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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rogaine (minoxidil): Buy rogaine (minoxidil) over the counter. Use it twice a day.
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Dr. Alan Bauman
26 years experience Hair Restoration
More than you think!: Addressing thin/thinning hair requires a specialist to evaluate the situation--probably NOT your local dermatologist. A doctor experienced w/ female h ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Finasteride and: Fenasteride solution or Minoxidil solution.
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Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
B vitamins, minerals: B vitamins including b6, folate, (folic acid) biotin & inositol, vitamin c, e, bioflavonoids, beta-carotene, magnesium, sulfur, zinc, flaxseed oil, am ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Thin hair: Hair are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Hair is thin when the follicles are widely spaced.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Might not be able to: There are a number of products that may help.For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Marine Fish Oil: can be used to help give hair sheen. One cap won't do it. It takes several caps a day. The best MFO is when EPA & DHA add up to about 50% of to ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Based on phase of hair grow you can have differing strands.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Hagstrom
27 years experience Family Medicine
Stimulate with laser: I find the best treatment is stimulation with a specific laser device called low level laser stimulation. Many devices are available, as a brush, sta ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Biotin: The over-the-counter supplement biotin is thought to help growth of hair and nails.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Meds: We only have rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia for hair growth. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of this problem.
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