Types of Alopecia

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Alopecia states hair loss. Hair loss can be seen on the scalp and on the other parts of the body. Different types of alopecia are found in the human body. The types of alopecia are indicated on the basis of people’s age, the types of baldness or the size of the baldness. Besides, different alopecia on different limbs of the body is described in different ways. Now, we are going to describe the different types of the alopecia.

Types of alopecia: various types of alopecia are found in the human body. Types of alopecia can be described in different ways. It can be seen in childhood. Both males and females can be affected by the alopecia. Some common types of the alopecia are given below:

  • Alopecia Areta
  • Alopecia Totalis
  • Alopecia Universalis
  • Alopecia Barbe
  • Androgenetic Alopecia
  • Scarring Alopecia

Alopecia Areta: Alopecia Areta can be observed in different stages or ages of life. Both males and females can be affected by this Alopecia Areta. It can be seen not only on the scalp but also on the different parts of the human body. The kids also can be affected by this Alopecia Areta. Alopecia Areta can be happened for different causes. This type of alopecia can be seen on the scalp of pregnant woman because of loosing plenty of bloods from the body. The people who always are under mental stress can be affected by this type of alopecia. Lack of nutrients and proper care of the hair can be other reasons of Alopecia Areta. It can be different shaped. The size of the baldness can be round shaped. The size of the baldness can be as like as coin or rectangular shaped.

Scarring alopecia:  When the hair follicle is replaced with the scar tissue, the scarring alopecia is seen on the scalp of the human body. This type of alopecia is permanent. People have to suffer permanently. The hair follicle is totally destroyed by the scarring alopecia. The scarring alopecia can be observed for different viral and bacterial attack.  External injury in the human body can be the main reason of this baldness. Besides, the scarring alopecia can be affected for the tumors in the scalp and burns radiation and severe infection can be seen on the human body. The child also can be affected by the scarring alopecia. Different types of treatments are found for the reduction of scarring alopecia. But the patients should take care of the scalp and hair. Besides, burning is one of the most common reasons f this type of alopecia. Both males and females can be affected by this alopecia. It can be different in size. Most of the time, it looks round shaped.

Alopecia Totalis: Alopecia Totalis is more dangerous than any other alopecia. This type of alopecia can harm both male and female. It can be permanent. Total hair of the scalp can be affected by this type of alopecia.

Alopecia Universalis: Alopecia Universalis is almost same to the Alopecia Totalis. The affected area of the scalp can be large.

Alopecia Barbe: This type of alopecia affects on the beard area. Sometimes, the total beard area can be affected by the Alopecia Barbe.