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Hello doctor...I am suffering from cicatricial alopecia confirmed by skin specialist. when I searched in internet about the symptoms of this disease ..the symptoms are like itching, burning  and pain actually I don't have dat type of symptoms...is I am really having dat type of alopecia? or meet some other specialist?
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Hi Cicatricial alopecia is usually diagnosed by skin biopsy though in severe cases it can be diagnosed by examining. Some cases it may occur without symptoms. Please meet your dermatologist and you may require a biopsy to see if the disease is still active and you need to take treatment for the same. If you do have scarring alopecia it is important to arrest the progress of the balding
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