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Alopecia Areata/Hairloss

Patient: I have Alopecia Areata. It started as one circle on my head and after a few months a new one came. I am scared that a third one and forth one will come. What can I do?

 

 

Symptoms: To hairless circles on my head.

 

 

Doctor: Hello,thanks for your query on ATD.Alopecia areata is a condition with natural healing within a year. However, ne w bald area may appear at new sites. If there is a rapid spread of area & number of lesions it is time to visit your Dermatologist.Hope this helps.Good wishes.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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