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Any way to treat alopecia?

Any way to treat alopecia?

Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat hirsutism?

Is there any way to treat hirsutism?

Yes: There are several ways to treat hirsutism. It would be best for you to see a reproductive endocrinologist. They are the ones that can treat it properly. The program at uofl is excellent. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure alopecia ?

Is there any way to cure alopecia ?

Depends on the Cause: Alopecia can be caused by many different diseases. The treatment depends on the cause, so it is important to get a proper diagnosis. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who has significant experience dealing with the many different causes of hair loss so you can be assured you are getting a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Is there any way to help cure or treat dermographia?

Is there any way to help cure or treat dermographia?

Helped, not cured: Dermographia or dermatographia is usually associated with hives and can be very itchy. This is due to mast cells in the skin releasing a chemical called histamine. Triggers can be things like pressure, scratching, heat, or cold. It can be associated with allergic hives or chronic non-allergic hives. Since histamine is involved, taking antihistamines can help. May take daily for chronic hives. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure or treat demodex?

Multiple: Various treatments can help, including some you can try yourself. A good source for some suggestions is at: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1203895-treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat depression with out medicine?

Is there any way to treat depression with out medicine?

Possibly: It depends on the severity of the depression. If your depression is severely affecting your ability to function at home/work, a combination of therapy and medication work the best. For more mild symptoms, alternative treatments can be tried such as exercise, vitamins(d, b complex, omega 3), herbal supplements (5htp, st john's wort, or same), support groups, therapy and journaling. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat this?

Treat: Please provide details. What is it want treat. What are symptoms? Be specific. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat tachycardia without medicine?

Is there any way to treat tachycardia without medicine?

Tachycardia means: fast heart beat. There are many many different forms of fast heartbeat. Some are treatable with medications, some with diet changes and some with psychological counseling. First you need to know what type of tachycardia you have. See a health care professional for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat hepatitis c?

Is there any way to treat hepatitis c?

Yes: Yes, the treatment for hepatitis c is now very effective, often leading to complete cure. However, it can be difficult. Easier treatments are coming soon. Whether you can afford to wait for them or not depends mostly on the results of your liver biopsy. ...Read more

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Is there any other way to treat pcos than to take medication?

Is there any other way to treat pcos than to take medication?

Yes there is...: Since a similar physiological link has been found between pcos and diabetes therefore lifestyle modification it is also encouraged as first line of treatment. In other words, a healthy diet and regular exercise with the goal a losing weight and staying active, have been found to help with this condition. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful.. ?

Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful..  ?

Get to the root: Consider your diet as a culprit: often wheat and perhaps dairy but there are other foods that can cause dermatitis. I use coconut oil as a great moisturizer and has some antimicrobial effects - skip other moisturizers. Use toothpaste that does not have sodium lauryl sulfate and use pure glycerin soap to wash. Avoid makeup.Zinc deficiency can contribute. See a dermatologist if this does not help. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat autism?

Is there any way to treat autism?

YES!: See a true expert for multi-dimensional care. Autism manifests in various forms, probably has various causes, & is extremely complex to treat. Behavioral & social interventions are important, & increasingly psychoactive meds play an important role. These meds need be carefully selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat chronic pancreatitis?

Is there any way to treat chronic pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis most often due to alcoholism. Other causes are hypertriglyceredemia, certain medications, stone in common bile duct, etc, treatment of the cause. Quit alcohol, surgery for gall bladder stone or withdrawing offending medications, pain control, control of diabetes if any, digestive enzyme replacements if needed. ...Read more

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Is there any way how to reduce an oily hair?

Is there any way how to reduce an oily hair?

Oily Hair: Oily skin and hair are a common problem. There are many shampoos designed to reduce the oils in the hair. These products contain chemicals the effectively remove the oils. Unfortunately, the scalp makes the oils again, and in some quickly, and the oil returns. Washing the hair at least once daily will help too. Do not use hair products that contain oils or are greasy as this will make things worse. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat sleepiness due to anemia?

Is there any way to treat sleepiness due to anemia?

UnlikelyPrimaryBasis: Classic symptoms of anemia are more rapid resting & especially heart rate (pumping fewer RBCs around body faster to compensate), fatigue & shortness of breath with exercise, not sleepiness. However, given many interacting issues, anemia symptoms are typically unnoticable to mild unless anemia is marked, e.g. Hb ?ed to 2/3 or less of usual. Any symptoms for mild anemia rare; ? other issues? ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat arthritis without medication?

What is the best way to treat arthritis without medication?

Depends: If you are overweight, the best means of reducing stress on your joints is weight loss. For painful arthrits of the knee for every pound you are overweight you induce anywhere from 4-7 pounds of added force thru your knee depending on activity such as stair climbing. Put down the cheeseburger and choose something healthy. You can't change genetics which probably is the most important factor. ...Read more

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Any way to treat hypochondria that doesn't require medication?

Any way to treat hypochondria that doesn't require medication?

Therapy: Psychotherapy can be quite effective for improving symptoms including those of hypochondriasis. Cognitive behavioral therapy in particular can be helpful by identifying automatic thoughts and testing your belief system about the suspected illness. Biofeedback can help you improve understanding what is happening with your body's responses so that you realize they are not signs of illness. ...Read more

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Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

I would not advise: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a Category C agent. Animal studies show adverse fetal harm but no controlled human studies have been done. The OB will be the one to make that call. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat hives?

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Is there a natural way to treat hives?

Oral antihistamines: Hives are a result of excessive histamine release. They can be induced by specific allergic reaction, avoiding the causative agent is key to relieving symptoms. However, majority of cases do not have specific triggers. We suppress symptoms with oral antihistamines such as zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) and allegra, etc... It is also important to avoid Aspirin and Ibuprofen products which worsens hives. ...Read more

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Any way to treat alopecia?

Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

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Is hair loss at the temple region treatable?

Is hair loss at the temple region treatable?

Time to go off: Get rid and shave off all it is stylish now so many does it including some of my staff. ...Read more

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How do I treat alopecia?

How do I treat alopecia?

See a dermatologist: It depends on your sex. You should see a dermatologist and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I treat alopecia?

How can I treat alopecia?

Several options: Medical treatment is available from your physician. It's pricey but somewhat effective. Surgery requires a specialist. Or you can embrace your genetics and masculinity and decide you like it. 95% of good looks for a man is physical fitness. This is totally under your control, no matter where you do and don't have hair. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC medicines to treat alopecia?

No OTC: No otc treatments I am aware of unless cause is related to a vitamin or biotin deficiency. ...Read more

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How alopecia on a beard is treated?

How alopecia on a beard is treated?

There are different: possible reasons for alopecia - whether it is on the scalp or the chin. This would require evaluation before a treatment plan could be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the success rate for those taking methatrexate to treat alopecia araea?,

What  is the success rate for those taking methatrexate to treat alopecia araea?,

Alopecia areata: Very low success rate. Most doctors would not want to get doses of Methotrexate high enough to even offer a chance of help for alopecia due to liver side effects. ...Read more

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How to treat alopecia totalis?

How to treat alopecia totalis?

Alopecia: There are several causes of alopecia. I would strongly recommend that you make an appointment to see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a dermatologist who can treat my case of alopecia. I live in oakland ca. Please let me know of any recommendations.?

I'm looking for a dermatologist who can treat my case of alopecia.  I live in oakland ca. Please let me know of any recommendations.?

Ask a primary doctor: A person having hair loss can ask his primary care doctor about it, because sometimes there is a medical disorder causing hair loss (although many times it's just male-pattern baldness). The doctor may have other patients who have had good results with local dermatologists, plastic surgeons, hair restoration doctors, etc... A search of healthtap did not turn up any oakland dermatologists so far. ...Read more

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How to treat alopecia areata?

Alopecia areata: Tough call! It is difficult for many doctors to do but you should seek one out from your Primary doctor. There are treatments but not too many are excellent. Keep looking up possible doctors for you. ...Read more

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Does alopecia treat hair loss effectively?

Alopecia not therapy: Alopecia is not a treatment or a therapy for hair loss.Alopecia is hair loss. ...Read more

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Are there any good 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors that are natural products to treat female pattern alopecia ? Shampoos, cleansers or caplets etc...

Are there any good 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors that are natural products to treat female pattern alopecia ? Shampoos, cleansers or caplets etc...

No - beta-sitosterol: No -there are no 5-aris available indicated to treat female-patterned alopecia. As far as otc products, beta-sitosterol probably does have activity similar to the 5-aris, but is only 1/1000th as potent, and, again, is not indicated for female-patterned alopecia. ...Read more

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I have alopecia. I have had a bald spot for over a year that was treated with cortisone shots with no results. Will hair regrow or not after this long?

I have alopecia. I have had a bald spot for over a year that was treated with cortisone shots with no results. Will hair regrow or not after this long?

Alopecia: There is really no measures to say who will respond to treatment in what time period. There are other treatment options you might want to discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How or what can I use to treat alopecia if female with both parents with thin hair?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine for women (minoxidil 2 percent). Also oral contraceptive pills. There are other medications as well including Propecia (finasteride) and tagamet (cimetidine). Depends if the hair loss is from excess androgen or other cause. ...Read more

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Aside from androgenetic alopecia, what is/are the most common cause(s) of thinning hair in younger, premenopausal women? How are they treated?

Aside from androgenetic alopecia, what is/are the most common cause(s) of thinning hair in younger, premenopausal women? How are they treated?

Alopecia: This is a tough question as there are still a number of possibilities causes. The most common cause is a genetic thinning, but traction alopecia, scalp dermatitis, iron deficiency or thyroid disease, alopecia areata (diffuse type), and telogen effluvium are also seen. Some of these causes can also be almost as common. I suggest evaluation by a dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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