3. What Are the Symptoms of Alopecia Areata?

The most common symptom of alopecia areata is hair loss. It usually happens in coin-sized patches on the head, but the condition can affect any hair site including the face. The loss of hair can occur suddenly within a few days or weeks. An itchy, burning sensation might be associated with the hair loss as well.

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