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Medicine for alopecia areata - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Hi doc, I am student at xxxx xxxx and been affected by alopecia since 6 months and not been able to find a proper solution. The affected areas is my face
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age: 28, Gender: Male, Occupation: Student, Location: xxxx, Marital Status: Married, Weight: 80, Height: 5'11, Dependants: No.
Doctor :   Do you mean alopecia areata?
User :   Yes, I have hair loss and patches on my face
Doctor :   If so there is no cure for it as such but the trial of steroids are given
Doctor :   as injections
Doctor :   for sometimes
Doctor :   and it proves worthy for people
Doctor :   So you can approach a dermatologist or Trichologist
Doctor :   for this
User :   means you are suggesting that i might take steroids?>
User :   might have to take*
Doctor :   i am not suggesting you that is the only available one
Doctor :   right now
Doctor :   giving superficial injection over the area
Doctor :   that have very less side effects
User :   okay, i got it, Doc, how painful is that procedure?
Doctor :   since it is seen that the injection is not crossing s
Doctor :   skin barrier and not causing the side effects
Doctor :   You have the same pain as you take an injection
Doctor :   that is it
User :   Doc, i am taking homeopathy medicine, what do you think whether that would help
User :   ?
Doctor :   As I am an allopathic i have little knowledge
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
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Doctor :   s there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   yes, the details are correct. thanks for your help and cooperation.
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