Quick Answer: Why is Selma bald?

Selma Blair just posted a new photo of her hair, or lack thereof, as it grows back following her recovery from multiple sclerosis treatment earlier this year. ICYMI, Selma underwent chemotherapy for her MS, and she shaved her head as a result. She’s been sporting a bald look for several months now.

Does MS make you go bald?

Hair loss is not a symptom of MS, but could be related as a side effect of a medication, or due to the stress of an MS diagnosis. The majority of hair loss or thinning is temporary, and does not require treatment.

Does hair loss from lupus grow back?

In most cases, your hair will grow back when your lupus is treated. But some people with lupus develop round (discoid) lesions on the scalp. Because these discoid lesions scar your hair follicles, they do cause permanent hair loss.

Can MS be cured?

There’s currently no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), but it’s possible to treat the symptoms with medicines and other treatments. Treatment for MS depends on the specific symptoms and difficulties the person has. It may include: treating relapses of MS symptoms (with steroid medicine)

How long can you live with MS?

In a large 2015 study published in the journal Neurology, scientists compared 5,797 people who had MS with 28,807 people who didn’t but who did have things in common like age and location. The study found that people with MS lived to be 75.9 years old, on average, compared to 83.4 years old for those without.

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Is multiple sclerosis fatal?

MS itself is rarely fatal, but complications may arise from severe MS, such as chest or bladder infections, or swallowing difficulties. The average life expectancy for people with MS is around 5 to 10 years lower than average, and this gap appears to be getting smaller all the time.

How long does MS hug usually last?

An MS hug is when a patient feels a tight, constricting pressure around their chest. It can last for a few seconds or as long as several hours.

How do I get rid of MS hug?

How to Manage the MS Hug

  1. Apply a warm compress. (Be careful: Heat might make your pain worse.)
  2. Drink plenty of water.
  3. Eat healthy food.
  4. Get a massage.
  5. Stay rested. …
  6. Use deep breathing techniques, yoga, and meditation.
  7. Some people get relief from wearing tight clothing but may prefer loose clothing.
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