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Will bald spots grow back

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Telogen effluvium: Read up on this and see if it matches. It can be stress, systemic illness, weird diets or "unexplained." a dermatology visit may be in order.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology 19 years experience
Depends on cause: There are many reasons for hair loss and bald spots, including heredity, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, tinea capitis (fungal infection), and hai... Read More
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
If you don't respond: Sufficiently to Propecia or rogaine, (minoxidil) the only other answer is a hair transplant procedure.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 64 years experience
Yes if Hypothyoidism: Yes as above but often they do not regrow. Rubbing eyes excessively may be a factor
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
It doesn't: Topical Dht blockers are no effective. Oral fin asteroids blocks Dht from the inside and does work on most men especially on the middle of the scalp.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Try Rogaine (minoxidil): plus 3x/week use Head and shoulders shampoo: leave on 5-7 minutes then rinse off. I would suggest a dermatology consultation to rule out a fungal scal... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Wishful thinking: I don't believe there is any diet or supplement which would help your hair loss. Consult a dermatologist to see if there is something he can do to res... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Maybe : Maybe the hair will grow back. Recommend you put yourself under the care of a dermatologist and psychologist to help with this
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Takes time: If you're certain that the bald patches are from hair pulling and nothing else, and it has been thoroughly evaluated by a dermatologist, then continui... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Bald spots: it is important to determine the cause of the bald spots and treat that problem first. For instance, if you have ringworm infection causing bald spots... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Trichotillomania: Seek Psychological help for the triggers that make you pull out your hair. No point in treating if you are going to pull out your hair again. Psychoth... Read More

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