– An autoimmune disease develops when the immune system mistakes healthy cells for foreign substances. Normally, the immune system defends your body against foreign invaders, such as viruses and bacteria. If you have alopecia areata, however, your immune system mistakenly attacks your hair follicles.Sudden hair loss in circular patches on the scalp face and body.Hair loss is not accompanied by other visible evidence of scalp disease.This is not contagious.Hair,scalp,eyebrows,eyelashes,beard,gentitalia,underarms (sometimes)involved.Affects all ages and male more frequently than females.Sudden hair loss in sharply defined circular patches.In rare cases,body hair loss may be called totalis.No pain,No itching in this. Causes usually unknown,but heredity and emotional factors,such as anxiety may contribute to hair loss.The autoimmune system may also be involved.May be some patients caused by thyroditis or pernicious anemia.Risk increases with stress and Family history of Alopecia Areata.Diagnostic measures are Your own observations of symptoms,Medical history and physical exam by a doctor.Appropriate health care is your self care after diagnosis and Doctor’s treatment.Possible complications are Loss of all hairs and slow and incomplete regrowth.Probable outcome- Usually    Curable with spontaneous new growth in 18 months to 3 years.persons with a few small patches are generally cured completely.The disorder recurs in 25% of cases. General Measures: Consider wearing a hairpiece or wig during the acute phase. Continue to bathe and shampoo as usual.Don’t tug on normal hair close to areas of hair loss. www.homeodriqbal.com 

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