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is alopecia reversible

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
It can be: remember, when treating androgenic alopecia, you are fighting nature. There are topical solutions, foams, lasers pills and even surgery (hair transpl ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: Alopecia is a medical term for hair loss...It can come in many different forms and have many different causes.
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Alopecia: Alopecia means areas of absent hair from different causes.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Alopecia is the loss of hair. It can be of several varieties and degrees. It can be in small spots or secitons or can be generalized. Outside of pu ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
37 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: Alopecia can be inherited, related to shock or stress, dietary deficiencies such as malnutrition, genetic disorders, medication, and an autoimmune dis ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Start medication now: for male pattern baldness. Get evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have better results by st ... Read More
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
See a dermatologist: It depends on your sex. You should see a dermatologist and discuss treatment options.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Several options: Medical treatment is available from your physician. It's pricey but somewhat effective. Surgery requires a specialist. Or you can embrace your genetic ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tens ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Medications: Medications.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Alopecia: The length of alopecia depends on the type. Alopecia can be caused by: medications, stress, systemic disease, pregnancy, surgery, genetics, iron defic ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
40 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Can be due to hormone imbalance, infection, mechanical damage or immune problems. Thyroid problems are at the top of the list.
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