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Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia

September 28th, 2021|Categories: Medical Articles|

Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia Jennifer A. Wintringham Cicatricial (scarring) hair loss has a variety of different treatment options which can [...]

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance?

September 28th, 2021|Categories: Medical Articles|

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance? By Sherifat A. Ademola MD Candidate, Class of 2022 Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina [...]

Common Ingredients in Shampoos and Conditioners Can Make Inflammation Worse in Lichen Planopilaris (LPP) and Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA)

April 14th, 2021|Categories: Medical Articles, Support|

Common Ingredients in Shampoos and Conditioners Can Make Inflammation Worse in Lichen Planopilaris (LPP) and Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA) By James Pathoulas, Kelly Flanagan, and Dr. Maryanne Senna An allergen is a substance that causes [...]

A Closer Look at the Location of Inflammation in Folliculitis Decalvans vs Dissecting Cellulitis

May 1st, 2020|Categories: Medical Articles|

When it comes to differentiating between FD and DSC, it’s all about location, location, location. Folliculitis decalvans (FD) and dissecting cellulitis (DSC) are both types of scarring alopecias, classified as subtypes of ‘neutrophilic’ scarring alopecia. [...]

Is Immunotherapy (DPCP, SADBE) Effective for Lichen Planopilaris or Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia ?

April 25th, 2020|Categories: Medical Articles|

Immunotherapy (DPCP, SADBE) Does NOT Help Scarring Alopecia Diphencyprone (DPCP) and Squaric Acid Dibutyl Ester (SADBE) are long standing treatments for the autoimmune hair loss condition alopecia areata. The cause itching and burning in the [...]

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