia areata at MedicalNewsToday.

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To learn more about treatment options for alopecia areata, contact Spring Street Dermatology in SOHO, Tribeca, and Uptown, NYC to schedule a consultation. You can also schedule an appointment online here.

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