A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
Hair loss: If you are losing hair stop the chemical straightening. If you regularly see a hair stylist ask for their advice. If you don't want to go to a hair stylist make an appointment to see a dermatologist.
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me which chemical in chemotherapy causes hair loss?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
The chemo: many of the chemotherapeutic agents function by destroying the DNA of the cancer cell. When given intravenously the chemo reaches the hair follicles and destroys them also causing hair loss.
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Could you tell me what hair loss product will slow or stop my receding hairline?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A few options: To stop a receding hairline nonsurgically the most common option is propecia, (finasteride) hair and skin vitamins will also help. Also make sure any dandruff is under control
surgery is also a great option but ca be expensive. This however is permanent.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2014
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