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What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

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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Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Hair loss: Cipla has a generic medication for propecia (finasteride). Propecia (finasteride) is used in the United States to treat hair loss. Thus, you can use cipla's generic for Propecia (finasteride) for male pattern hair loss. Make sure you read the insert so you know what side effects can occur with the medication. ...Read more

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Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Don't think so: Cipla appears to be a drug company that makes antivirals, aids medications, heart medications, asthma inhalers, and some other meds. Not sure if the company makes any drugs to slow down balding. Beware of any claims by a drug company about being able to "stop balding" because such claims sometimes are false or exaggerated. ...Read more

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How do I get nuvigil cheaper, my ins. Covers most but still leaves a $330 bal. And generic modafinil is more? Or ideas on a comparable drug?

How do I  get nuvigil cheaper, my ins. Covers most but still leaves a $330 bal. And generic modafinil is more? Or ideas on a comparable drug?

Nuvigil options: Consider using a discount card from the company making nuvigil. Also, you could consider alternatives such as Ritalin or methylphenidate. ...Read more

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Im loosing my hair ! i've tried anything possible , drugs .. Oils .Etc nothing worked ! what should I do, i'm only 21 i don't want to get baldness !?

Im loosing my hair ! i've tried anything possible , drugs .. Oils .Etc nothing worked ! what should I do, i'm only 21 i don't want to get baldness !?

First of all: Don't put any products or oils on your hair or scalp. Second, have your primary care doctor check for various medical problems. Third, see a quality dermatologist. There's no way we can help you on the internet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Can Teenage baldness be cured?

Can Teenage baldness be cured?

See dermatologist: Meds- 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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Is baldness always hereditary?

Is baldness always hereditary?

Causes of "baldness": Alopecia is commonly known as hair loss, hair thinning, & balding. While genetic causes (like male pattern balding) are common, other causes exist: hormones, infections, autoimmune causes, metabolic (e.g. Chemotherapy), nutrition (e.g. Vitamin deficiencies), trauma (e.g. Tight braids), neoplastic (some cancers), etc. A dermatologist can help determine the cause & discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Could masturbating too much cause baldness?

Could masturbating too much cause baldness?

No: Baldness is either a hereditary problem or the result of internal disease that might be causing it. Please see a dermatologist to have the baldness evaluated if you want to pursue this more. ...Read more

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Could baldness be caused because of high chlosterol?

Could baldness be caused because of high chlosterol?

No: Male pattern baldness is genetically programmed and correlates closely with how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. Men either like it, or can opt for surgery or medication. Your best choice is to stay physically fit, which is 95% of good looks for a man, and embrace your masculinity and genetics. High cholesterol needs to be managed but isn't contributing. ...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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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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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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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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Does garlic help cure baldness ?

Does garlic help cure baldness ?

No: The reason that so many silly claims are made for garlic is that it's absorbed through the skin and the smell appears on the breath. It does have some interesting pharmacologic effects, but "curing baldness" isn't one of them -- if there were any easy cure, mr. Gorbachev, who had at his command the world's best information-gathering system, would still have a full head of hair. ...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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What can cause premature baldness in men?

Genetics: Male pattern baldness is an inherited trait, so one's genetic makeup determines both the timing and degree of baldness. ...Read more

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Is alopecia another way of saying baldness?

That is correct!: Alopecia is a medical term which means the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows. There are various forms of alopecias based on underlying cause, for example androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. ...Read more

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What does male patern baldness to u look like?

What does male patern baldness to u look like?

MalePattern Baldness: Hereditary, male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia starts as a recession of the hairline, a thinning in the crown/vertex area and can progress to total hair loss across the top of the scalp. The hair follicles around the sides and back of the scalp are immune and can be transplanted into the balding zones for a permanent restoration. Topical ; oral meds, laser therapy, prp can prevent it. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Baldness?

What is the definition or description of: Baldness?

Baldness: Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could be partial or total). ...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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Are there solutions for premature advanced baldness?

Are there solutions for premature advanced baldness?

Assuming you're male: Some of these products wouldn't be suitable for females of child-bearing potential. Topical minoxidil, in 2% & 5% formulations. Oral Finasteride which reduces transformation of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, the cause of male-pattern baldness. Laser combs. I don't know how effective these are. Hair transplants. Scalp reduction. ...Read more

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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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Can I naturally reverse baldness or should I give up?

Can I naturally reverse baldness or should I give up?

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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Any home remedies to cure my female pattern baldness?

Any home remedies to cure my female pattern baldness?

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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I have baldness problem.. Pls give me somw suggestions?

I have baldness problem.. Pls give me somw suggestions?

Some ideas: You're familiar with the medications and the surgical options. These work so-so. You're male, so you are able to look as good as you are willing to work hard doing fitness activities. Nothing looks as good as a physically fit man with a shaved head and some facial hair. You can embrace your masculinity and your genetic heritage and improve how you feel & stay healthy. Get a ballcap for sunny days. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: BAL overdose?

What is the definition or description of: BAL overdose?

BAL overdose: Administration of excessive dose of Dimercaprol (British anti-Lewisite or BAL). ...Read more

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I am having baldness for 3 years. How it can be treated?

I am having baldness for 3 years.
How it can be treated?

Get dermatology 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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What are the causes of female baldness and what's the cure?

What are the causes of female baldness and what's the cure?

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 at a Low and go slow. ...Read more

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What is the best way to solveproblem of male partern baldness?

What is the best way to solveproblem of  male partern baldness?

Start w med 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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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bal (Definition)

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