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I have alopecia fir 1 year not growing

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I have alopecia fir 1 year not growing

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I am sorry to hear this. What investigations have you had? What treatment have you tried?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hi
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
This might be easier to understand
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I had the injections in may
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Veryvery little growth
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
It’s really upsetting and causing me a lot of distress

I am sorry to hear. As you know it can be a permanent condition. Have you been referred onto another specialist?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No I haven’t
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
If there’s growth does that not mean it’s growing
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Do you recommend a special diet or any better medication / vitamins

A healthy diet is enough. Steroid treatment tends to be the only option otherwise there are quite limited options. If there is hair growth, this may continue.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I’m so distraught I’m on edge it’s not doing anything for my health
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I can’t bear it

I can only imagine. You should be under a dermatologist to manage this

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Well I am seeing one like I did in may and the next ones are in November
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Is that too far apart
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hello When will you call?

I can call in 45 minutes

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hi how long in the system does the alopecia start before the hair starts falling out?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Can too much exercise cause this autoimmune disease

I do not think there is an answer to your first question, and over doing exercise can add stress therefore contribute to stress on your body, but not a cause to an autoimmune problem.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Also I have had hard dark dry skin on my big toes for many years, I want to get rid of this is there any way?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
File attached (2M7L4MM)
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Can autoimmune get worse if you had something you don’t know about?

There may be an associate if an autoimmune condition is the cause, but I think this is likely to be unrelated.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you and the dry skin on foot?

That could be through a form of eczema, or even fungal cause. For a new issue please could you start a new question, thanks

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Is the regaine foam as good as lotion?

Personal preference, contains the same drug

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Can lack of sleep and or anxiety cause alopecia universalis
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
How about hormones
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hi is there a way of getting better sleep quality as I still feel sleepy when I awake

Hi, please could you start a new thread for a new question, thank you