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telogen effluvium is what kind of baldness

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Stress-related: Telogen effluvium is usually caused by one or more major stresses to the body. These can include rapid weight loss, a major surgery, general anesthesi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The only definitive way to diagnose is to perform a punch biopsy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Some below: TE may occur if taking drugs such as antidepressants, cardiac drugs like Inderal (Propranolol). A rapid increase in hair loss, a positive tug(pulling ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Easy: Male pattern baldness follows a predictable progression, advancing on the temples and crown as you get older. The more chest hair you're naturally ble ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Male pattern loss: It is the most common form of hair loss in humans. In males it is also known as "male pattern baldness". Women can also have a similar problem. Mos ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Patchy hair loss: Alopecia areata is patchy hair loss.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
19 years experience Dermatology
Mostly stress: Any stress that disturbs the immune system such as illness, surgeries , accidents, relationship, death in the family etc
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Alopecia totalis: Alopecia areata is a chronic inflammatory disorder causing nonscarring hair loss. In a minority of patients the entire scalp can be affected, which is ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia areata: Alopecia areata is generally thought to be due to an autoimmune problem where the body is attacking its own hair follicles. There may be a genetic co ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Alopecia is synonymous with baldness.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Hair transplant : Hair transplant is an option if medication does not help.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil).
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hair falling out: F asks what is solution to hair fall? ANS: find the cause and treat it. How do you find cause? See your Dr who will take detailed medical history, do ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Traction alopecia: Loss of hair due to traction tension on the hair bearing area.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Masturbation: Probably not. Stop masturbating and see your doctor to help you.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Male pattern baldnes: Male pattern baldness is another name for male pattern androgenetic alopecia. It is caused by genetic factors and hormones.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Temporal recession: All normally masculinized men lose the hair on their temples around age 20. In men who will go bald, this progresses and there is also hair loss on th ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Eberting
21 years experience Dermatology
Androgenic alopcia: "genetic" baldness is due to the effects your hormones have on your skin, especially your scalp. There is no "cure", but there are medications that h ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Loss of hair: Loss of hair either in spots or more extensive.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Topican and Oral: After the diagnosis of male pattern alopecia has been established, topical Minoxidil or oral Finasteride may be administered to reduce hair loss and p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Loss: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset.Telogen effluvium is a reactive ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: No. Not in any way.

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