Could someone please let me know what's going on with my hair? It's been low and patchy like this going on 4 years. (Photo)
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If it is alopecia areata, they can be intermittent, and best treated as quickly as you can notice their onset. A simple medication will usually treat it quickly.
They can expand as well.
Diagnosis can be done either by history, physical and exam by your physician or simply a biopsy during active phase of the onset.
Hair loss -- PRP, Progesterone, Viviscal, Rogaine, Finesteride
Patchy hair loss
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A consultation with a hair loss specialist is needed for a thorough history and physical examination. A scalp biopsy is indicated to rule out an inflammatory scalp condition or scaring alopecia. Scalp biopsy should be read by a Dermato-Pathologist. Treatment is dependent on work up findings. All the best,
Bernardino A. Arocha,MD
Cause of hair loss
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