Best Alopecia Areata Treatment in Hyderabad
What makes Trichos one of the best hair clinics in Hyderabad is our equal expertise in treating both scarring and non-scaring forms of alopecia including alopecia areata.
Known to be an autoimmune disease, alopecia areata leads to the formation of spot baldness with round spots seen in affected areas of the scalp.
Regarded as hereditary in nature, a delay in alopecia areata treatment can spread the baldness as it’s seen covering wider areas of the scalp in some patients.
What happens in alopecia areata?
In this hair loss condition, the patient’s white blood cells target and destroy his or her hair follicles. The spots, where the attack takes place, hair regrowth stops.
It gradually develops into bald patches at the spots with most patients being left with one prominent bald spot in either round or oval shape that goes on to expose their bare skin.
The hairloss condition surface among the young population, especially those who are in the 15-30 age group and seen equally in both male and female population.
It is easily identified with the unique shape of exclamation mark that it leaves on the hair as the lower portion gets eaten away.
Types of alopecia areata
There are two types of alopecia areata: Severe & less severe.
In its extreme format – that happens when the right alopecia areata treatment is delayed – it can take one of the two forms: Alopecia totalis & Alopecia universalis.
Whereas in less severe format, alopecia areata can be seen to take these forms:
Alopecia areata monolocularis: In this condition, the baldness spot is confined to one place.
Alopecia areata barbae: Here, the disease attacks hair follicles on the patient’s beard region.
Hairloss medicine in Alopecia Areata Treatment
One of the best tried and tested methods in Alopecia Areata cure is the use of medicine for hair fall control under expert supervision.
Popular alopecia areata treatment options include the use of steroids as they are known to prevent the destruction of hair follicles by the body’s immune cells.
It can be applied to the affected spots in the form of steroid cream, oral steroid or by direct injections but the excess application of steroids may leave adverse side-effects such as osteoporosis.
This is not all as some other common medicines for hair fall control used as part of alopecia areata treatment includes:
Minoxidil: Though it is used mainly for male pattern baldness treatment, it is known to work in alopecia areata patients too.
Cyclosporine: This drug is known to suppress the immune system from attacking hair follicles, but it is known to leave its adverse side-effects in some patients.
Dinitrochioro benzene (DNCB): Those exhibiting severe forms of alopecia areata are sometimes administered DNCB as it is seen to lead to hair regrowth, but it must be taken with extreme caution.
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