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Noticed blank spot on hear after removal of hair. Suggest medication?

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My wife got a some hairs removed and a blank spot created on her head.
I need any medicine advice to stop it.
I have already discussed the condition with a Health magic Dr. who referred me this section with some attached photo of the spot.
Please help!
Posted Mon, 21 Oct 2013 in Hair Loss
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 19 hours later
Brief Answer:
alopecia aerata

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Thanks for the query,
she is suffering from a condition called as alopecia aerata.
The best treatment for this is injection triamcinolone.
Also application of a strong steroid like clobetasol will help her.
Dont worry it is not a severe condition.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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Follow-up: Noticed blank spot on hear after removal of hair. Suggest medication? 2 hours later
Does the injection triamcinolone and the strong steroid like clobetasol has side effects too?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
no side effects

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Dont worry this injection does not have any side effect.
Even clobetasol for a short period is good enough.
There are no side effects if it is used for a short period like two or three months.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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