Alopecia areata, what is it?

alopecia-areata Although usually the alopecia It is characterized as a certainly common problem well known by most people, the truth is that within their own alopecia in itself, we find the so-called alopecia areata .

In a certain sense, it is a type of alopecia somewhat curious, because it is an alteration in which usually appear rounded areas (usually the size of a pea) in which hair does not grow.

In fact, it is usually a common problem that affects many men, especially in the area of ​​the beard (chin and cheeks). In this sense, this problem tends to become much more visible when you spend days without shaving.

Causes of alopecia areata

Despite the fact that, for sure, the causes of alopecia areata , most experts believe that it is the person's own body that manufactures a series of "anomalous" defenses that attack the hair follicles.

With regard to the conditions or not to be able to suffer it, it is believed that there is a certain family predisposition, although it can also come to appear through stress.

Treatment of alopecia areata

He treatment more suitable for alopecia areata It usually consists of subcutaneous injections of corticosteroids in areas that have been affected.

Another treatment is the performance of friction with an anthralin cream, which helps the skin irritate. However, the first treatment is one of the most appropriate.

With regard to its cure, many specialists agree that about 80% of cases disappear spontaneously after 3 to 6 months.

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