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Dr. Shelly Friedman
39 years experience Dermatology
No: Gels can cause hair breakage, but not permanent hair loss.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
No: It does not.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Wet hair: I doubt that wet hair would cause balding, but do you really need to go to bed with wet hair? Why not dry your hair a little before you go to bed!
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Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Old wives tale: There are many. My mother told me I would catch a cold if I went to sleep with wet hair. Don't worry.
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not true: You can't catch a cold and certainly will not go bald l from going to sleep with wet hair
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy: Since excessive ejaculation does not lead to premature balding - you may want to examine if you have addictive masturbation which is causing problems ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Suicidal Ideation: This is ramping up a bit. Please call 911 and get to a safe place. If you have someone who can take you that would be great. I have tried to lessen t ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Similar: Androgenetic hair loss related to hormones and genetics are quite different for men and for women. Also each individual will have their own variation ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Genes rule.: Baldness is an inherited condition. Why some men begin losing hair earlier than others is unknown, but that is probably inherited too.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Genetic: Almost two thirds of men lose their by age 50, and represent androgenetic male pattern alopecia. The majority of cases of male pattern alopecia have ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Male Pattern : Many men have family members with baldness and begin to lose their scalp hair during their teenage years. This is genetic androgenetic alopecia. Tre ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bald patches: Bald isolated patches in the beard area may sometimes be related to fungal infiltration of the skin.
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