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Dr. Alan Bauman
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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 m experiencing hair loss on my head. When I apply hair oil (ayurvedic), I get many hair strands in my hand. Is that normal or should I avoid hair oil?

I m experiencing hair loss on my head. When I apply hair oil (ayurvedic), I get many hair strands in my hand. Is that normal or should I avoid hair oil?

See a dermatologist: Ayurvedic remedies are a waste of money. Sometimes there is a disorder which can be treated. Start with a precise diagnosis. The most common diagnosis is androgenetic alopecia. Meanwhile you can start with otc Minoxidil 2% solution for $4 a month. Use it twice a day. Expect no result until you have used it for 3 months. ...Read more

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Losing hairs from sideburns and temples. Pretty recently i' m noticing thin hairs all over d scalp? No history of hair loss in my family. Remedies?

Losing hairs from sideburns and temples. Pretty recently i' m noticing thin hairs all over d scalp? No history of hair loss in my family. Remedies?

Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different things, including infections, medication, radiation, mechanical injury, inflammatory conditions, and autoimmune disease. Examination by a physician is required to make the diagnosis and determine the most appropriate treatment. ...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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Can wearing a ponytail cause hair loss? It hasn't happened around the temples or hairline, but in other parts, yes, like on top of the parietal.

Can wearing a ponytail cause hair loss? It hasn't happened around the temples or hairline, but in other parts, yes, like on top of the parietal.

Hair loss: Traction alopecia results from excessive pulling and tugging of the hair shafts due to certain hair practices such as tight ponytails, braids, corn rows, etc. A more relaxed hair style is helpful at reversing the hair loss in many cases. ...Read more

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I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

Stop Male Hair Loss: Hereditary hair loss is the most common cause of a receding hairline or thinning in the scalp of young men. Effective medical treatments are available from ABHRS board-certified physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss. Over-the-counter remedies have limited use. Early treatment is best because once the follicle is "dead and gone, " transplants are the only option. ...Read more

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I'm losing hair around edges and temples and I read abt aga so definitely this is not the pattern of Hair Loss of AGA. Help me with this.

I'm losing hair around edges and temples and I read abt aga so definitely this is not the pattern of Hair Loss of AGA. Help me with this.

It is AGA MPHL...: A receding hairline is the most common sign of Male Pattern Hair Loss or Androgenetic Alopecia. The trigger for male pattern hair loss is dihydrotestosterone or DHT which causes progressive miniaturization of the hair follicles. Stopping MPHL requires medical treatments like Finasteride, Minoxidil, Laser Therapy and/or PRP Platelet Rich Plasma to reduce the need for NeoGraft hair transplantation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are hair loss treatments for temple area/receding hairline?

Can you tell me if there are hair loss treatments for temple area/receding hairline?

Yes: The most common treatments are topical Minoxidil (rogaine). This is available over-the-counter. Propecia (finasteride) is a pill, and like all prescription meds, requires guidance by a doctor. Hair pieces, weaves and hair transplants are also options in selected cases. ...Read more

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Can Stem Cells therapy Cure Hair Loss (male pattern baldness)? Is it approved by FDA? I am 28 yrs male, losing hairs from temple and crown.

No: Please do not waste your money on unapproved stem cell treatment. It may be causing you concern but baldness is a benign condition and you may try to live with it or get a hair piece. The so called stem cell treatment will not only cost a lot, will not help and may expose you to dangers of unapproved treatments. ...Read more

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I have had severe hair loss, headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

I have had severe hair loss, headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

Pains etc.: Based on what you report you should set up an early appointment with your doctor. If there is a long delay I recommend you go to the nearest Emergency Room for evaluation and care. ...Read more

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Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

It depends: Treatment depends what's causing the hair loss. If genetic male pattern hair loss, results may be poor although some benefit from minoxidil, etc ; hair transplants. If from hypothyroidism, hair growth may recover gradually as thyroid balance recovers. Homeopathy is not intended as a direct treatment for hair loss, but does strengthen a person's natural vitality -- and can help alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Could there be a good remedy for women for hair loss?

Could there be a good remedy for women for hair loss?

Hair loss in women: First, one must identify what type of hair loss they have: famale pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, etc. Get the diagnosis first.

Female pattern hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes.

Otc treatment: rogaine (minoxidil) (more effective in women than men)

surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

Hair loss: First one must find out why they are losing hair-get the correct diagnosis: male-pattern, female-pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, medication-induced, etc.

Male pattern hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes.

Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil)
prescription: propecia
surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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Any treatment for post-baby hair loss?

Hair loss: While this can certainly be pretty worrisome to anyone, this is a pretty common event post-pregnancy. Unfortunately waiting for hair problems to resolve is literally like watching grass grow. It will get better but it will take several months. ...Read more

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Any known remedy to reverse Accutane hair loss?

Time: Many post Accutane hair loss is telogen effluvien. This may reverse itself after Accutane has been stopped. It may take as long as a year to see your hair begin to normalize. In addition, Minoxidil may help. I like the foam formulation. This usually takes about 3 months to see changes. ...Read more

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Is rosemary oil a remedy for female hair loss? Age: 19

No easy fix: It will not touch alopecia areata. Two gem effluvium will self-cure. If this is hypothyroidism and you go undiagnosed, your school and job performance will suffer and then you will get horribly sick. Talk with your physician on your next visit and if friends notice you are losing your hair, consider a dermatology visit. ...Read more

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Is zx42 hair loss treatment a scam or does it actually work?

Is zx42 hair loss treatment a scam or does it actually work?

Embrace who you are?: This is just minoxidil, which sort-of-works for a while, plus a bunch of placebos ("vasodilators" and similar nonsense). Another idea -- buzz your head, hit the gym hard, sport some nicely-trimmed facial hair, and wear a ball cap when you feel like it. It's awesome to be a well-muscled, trim, balding man -- "I'm not a little kid any more, and I'm in robust good health." ...Read more

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Indentation in head. Moving and swelling and hair loss. Scared?

Indentation in head. Moving and swelling and hair loss. Scared?

Head Indentation: No idea what this is, you definitely need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, we need help! Sister having hair loss and head and body aches?

Hello doctors, we need help! Sister having hair loss and head and body aches?

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, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Baldness, why hair loss & would like to know if hair regrowth treatment will work?

Baldness, why hair loss & would like to know if hair regrowth treatment will work?

Hair Loss: The male pattern baldness form of androgenetic alopecia accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men. By age 35, two-thirds of American men will have some degree of appreciable hair loss and by age 50 approximately 85% of men have significantly thinning hair. About 25% of men who suffer from male pattern baldness begin the painful process before the age of 21. Treatment is Rogaine (minoxidil) & Propecia. ...Read more

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I'm 27 male suffering scalp pain and serious hair loss feel like things inside my head help plz?

I'm 27 male suffering scalp pain and serious hair loss feel like things inside my head help plz?

Scalp biopsy: Your symptoms could be scalp psoriasis. But the only way to diagnose you, you need to have scalp biopsy. Please, make an appointment with your dermatologist and have them get a scalp biopsy. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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