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What is the definition or description of: BAL allergy?

What is the definition or description of: BAL allergy?

BAL allergy: BAL contains Dimercaprol. It is a chelating agent. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/bal-in-oil-ampules-drug. Htm ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What can cause female baldness?

What can cause female baldness?

Many Possible Causes: Women can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, shedding after pregnancy, or alopecia areata. ...Read more

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How do you treat a baldness problem?

Three steps: First, we have to identify the reason for hair loss. Second, we have to stop the hair loss with topical and/or oral medications. Third, we can replace lost hair with a hair transplantation procedure. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure female pattern baldness?

Is there a way to cure female pattern baldness?

Rogaine (minoxidil) for Women: Rogaine (minoxidil) for women is an over-the-counter fda approved therapy for female pattern alopecia. Another option is hair transplantation. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what causes temporary baldness?

Lots of things...: ...Cause temporary loss of hair, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan. Your dermatologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a female to suffer from baldness?

Is it possible for a female to suffer from baldness?

FEMALE BALDNESS: When women lose scalp hair it is called "hairloss", not "baldness."! many medications are responsible for women's hairloss. Anemia, homone imbalance, crash dieting, stress, deficiencies in certain supplements & vitamins. See a dermatologist who might be able to figure out the "whys" of your problem and recommend accordingly. Do not worry! ...Read more

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What to do if I have baldness, but no one in my family has it.?

What to do if I have baldness, but no one in my family has it.?

What's the cause?: Classic male pattern baldness is obvious based on its development and distribution. It's genetic and if you have it, you ended up with more genes for it than any of the other men in your family. You can opt for medication, surgery, and/or recognize that 95% of good looks in a man is his level of physical fitness and get back into that stuff. Photo guy isn't complaining, he's showing off. ...Read more

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Trying to preemptively deal with baldness. Any advice/suggestions?

Trying to preemptively deal with baldness. Any advice/suggestions?

Balding Prevention: You can't change your genetics. These tips may provide some benefit. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. ...Read more

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Are there solutions for those men with advanced degree of baldness?

Some: Depends on what you mean by advanced. If you are basically bald your options are almost none. If you have some hair left but it is thinly growing you might respond to various topical and systemic medications. If this is a genetically directed baldness then you basically can't win that war. Transplants may be an option for you. I think you should see a dermatologist to help evaluate. ...Read more

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I'm 25 and have been having noticeable hairfall. Is this temporary or am I facing baldness?

I'm 25 and have been having noticeable hairfall. Is this temporary or am I facing baldness?

Hairloss: I am sure you know, hair loss can be caused by both family history or other causes. One common disease is telogen effluvium. This is a temporary hair loss seen most often in young women and the hair that you lose will usually regrow in 6 months. Always see a dermatologist for the exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can stress cause baldness?

Can stress cause baldness?

Yes: Psychological stress can result in various physical conditions, including hair loss. Practicing thought dropping, meditation exercises, and various relaxation exercises can help. However, it's best to get a medical evaluation, since there are many medical conditions, such as thyroid problems, that can be the cause. ...Read more

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Can osteopaths treat baldness?

Can osteopaths treat baldness?

Yes: Osteopaths can specialize in any medical specialty and there are osteopaths that are Dermatologists. ...Read more

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Will there ever be a cure for baldness?

Will there ever be a cure for baldness?

Don't know. Start w: Dermatology evaluation. Medications - Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people. ...Read more

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Could segals solution cure hereditary baldness?

Think about it: Don't spend too much money on this herbal concoction. If stuff like this actually worked, the dermatology community would have snapped it up as organized medicine has snapped up other natural plant-based remedies that work, and so would the international espionage community (there would be no bald men in the cia). These folks pray on others' wishful thinking & frustration. ...Read more

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What are some medical causes of baldness in males?

What are some medical causes of baldness in males?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA. With supplements start low and go slow. ...Read more

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Please describe the various ways to deal with baldness?

Please describe the various ways to deal with baldness?

Fitness: For a man, 95% of good looks is physical fitness. Mr. Diesel (photo) isn't the only elite athlete / film star who has chosen a completely smooth body to enhance his superb muscular development. If you visit a gym or fitness group (and I hope you'll spend a lot of time there), you'll see many men who choose to shave their head hair as a way of fully embracing their male heritage. ...Read more

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Is baldness genetic?

Is baldness genetic?

Polygenic: Look around and you'll notice that it correlates closely with how much chest hair a man is naturally blessed with. There's no simple pattern of inheritance ...Read more

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Any treatment for baldness?

Family practice: You may go to a hair specialist. Determine what treatment is best for you. Rogaine (minoxidil), Proscar, lazer or even hair transplant are different options. ...Read more

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What is genetic baldness cure?

Androgenic alopcia: "genetic" baldness is due to the effects your hormones have on your skin, especially your scalp. There is no "cure", but there are medications that help change the hormones effects. They are prescriptions that can be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why is there no cure for baldness?

Why is there no cure for baldness?

It's the genes: We now cure 4 out of 6 cases of cancer (up from 2 of 6 when I was a kid), but managing baldness and other entities that are deeply embedded in development and genetic programs is still in the future. For now, there's medicines and surgery, baseball caps, or embracing masculinity and remembering that 95% of good looks is fitness, wherever you do or don't grow hair. ...Read more

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How to regrow hair in male baldness?

Hair transplant: About the only way to get hair where you are already bald is hair transplant but for what is left you can take Propecia (finasteride) 1 mg daily to curtail further hair loss. ...Read more

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How to re-grow hair in baldness area?

How to re-grow hair in baldness area?

Minoxidil: Minoxidil may help some increase in density of hairs. Hair transplantation can help cover specific areas of baldness. Careful pre planning is important fo aesthetically pleasing results. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for bal overdose?

What is the treatment for bal overdose?

BAL = dimercaprol: Bal is "british anti-lewisite", a prescription medication given by injection for the removal of heavy metals such as lead and mercury. (it also combats lewisite, an arsenic-based chemical warfare agent). Overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and seizure (convulsions). Treatment is supportive with protection of the airway, intravenous fluids, and a tincture of time. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment of baldness or no?

Is there a treatment of baldness or no?

Seek medical eval: Medications - Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people- you may or may not have success. ...Read more

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Will early puberty lead to early baldness?

Will early puberty lead to early baldness?

No: No, early puberty has no bearing on future hair loos potential. Genetics plays a big role, look at family members for guide to what kind of hair loss you might expect as you get older. ...Read more

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Does receding hair line indicate baldness?

Does receding hair line indicate baldness?

Early Balding: A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name describes, progresses in specific patterns over the scalp-usually sparing the posterior ring of hair. The pattern of hair loss is regulated by genetics, hormone changes--dht. ...Read more

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Do any of baldness treatments actually work?

Do any of baldness treatments actually work?

Yes: Yes, there are two fda approved drugs for hair loss: rogain and propecia (finasteride). Like all drugs, they might not work in every individual and may have side effects. But they also work for many people and have had no side effects. Consult your dermatologist if you're sufferring from thinning hair to determine if either drug would be appropriate for you. ...Read more

Bal Allergy (Definition)

BAL contains Dimercaprol. It is a chelating agent. For potential adverse effects see: ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Dimercaprol (Definition)

Dimercaprol is a topical steroid which is a ...Read more