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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Recent research: suggests that low vitamin D may be a factor in hair loss, along with low iron. Please see your doc who may check these levels and tell you proper dos ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hair transplants: Hair transplants are the one certain treatment. Try rogaine (minoxidil) and see if that helps.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
A Scam in my opinion: It is a scam in my opinion and does not work.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Not yet anyway: Keratinocyte growth factor (kgf) is a protein present in the epithelialization phase of wound healing. It may be responsible for part of the healing p ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Thyroid: Hair change due to low thyroid is treated with thyroid replacement. Rogaine [minoxidil] will contribute very little. Treat whatever thyroid disease is ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Total hair loss: Hair loss from the entire scalp is a form of alopecia areata (aa), called alopecia totalis. Alopecia areata can also cause hair loss over the entire ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Co enzyme Q10: Many people take coenzyme q 10. There is insufficient data for me to recommend it. Niacin is used to lower cholesterol and raise HDL ("good") choles ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Shamoo, rogaine (minoxidil): For dandruff medicated shampoos containg zinc, selenium tar, salicylic acid or steroids. For hairless romaine for men or women amd for men propecia (f ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Male Hair Loss: The two medications effective for male pattern hair loss are rogaine (minoxidil) for men and propecia. The patients that use these products together h ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: No more than any other diet for weight loss once your hypothyroidism is fully replaced by thyroxine.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hair loss: Your thyroid condition is the most obvious reason for continued hair loss, but other very common reasons for hair loss include low iron and stress.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
2-3 months: Minoxidil and finesteride work very well together. However it usually takes a minimum of 2 months to notice a decrease of hair loss and 3 months befor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Fallen arches: Flat feet could be treated by AFO supports, physical therapy and supportive shoes. I would usually recommend orthotic inserts custom made but your de ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It can: But nothing works as well as it should until your thyroid levels are returned to normal with an appropriate dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Liposuction: Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Diagnosis: 20 days of Prednisone is too long for the treatment of sinusitis. The usual dose is 60 mg. Daily for 5 days. The Prednisone can have an effect on yo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Neurologist: For this myriad symptoms--you really need to see a neurologist for a complete evaluation and mri.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laser for Tinnitus: A "laser" will not help tinnitus. Go see an ENT doctor and have your hearing checked, completion of a medical history and an ear exam.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No regrowth?: Hair loss due to chemotherapy should return to your previous state. Are you asking about transplant of hair after chemotherapy in general/.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: Excimer lasers have been used to treat a form of hair loss called alopecia areata but not to treat male pattern hair loss. The best treatments for mal ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Work on reducing: Anxiety through psychotherapy, relaxation, meditation, exercise, improved relationships, hypnosis. Learn to relax and practice it as often as possible ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: It can, depending on your predisposition & expectations.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hair loss: Start by seeing a Dermatologist! Get to be my age and hair loss gets worse.

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