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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss: If your PCP has ruled out secondary causes of hair loss, the options for you are biotin, topical minoxidil, and finestride. Hair transplant is a viabl ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It sounds like he has a common fungal infection of the scalp called tinea capitis. He should see his doctor for testing and a prescription.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Hair Loss: Testosterone can cause hair loss. This is why men go bald and women generally do not. Any physical stress, including rapid changes in hormone levels ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It doesn't: Because this is not the case, may be with some anecdotal cases, but not the norm or a common effect or side effect, the drug works on the sebaceous gl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rogaine (minoxidil): You could try Rogain a topical solution that is sold without a perscfription
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Will stabilize: The hair will return over a period of 6 months but rogaine (minoxidil) could be used in interval as stimulant to hair growth. Suggest checking blood f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Could be months: Your hair is not lost, just breaking off. It should grow out normally, but may take several months since hair grows intermittently not continuously. G ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Depends on the cause: Androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) can be reversed with rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia if it's started soon enough. To maintain the result ... Read More
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