What is alopecia - Alopecia areata usually presents as patches of hair loss on thescalp, it may appear on body but in rare cases. - In many cases the hair regrows but in some cases the hair loss is permanent.
- Alopecia areata affects both males & females.
1- Steroid injection: may use for one or more small to medium sized bold patches. This can be don
2- Topical steroid: steroid cream, gel …. etc, it help hair regrowth but steroid injection may be more efficient.
3- Topical minoxidil solution: it need a private prescription. It isn’t suitable for everyone for some medical reasons.
How to cope with the emotional pain of hair loss:
For sure, hair loss causes low self- esteem and in severe cases may lead to anxiety.
- You can wear a wig, there are many stylish wigs that can transform your appearance and make you feel good
- If you are feeling bad and suffering from depression you should talk to mental health professional.
- You can write your feeling in social group to release the pain and feel good