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Will hair still grow where no bald spots are with alopecia areta?

Will hair still grow where no bald spots are with alopecia areta?

Yes. : Not sure i understand the question completely, but... Hair often regrows in the bald spots. Hair continues to grow normally in the spots that are not bald. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Thalassemia (Definition)

An inherited condition characterized by severe anemia (a deficiency of red blood cells), ...Read more


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Circle white bald spots on your head with no hair growth?

Circle white bald spots on your head with no hair growth?

Alopecia: It seems like you might have alopecia areata which is a disorder where the immune system destroys the hairs. It can often be successfully treated by your dermatologist. They will also want to check to be sure that no other autoantibodies exist in your body. Go see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Wht are brown spots on scalp w balding?

Wht are brown spots on scalp w balding?

These are: These are probably from sun damage but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Does DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

Does DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

Not exactly.: Dht blockers (such as finasteride) will slow down or even reverse balding in men, but localized hair loss (alopecia areata) is not affected by Dht blockers. You'll need local steroid injections for that, from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Who usually gets get spot baldness (alopecia areata)?

Autoimmune : The risk of alopecia areata is increased among individuals who have or have relatives with the disease or other autoimmune linked conditions such as lupus, diabetes, or some thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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Can hairs be regrown naturally on bald patches at teenage? Plzz help..

Can hairs be regrown naturally on bald patches at teenage? Plzz help..

Sometimes: It depends on the cause of the hair loss. If you had an infection, the hair should grow back after the infection is gone. If the hair has not been returning, you should see your doctor. There are some forms of hair loss which can last for long periods of time. ...Read more

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Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?

Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?

See a doc : A 1:80 Ana is barely abnormal but seeing a rheumatologist for an evaluation would be a good idea - the eval would include a history and examination and possibly some more detailed blood testing to see if anything important is going on. ...Read more

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What causes white hair / baldness?

Genetics: Both graying and baldness are mostly genetic- ask your older relatives when they lost their hair or started graying. Sometimes, medical illness or certain stressors or medical treatments(like chemo) can also cause hair loss or gray/discolored hair. ...Read more

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What mite b best procedure 4 woman w SEVERELY thinning hair,not genetic,all bloodwrk fine,BAD reaction 2 rogaine (minoxidil).Agoraphobic now!Hair transplant? Or?

What mite b best procedure 4 woman w SEVERELY thinning hair,not genetic,all bloodwrk fine,BAD reaction 2 rogaine (minoxidil).Agoraphobic now!Hair transplant? Or?

Get checked: A complete history and physical with lab work to rule out hormonal, nutritional , autoimmune causes for hair thinning would be appropriate ! After that it will be easier for your doctor to proceed with recommendations ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing tongue problems (quality: white patches, black hairy) ?

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My Daughter is experiencing  tongue problems (quality: white patches, black hairy)  ?

Thrush : Is common as a cause however a variety of possibilities. See www.dermnet.nz and search tongue conditions for more pictures and info. As dr afraz says an examination by a doctor is a good starting point for making a diagnosis ...Read more

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Does propecia (finasteride) work for men who have bald spots ?

Does propecia (finasteride) work for men who have bald spots  ?

Yes: Yes Propecia (finasteride) does work for men with male pattern baldness (bald spots) and there is often noticeable hair growth with use of propecia (finasteride). Not in all patients. And it can be reversible if medication is stopped. But remember.....Bald is beautiful! ...Read more

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Hairloss, premature balding, receding hairline, what to do?

Hairloss, premature balding, receding hairline, what to do?

Evaluation: Hello: it is important to test free testosterone, androstendione and dheas. Sometimes we also add 17 hydroxyprogesterone depending on age and past history. Spironolactone works (variable response). Do not take if considering pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair, cause?

Hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair, cause?

See an MD: Sounds like alopecia. You should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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