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I am 17 years old can i take creatine or not doest affect to my sperm or hair loss ?

I am 17 years old can i take creatine or not doest affect to my sperm or hair loss
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No way to tell : Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove their claims to be true). Also, since no third party testing of their product is required - the ingredients listed don't even have to match what is in the bottle. Wish I had a better answer ... Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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I am 17 years, 170 m, 55 kg, I have hair loss, is there any specific diet i should follow or any vitamins i should take, I also have dandruff ?

I am 17 years, 170 m, 55 kg, I have hair loss, is there any specific diet i should follow or any vitamins i should take, I also have dandruff ?

Manage your dandruff: Aggressively. See if you can use a basic dandruff shampoo alternating with ketoconazole. You'll need to get physician guidance here. If after getting the dandruff cared for, you still have hair loss at age 17, have a dermatologist evaluate you. I trust you are euthyroid. Food choices / diet has little to do with most health issues despite all the huckstering. Good luck on managing this. ...Read more

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What could cause a 17 yr. Old male to start losing hair?

What could cause a 17 yr. Old male to start losing hair?

HAIR LOSS: There are many causes of lossing hair.Some causes are: infections, chemicals, radiations, lupus, hormonal, etc. Alopecia areata is of unknown cause but hair regrow in 3-6 months. ...Read more

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What can cause hair loss in a 20 year old male?

What can cause hair loss in  a 20 year old male?

Also control stress: Many people have reversible thinning of the hair about 3-4 months after a significant stressful experience. The time frame is related to the hair growth cycle that may very slightly from person to person. So besides good nutrition it is important to learn to handle stress too. ...Read more

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Hello i am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and i wanted to know what can i put on my hair or take to help it fill in?

Hello i am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and i wanted to know what can i put on my hair or take to help it fill in?

Best to treat cause: First off, at least 2 of my siblings have suffered stress induced alopecia so I know how it can be related to nerves. However, not knowing you I am compelled to ask whether you've done a complete workup to discover if in fact, nothing else could be responsible such as hormones and such. If it is truly stress induced then, you MUST address that problem to definitively treat your issue. All the best ...Read more

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Iam male 16 years old. I have 100+ daily hair loss for 1 year l. I know all the explanations in the world. I just need to know the medicine please?

Iam male 16 years old. I have 100+ daily hair loss for 1 year l. I know all the explanations in the world. I just need to know the medicine please?

Health Tap: You are asking us to do what we clearly state that we do not do. We do not offer treatment here. And, as you have been graciously taught, you cannot assume what your treatment would be until the cause of your condition is diagnosed. The cause of the condition dictates the treatment. Health tap does not offer treatment or product endorsement. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss (no pattern) in a 24 year old female?

See a doctor: Thyroid disease is one answer. Some blood test, done by a doctor, would be a good thing to find out why. ...Read more

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What can I do or take for hair loss? I am a 47 year old female

What can I do or take for hair loss? I am a 47 year old female

See below: There are many causes of hairloss- need to see a dermatologist for an evaluation ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a 20 year old guy find wigs for hair loss during chemotherapy?

Please tell me, could a 20 year old guy find wigs for hair loss during chemotherapy?

Hair for chemo: Most hospitals or clincs dispensing chemo, have a connection to suppliers of toupees and wigs. You are not alone in this situation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take to prevent thining hair and hair loss. Im a 49 year old male white?

Is there anything I can take to prevent thining hair and hair loss. Im a 49 year old male white?

Propecia (finasteride): Finasteride 1 mg will slow and reverse hair loss in most men. It takes two or more months to start seeing effect. The laser comb also claims to slow hair loss. ...Read more

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16 year old female. Hair loss problem for almost 2 years. My Dr. told me to take 5,000mcg of Biotin. I haven't seen much difference. What can I do?

16 year old female. Hair loss problem for almost 2 years. My Dr. told me to take 5,000mcg of Biotin. I haven't seen much difference. What can I do?

Hair loss: Please have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist. If he/she says no please have your parents find the right Dermatologist for you! ...Read more

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I am 27 year old woman. I am recently started to suffer from hair loss.
Visited Dermatologist and she prescribed me to use Morr F3% at night dail?

I am 27 year old woman. I am recently started to suffer from hair loss. <br/>Visited Dermatologist and she prescribed me to use Morr F3% at night dail?

Minoxidil/Finasterid: While I was not able to locate Morr F3 at www.drugs.com, it does appear to be a combination of Minoxidil (blood pressure lowering drug) & Finasteride (prostate shrinking & hair loss med). Both are traditionally used in men suffering from hair loss. However, Finasteride is Category X in women trying to conceive. So make sure you're using appropriate birth control (i-Pill doesn't count). ...Read more

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Any vitamins to slow hair loss in near 40 year old men?

Any vitamins to slow hair loss in near 40 year old men?

Biotin: The most evidence for a vitamin that helps with hair growth and maintaining hair and nails is in taking biotin. For an adult it is often dosed at 3, 000 - 5, 000 mcgs. ...Read more

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What can an 18 year old girl do if she is experiencing hair loss?

What can an 18 year old girl do if she is experiencing hair loss?

Go see your doctor: Hair loss can occur for many reasons, thyroid disease, infection, vitamin deficiencies, and just plain old stress. You need a proper evaluation with your doctor which may include some blood work to get to the bottom of your hair loss issue. ...Read more

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Can a 20 year old have hormonal imbalance which results in hair loss?

Can a 20 year old have hormonal imbalance which results in hair loss?

Not likely.: Hormonal imbalance is not a likely cause of hair loss. There are generally much more common causes such as telogen effluvium, androgenetic alopecia ( male pattern baldness), etc. ...Read more

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Who is a dermatologist in the pittsburgh area who can help me with my 22 year old femal hair loss?

Who is a dermatologist in the pittsburgh area who can help me with my 22 year old femal hair loss?

Skin docs in Pittsb.: Try looking in the doctor directory on healthtap! the highest docscore dermatologist in pittsburgh is dr judith small (https://www.Healthtap.Com/#experts/7625981-dr-judith-small ). An even higher docscore dermatologist is in nearby clairton: dr. John zitelli (https://www.Healthtap.Com/#experts/7788136-dr-john-zitelli ). ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more


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