Having no hair can affect your confidence but a lot of treatment are out there. The main treatment for Alopecia Totalis are therapies which focus on immunomodulation, such as glucocorticoid injections, anthralin, or glucocorticoids taken orally. We have heard reports from some that years of steroid therapy can put the condition into remission. Years of steroid therapy is not always enjoyable however, as there are side effects. It is important to comment that Rogaine (Minoxidil) is not effective for those with Alopecia Totalis. Some treatments which have been considered include Methotrexate, a treatment for autoimmune disorders, and corticosteroids have been proposed as treatments.
I understand how you feel, Clandestine. There is every chance that your hair will grow back, but it may fall out again. No one can tell you when it might fall out or grow back. You may lose more hair, or your hair loss may stop. The hair you have lost may or may not grow back. Even a person who has lost all of his hair may grow all of his hair back. The disease varies from person to person.
Yes, the state of depression is possibly the most common for all of us.
Originally Posted by fred970
I know, it is hard to accept the fact that you are balding especially at the age of 20s.
I agree with Fred that this 'hell' that is called hair loss can really encourage a man to become a strong person. The question is HOW?
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