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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Steroid, particularly strong corticosteroids, like temovate, (clobetasol) have been tried topically on bald spots to grow hair. However, the effective ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Yes, but...: ...Whether it helps will depend on what is causing the hair loss. If the cause is inflammatory, then an anti-inflammatory like temovate (clobetasol) w ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not recommended: There is no data to support the use of topical steroids to prevent hair loss.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
NO: Clobetasol might help hair growth if you have alopecia areata.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
It does in some peop: It may do for some people as it is indicated for that.But in my opinion success with rogain is limited.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Rogaine/Propecia: Both together are more effective than one alone.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mancoll
29 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Sometimes: For some people ,regular use of minoxidil religiously for many years will slow or even reverse hair loss due to aging and loss of hormones
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs oral med: Ring worm in the scalp which causes loss of hai in that area more common in children but can happen in adults, needs to be treated with oral antifunga ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Hair loss: Your hair loss may also be hormone related. See your doctor about getting some blood work done.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience in General Practice
Rogaine (minoxidil) loss: Hair thinning has many causes: hormones, thyroid, nutrient deficiencies, medications, etc rogaine (minoxidil) is used for androgenetic hair loss in m ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Both: It can do both.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Biotin has been reco: Biotin has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners.As it is shown that biotin deficiency can cause hair loss.It c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: This should not cause hair loss from the dryer. There is likely another reason.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Many a times: Alopecia Barbae = Bald spots in bearded areas. See Dermatologist. (Many a times the hair grows back - not all of them. The treatments that help som ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Alopecia not therapy: Alopecia is not a treatment or a therapy for hair loss.Alopecia is hair loss.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Yes.: I know the package insert says it "has only been proven to work" on the vertex (crown) of the scalp - because clinical trials were conducted on that a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Ionic hair dryer: Only if it is not used carefully. Read all the instructions. Better still go online and look up all you can about "Ionic Hair Dryer" and then "Potenti ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
Depends: For hair loss in women....See your doctor. There is testing that needs to be done to determine the cause...Is it female pattern, hormonal, or even rel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine. (minoxidil) this was the first hair growth drug approved by fda. now it's available without a prescription - extra strength for men and regul ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Thyroid: A thyroid condition may give rise to a scalp rash, namely seborrheo which can cause hair loss.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Both: Rogaine (minoxidil) increases the effectively blood flow to the hair follicle. The increased blood flow can stabilize further hair loss and also allo ... Read More
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