There are many potential causes of bald spots on a beard, including genetics, age, hormones, health conditions (such as alopecia or diabetes), medications (such as cancer treatments), and even certain hairstyles. If you’re concerned about bald spots on your beard, it’s best to talk to a doctor or dermatologist to find out the underlying cause.

TL;DR

Alopecia areata is caused by the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking the hair follicles. There is a good chance that the patch of hair in the beard area will grow back on its own without treatment. The hair loss is not permanent and the hair regrowth is possible.

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How Do You Treat Alopecia Beard?

Other routes of administration, such as injection or oral, may be used as well. Alopecia areata of the beard can be treated with immunotherapy. [1]

Does Alopecia Grow Back Beard?

There is a good chance that the patch of hair in the beard area will grow back on its own without treatment. There will be less chance of it growing back spontaneously if it is more widespread. [3]

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Does Alopecia Barbae Last Forever?

Alopecia areata is caused by the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking the hair follicles. The hair loss is not permanent and the hair regrowth is possible. [4]

Does Beard Alopecia Go Away?

There is no cure for alopecia barbae, but you can manage your symptoms. It is possible that hair could fall out again with treatment. Between recurrences, several years can pass. [5]

Sources:

  1. https://www.cureus.com/articles/37491-incipient-diabetes-mellitus-and-nascent-thyroid-disease-presenting-as-beard-alopecia-areata-case-report-and-treatment-review-of-alopecia-areata-of-the-beard
  2. https://www.menshealth.com/uk/health/a759548/alopecia-barbae-what-to-do-if-youre-losing-your-beard/
  3. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/alopecia-areata-beyond-the-basics/print
  4. https://www.healthline.com/health/alopecia-barbae

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