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Androgenetic Alopecia Women
It can be: remember, when treating androgenic alopecia, you are fighting nature. There are topical solutions, foams, lasers pills and even surgery (hair transplants). You should see a dermatologist who is well educated with the treatment of hair loss. The two of you may start a treatment course that will help reverse your hair loss. ...Read more
Aside from androgenetic alopecia, what are the likely causes of hair thinning/loss in younger women? Which blood tests would be helpful in diagnosis?
Fe, TSH..: Best test is to look at photo of your sisters and mother as unfortunately the diagnosis is likely androgenetic alopecia. Should probably check iron and TSH but they are likely normal. Make sure that the hair loss is non scarring and diffuse. The causes of patchy and scarring hair loss is quite different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not cure but slow: "Cure"is a strong word. Homeopathy often helps problems that don't respond to conventional treatments & male pattern baldness is no exception. I wouldn't expect it to significantly reverse hair loss that's already occurred but the proper remedy might significantly slow the process down. Many remedies can help. A professional homeopath can help find the best one for you: http://tinyurl.com/l6tonns ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to acquire Androgenetic alopecia in case of no history of hair loss in the family?.
Yes -- but...: I read your history. Please get over the idea that entertaining yourself had anything to do with your hair loss, and stop believing what people tell you about apple cider vinegar. You also know that all men lose their temple hair at your age. If you've got a lot of chest hair, you may be starting androgenic alopecia even at the age of 23. You need a relationship with a patient, wise physician. ...Read more
I am 27 years old male and I am suffering from androgenetic alopecia since I was 18.Recently a doctor advised me to take Genesis (finasteri?
It may work: Androgenic alopecia seldom starts at age 18 apart from the hairline remodeling that all guys get at that age. This Rx may help some, and there are surgical options. In the long run, your best option is to embrace your genetics, shave your head, grow some nice well-groomed facial hair, and get buffed / ripped in the gym. Nothing looks better or more masculine. Do yourself proud. ...Read more
Hi, I am suffering from androgenetic alopecia (severe). Prescribed medication finasteride1, capixl gel, kerawash shampoo. Will there be any side effects?
Can spironolactone help reduce androgenetic alopecia even if my testosterone is normal? If so, what dose do you recommend?
Hi! i'm 20 and i'm affected by androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium.Could serenoa repens not allow the growth in height?I take every day sereno
Not height growth: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a child nor his doctor can do to increase height. By age 20 neither serenoa repens (saw palmetto) nor anything else will affect height. ...Read more
My friend 33yrs, prescribed finasteride 2.5 mg , rogaine (minoxidil) 5% for androgenetic alopecia. she has completed family. shes leen afterit.can she take it?
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