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What can I expect ? alopecia areata

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nat Aug 27, 2019. 2 Replies

Hi Guys,I’m 28 years old and 8 months postpartum and have just been diagnosed with Alopecia areata. I lost my lower eyelashes, eyebrows thinning out, losing hair on scalp along facial edges and the…Continue

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Alopecia areata after pregnancy - advice

Hi All,I’m looking to get some advice regarding treatment. I was diagnosed with alopecia 5 months postpartum, I had a big patch on the sides of my scalp. Doctor said it could turn into alopecia totalis, so I was on Kenalog injection 5 months and all my hair grew back. Within a month of the last dose alopecia areata recurred and  this time I lost 75% of my hair in a month . Due to covid-19 doctors recommended me to take oral dexamethisone for a month and unluckily there was no improvement, I…See More
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Nat replied to AlAm's discussion What can I expect ? alopecia areata
"Hey, Your hair loss is probably due to the hormonal changes. Most likely it will resolve on it's own and you will get your hair back. I would not recommend oral steroids. They help but you can not take them for a long time. If you keep loosing…"
Aug 27, 2019
Alo-mom replied to AlAm's discussion What can I expect ? alopecia areata
"Good evening from Ca. Alopecia is a guessing game. Many times after giving birth different things are triggered in your body. As for Steroids, they may help, but are certainly not the cure. First I would suggest contacting the National Alopecia…"
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What can I expect ? alopecia areata

Hi Guys,I’m 28 years old and 8 months postpartum and have just been diagnosed with Alopecia areata. I lost my lower eyelashes, eyebrows thinning out, losing hair on scalp along facial edges and the sides of my scalp. I don’t see spots but they are really thin. Doctor mentioned I could lose all my hair eventually and spoke about oral steroids or injections.Just wanted to know from here, what more can I expect to happen? Has anyone had success with the steroids ? I feel really defeated and not…See More
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Alopecia areata after pregnancy - advice

Posted on June 21, 2020 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Hi All,

I’m looking to get some advice regarding treatment. I was diagnosed with alopecia 5 months postpartum, I had a big patch on the sides of my scalp. Doctor said it could turn into alopecia totalis, so I was on Kenalog injection 5 months and all my hair grew back. Within a month of the last dose alopecia areata recurred and  this time I lost 75% of my hair in a month . Due to covid-19 doctors recommended me to take oral dexamethisone for a month and unluckily there was no…

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