I have alopecia areata and I feel pain at the paches on my scalp. Why?
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Pain with alopecia areata
In general there is no pain associated with alopecia areata. If you are concerned you need to see a doctor for a proper exam
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Alopecia Areata & Pain
Pain is uncommon with alopecia but burning and tingling can occur.
Be sure to get proper advice from the appropriate specialist. Steroid injections are the appropriate treatment for most individuals with patchy alopecia. Topical steroids and minoxidil are also commonly prescribed.
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