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Best Hair Growth Treatment For Women
Maybe: Platelet rich plasma is thought to have growth factors and cytokines that rejuvenate skin and perhaps hair follicles and matrix. As mono therapy it probably isn't so great but it may help hair transplantation Propecia (finasteride) or Minoxidil work better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can low level laser therapy promote hair growth? I am willing to use it even if it is minimal - what hairmax claims - 20 hairs per sq CM or even less.
I don't know of any : Studies that show this. Theoretically, this could increase blood flow to the scalp (already has a great blood supply). But most hair loss in men is genetically programmed, &/or related to testosterone's negative effect on the hair follicle. Minoxidil/rogaine blocks this, so can sometimes help. I'd try it first. It won't give you a lot of hair & you have to keep using it. ...Read more
Minoxidil: Minoxidil is a topical solution (aka rogaine). There is a female formulation that is 2% solution. This is should applied twice a day and takes about 2 months to start seeing results. No prescription is needed and it is found at most grocery stores and pharmacies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : I assume you are referring to growth of scalp hair that is thinning out due to heredity . If that is not the case or you are not sure your best bet is to get a hair loss evaluation by a dermatologist. If you have hereditary male pattern hair loss you have two choices. Minoxidil topical works and is over the counter. Finasteride is taken orally but you need a prescription. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Cellilitis? On no med? If you are losing hair you need to see a skin specialist for diagnosis. Meanwhile you can begin otc Minoxidil 2x a day @ $4 us per month. The generic 2% is cheapest and about as effective as more expensive products. Beware of snake oil salesmen who seem to be everywhere. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for weak hair follicles with stunted growth? Type of shampoos, pills etc.
Healthy diet: A healthy diet with adequate protein, calcium, fresh fruits and vegetables is the best treatment for weak hair follicles. Avoid pulling on the hair or tying it back tightly. Unfortunately shampoos and pills do not help with hair growth. Pills that cause hair growth cause hair growth everywhere including arms, legs and mustache. ...Read more
Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break
What is the best treatment of Backers nevus?
He got backers nevus on his hand(bicep area)and it is spreading slowly.
On that part hair growth is more
BECKER'S NEVUS: I ASSUME THAT YOU MEAN BECKER'S NEVUS. NEVUS MEANS MOLE. THIS IS, ESSENTIALLY, A HAIRY MOLE. NO ONE KNOWS WHY IT APPEARS. ...Read more
35 yr female, used to have long hair. Hair growth stunted for 10 yrs. Literally the same length, it just does not grow. Docs can't figure out why~help?
Short growth cycle: Hair goes through a cycle - growth, rest, shedding, and regrowth. You shed 60-100 hairs/day, all of which regrow. Your hair is growing; you just used to have a longer growth cycle, but now it is shorter and your hairs are shedding before they can grown any longer. Why this happens is not yet known. There is nothing to do about it until more research is done on regulation of the hair growth cycle. ...Read more
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