Hair Diseases

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Telogen and Anagen Effluvium

Effluvies are falls of hair to a greater extent than normal daily fall. They are called telogen or anagen depending on the growth phase in which the hair is found during the depredic and subsequent fall.

Telogen effluvies are present in stressful situations, such as post-partum; instead, typical anagens in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

In both cases hair recovery is possible with both home and in-office treatment. The combination of the two will work better.

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Androchronogenetic Alopecia

It is a typical hair loss in men. It has several factors in its origin, hence its name.

Hormones play a special role in this disease, as do genetics and aging.

In these cases, the importance of treatment is to detect it in time to stop the progression of the disease, and if possible, to recover lost hair.

In these cases, hair transplantation is usually suggested, but it is important to know that if you do it, you must follow a strict control with a dermatologist to avoid losing the achievement of this treatment.

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a non-scarring hair loss in any area of ​​the body, of an autoimmune nature, which is usually associated with stressful situations.

Patients with alopecia areata can present a very sudden and dramatic hair loss that leaves patches or sectors of the skin without hair, even loss of hair from the eyebrows or eyelashes.

In these cases we suggest a correct evaluation to rule out associated diseases and the role of psychodermatology to find the cause in cases that are triggered by stress.

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Tinea Capitis

It is an infection caused by fungus of the hair. The signs and symptoms of ringworm vary, but it usually occurs as scaly-looking, itchy, calve areas. It is very common in children. Its clinical characteristics and the myological study of the hair will help us to know its specific etiological agent and thus give an appropriate treatment.

Folliculitis

It is the infection of the hair follicle by the agents that normally live in the skin. It usually occurs during shaving.

 

It is a very frequent pathology, which usually becomes chronic and affects both men and women, especially in areas with high hair density.

It is a disease that can be controlled with the appropriate advice given in the consultation.

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