Sudden hair fall that occurs in circular patches. This hair loss can occur from the scalp and other areas of the body. There are 2 main types of Alopecia- Scarring, and Non-scarring.
Signs & Symptoms of Alopecia
Hair falls from the scalp or other areas of the body that occurs in circular patches.
Causes of Alopecia
Occurs when your immune system attacks your hair follicle cells which causes hair loss. This attack is brought about by your genetic makeup along with other factors such as stress.
Treatments for Alopecia
Diagnosis and treatment with topical and oral medication. A consultation with your dermatologist is the first step to determine what kind of alopecia you may be experiencing, whether any lab testing is required, and treatment options are available to you.