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receding hairline on one side

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
You can do it!: Pull out an old picture of you and compare... Is your hairline further back or not? A dermatologist is going to charge you a consultation for somethi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Devastating: Unlikely. Check with your family physician to make sure that you have no contraindications before starting with any medications.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hard to know: It could be many reasons but without knowing your gender or your past medical history it's hard to guide you in any given direction
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Minoli
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Micro-Hair Grafting: Oral Propecia (finasteride) and topical Minoxidil are 2 non-surgical agents that can be tried. However, once the hairline has receded, its best restor ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
37 years experience Dentistry
No: It is normal for the teeth on both sides of one's mouth to touch simultaneously when biting. If only one side touches, there will be extra stress pla ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
As you can imagine: it is impossible to evaluate skin lesions over the internet without being able to see them. If these are causing you concern, make an appointment with ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia aereta: Broken or irregular hair loss ( alopecia aereata) can be caused by multiple factors: i advise a dermatology evaluation and rogain shampoo.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics/endocrine: This may be an inheritable genetic trait or possibly a thyroid dysfunction. Please consult your physician for further testing.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Hair growth: Depends. This is probably very normal. Perhaps you shave closer on the right side than you do on the left due to the way you hold the razor or wheth ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Need X-ray: see your doctor and arrange for imaging. All the best.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Rash back of neck?: Get someone to check you for nits; lice like to bite in that area. If not that, could be seborrheic dermatitis.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Age, hormone,Fungus infection, Alopecia areata of unknown cause possible. Coloring agent, Curling iron will also.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: Clinical examination would include assessment of the occlusion (bite), tenderness to palpation of the muscles and jaw , resistance movements (both ope ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alopecia: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disor ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of nail abnormalities include trauma due to tight shoes, infection, and medication side effects. Have the feet inspected by a professiona ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Still there?: If it is still hurting, go see a doctor. It could just be a headache or something more serious, like temporal arteritis. If the pain is gone, it was ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Supraorbital Nerve: The supraorbital nerve is a sensory branch of the trigeminal nerve, and apparently touching a specific trigger point cause pain to radiate throughout ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
28 years experience Dentistry
Several possibilitie: There are several causes for receding gumline. One of the causes is that this may be related to gum disease. Other common causes can be from brushing ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Multiple causes : There are multiple forms of hair loss that can affect these areas including chronic telogen effluvium, frontal fibrosing alopecia and others. Consult ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lymph nodes?: It sounds as if you're got a few palpable lymph nodes, include at least one of the supraclavicular group. The average young person (my series) has two ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Probably: This is probably torus palatinus. Please see your ENT doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
A number of causes:: You will find the following sites helpful in understanding hair loss in women and the possible cause for your problem: http://ma ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: no not related...once gone gone....might regrow (likely will...)
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