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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child ... Read More
Dr. Edwin Perez
Anesthesiology 19 years experience
Anesthesia: Just cause it started after anesthesia does not mean it is related to anesthesia. That would be too simplistic. Need to see a dermatologist or othe... Read More
Dr. Brian Struyk
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
See a dermatologist: I'm not sure how anesthesia could have caused your hair loss, outside of a compression injury. You need to see a dermatologist for an evaluation and ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair resto... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Too many reasons: Stress, hormonal disturbance, infection (of hair follicles), chemotherapy/use of immunosuppressant, autoimmune disorders, thyroid disease, just name a... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
Many things: Rogaine, (minoxidil) laser comb, hair transplant surgery.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Genetic: The hair loss pattern is often genetic. A look at your parents may provide the answer. Thyroid diseases, iron deficiency, and stress may cause hair l... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Depends...: To stop hair loss, you need to find out what is causing it in the first place. There are many possible causes of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Many...: There are many possible causes of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by a medication, physical or emotional stress, anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
HAIR LOSS: Man? Woman? Your age? Any medications you are taking? Need to know a decent history.

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