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Treatment for alopecia universalis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi!
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help?
User :   I wanted to know about alopecia universalis
User :   my husband is suffering from this
Doctor :   ok
User :   is any transplant/cure available
Doctor :   its also called alopecia areata universalis
User :   yes i know
Doctor :   ok
User :   any cure?
Doctor :   There is no standard treatment for alopecia universalis
User :   does hair transplant helps?
Doctor :   Many treatments have been explored, including immunomodulatory agents such as imiquimod.
User :   Hair transplant?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Follicular Unit Transplant: Doctor :   Follicular hair transplant consists in removing a single follicular unit and transplanting on the donor site, mainly used for hair line construction.
User :   ok
User :   where can i get it done,
User :   how much expenses?
Doctor :   you can have a rough estimate on our home page
User :   is the treatment painful?
User :   what is the prognosis?
Doctor :   there are various factors that determine the prognosis
Doctor :   like any under lying medicl illness
Doctor :   expertise of the cnsultant
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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