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how can i stop hair loss?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
Dermatology 23 years experience
Depends...: To stop hair loss, you need to find out what is causing it in the first place. There are many possible causes of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by a medication, physical or emotional stress, anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, autoimmune diseases or simply age/genetic. Your doctor will help you determine the reason for the loss.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Have you considered: Minoxidil or propecia (finasteride)?
Dr. Alan Bauman
Hair Restoration 26 years experience
HairGrowth/HairLoss: Shedding of some hair is normal, but if you see signs like more scalp, a receding hairline, widening part-line or less volume, it's time to seek medical advice from a board-certified hair restoration physician. Hair loss is primarily genetic, but treatments like topical and oral meds, laser therapy, prp platelet rich plasma and minimally-invasive neograft fue hair transplants can help conquer it!
Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice 33 years experience
Determine the cause: You should visit your primary care physician or dermatologist to determine the cause of your hair loss. There are many medical conditions that can be associated with hair loss and therefore you should determine the cause so that the best treatment can be recommended.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: If your symptoms are that intesnse, you need to see your doctor. Only he/she can make a correct diagnosis based on a physical examination.
Dr. Mahdis Sarrafi
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Hair loss.: hair loss has many different causes, anemia, low or high thyroid function, low vitamin levels, genetics, medications etc. you need to see a doctor to get some blood work and find the cause of hair loss and treat it accordingly. Meanwhile you may take some multivitamins.

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Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium.
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Balding in men: Male pattern baldness is hereditary and therefore, cannot be prevented per say. When one start to see signs of hair loss, they may choose to use conventional treatments, including rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia to try to stop the process from progressing.
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