What causes hair loss along with thinning while using Triamcinolone Acetonide?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My Dr prescribed Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% for my hair loss believing it will help grow my very thinning hair back .??????
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Triamcinolone helpful in alopecia areata, lichen planus, DLE

Detailed Answer:
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Triamcinolone acetonide is a steroid which is effective in treatment of alopecia areata, hair loss due to specific diseases like lichen planus and discoud lupus erythematosus.
If you have any of these diseases then triamcinolone acetonide will be helpful.
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Dr Asmeet
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