Hair Loss: What You Should Know About Alopecia Areata

Hair loss and hair shedding are two different things. 50 to 100 hairs are shed on a regular daily basis. Hair loss means something has stopped the hair from growing. There are a lot of different factors that can cause hair loss. Alopecia areata is one of the conditions that cause hair loss. Although not …

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Medical Dermatology in San Antonio, TX

When should you visit a dermatologist?

Ever notice something really weird going on with your skin? Your hair, skin, and nails can be reacting to a number of things; from itchy skin to changes in nail color, it’s important to pay close attention to changes with your skin. Let’s talk about some reasons why you should see a dermatologist. They are …

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Medical Dermatology in San Antonio, TX

Living with Alopecia Areata

I first encountered Alopecia Areata nearly six years ago. Brushing my hair one morning, a significant chunk fell out onto the counter and I panicked. My fear was quickly followed by frantic hours spent looking in the mirror and covering my thinning patches. This patterned continued over the next few weeks, until more than 50% …

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