Alopecia

Overview

Alopecia is hair loss from the scalp or anywhere on the body. It can occur in men, women, and children.

Treatments

Some people let scalp hair loss run its course. Others choose to cover the baldness. A doctor can recommend medications and surgical procedures, depending on the type of hair loss.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


Content from Mayo Clinic ©1998-2019 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). All rights reserved. Terms of Use