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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the type of alopecia. It may be a social disability but not a physical one. Many forms other than male pattern baldness are medical cond ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
You don't: You do not need a bracelet for this disorder.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are different: possible reasons for alopecia - whether it is on the scalp or the chin. This would require evaluation before a treatment plan could be developed. Take ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
A tough question: Well, given that there are several possible causes for hair loss it may be too much to expect a cure for all of them. And the genetic basis for some h ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lots: Stress can cause hair loss. Hypothyroidism is a common cause. Girls who twirl their hair or pull it back too tightly can also lose hair. A numer of nu ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A work up by: your dermatologist can help to determine the cause- that can then be treated. The cause is not always discovered.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Varied: Alopecia areata will usually resolve on its own but the time is quite variable. The cause is thought to be a virus but it is not known for sure. Be pa ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not that I know of: No.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No it won't: All it will do is dry out and/or irritate the skin. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Common cause: Is vitamin deficiency. See a nutritionist.
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