The alopecia is temporary, of course, until the hair regrows. Fortunately, the treatment recommendation is simple. The patient should no longer lighten their hair color and pick another darker shade. Thus, hair dyeing can cause temporary hair loss due to breakage.
Can you dye your hair with a bald spot?
Having a bald spot may or may not increase your risk of absorption, depending on how the product is applied and used. With regards to whether or not the dye will make your hair fall out, the products are designed to not cause that sort of problem because that would be detrimental to overall effect.
Does alopecia change hair color?
Some people with alopecia areata may experience changes in hair colour during, or after, an episode of hair loss and at times these colour changes can be permanent.
Does hair ever grow back with alopecia?
Alopecia areata causes hair loss, usually on the head and face. The disease is different for each person—some people’s hair grows back fully, while it does not in others. There is no cure for alopecia areata, but there are treatments that help hair grow back more quickly.
What does alopecia regrowth look like?
Quite often the bald patch or patches regrow hair within a few months. If hair grows back, it may not have its usual colour at first and look grey or white for a while. The usual colour eventually returns after several months. Sometimes one or more bald patches develop a few weeks after the first one.
What is the fastest way to cure alopecia?
There is currently no cure for alopecia areata, although there are some forms of treatment that can be suggested by doctors to help hair re-grow more quickly. The most common form of alopecia areata treatment is the use of corticosteroids, powerful anti-inflammatory drugs that can suppress the immune system.
How often should you wash your hair with alopecia?
How Often Should You Wash Your Hair If You Are Balding? If you are experiencing thinning or balding, our Bosley experts recommend washing no more than three times a week.