steroid injections for alopecia areata will not cause stretch marks on scalp skin or on other sites of your body .
Steroids injections for alopecia Areata, can cause stretch marks on people who already have thin skin?
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Steroid injections for AA
Stretch marks from steroid injections are 'possible', albeit a very uncommon side effect when performed at low doses (less than 20 mg of triamcinolone acetonide every 6 weeks). Having performed steroid injections in over 800 patients this past year alone, I can tell you this is a very rare side effect. Stretch marks from steroids taken orally (i.e. oral Prednisone) on the other hand is much, much more common.
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