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What is the best shampoo for hair loss? Without side effect

What is the best shampoo for hair loss? Without side effect

No such thing: If you are a young male with family history, think of Finasteride or dutasteride, both quite effective in humans, i domt know about leopards. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Hair loss/thinning is happening at a fast rate, more hair comes out easier every day. Receding hairline. Best course of action? Supplements, shampoo

Hair loss/thinning is happening at a fast rate, more hair comes out easier every day. Receding hairline. Best course of action? Supplements, shampoo

Hair loss: 35 M f San Fran asks hair line receding. What do I do? ANS: 1. Choose different grandparents. 2. Note u have HTN. Ask your Dr to give you oral Minoxidil for BP. But be prepared for hair to grow every where but where u want it. 3. Accept your family Hx which you cannot change yet. 4. Waste money on untested hair restoration products. Search PUBMED for trials of hair restoration. ...Read more

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Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when i shampoo?

Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when i shampoo?

Hair loss: Hair follicles are very sensitive to changes in the body. Factors such as changes in sex steroids, cortisol and thyroid hormones can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can shampoo make a difference in treating hair loss?

Help plz! Can shampoo make a difference in treating hair loss?

Hair loss: There are a numbers of causes and treatments for hair loss, but before you go on-line I would strongly recommend a consult with a dermatologist. They are experts for your needs. You may need a referral from your doctor. ...Read more

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I've used the shampoo 3 times in 14 days..I am experiencing hair loss..Is this reversible?

I've used the shampoo 3 times in 14 days..I am experiencing hair loss..Is this reversible?

Probably: There are a number of different types of hair loss, from alopecia areata, to telogen effluvium, to scarring conditions like discoid lupus and lichen planopilaris. A dermatologist will help you get the correct diagnosis and find a treatment plan to get you back on track. Most of the time hair loss is reversible, especially if caught early. ...Read more

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I am 17 male, I have hair loss problem since 6 months.Day by day more hair losing. Before i used shampoo everyday but nowadays twice a week.

I am 17 male, I have hair loss problem since 6 months.Day by day more hair losing. Before i used shampoo everyday but nowadays twice a week.

Dermatologist: Can help you. You may have alopecia, an auto-immune disorder that manifests itself in hair loss. It is treatable. Please go or ask you folks or a friend to help you get to your family doc or a dermatologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could some shampoos be irritating and cause clogged follicles/hair loss?

Could some shampoos be irritating and cause clogged follicles/hair loss?

Clogged Follicles: As a hair transplant surgeon, i can tell you that is nearly impossible to for a hair follicle to become 'clogged.' while it is true that after hair growth ceases at the follicle, it does fill with sebum, however, this is not the cause of the hair loss, it is merely the result of the follicle not producing hair anymore. Certain shampoos can cause irritation, which diminishes hair growth, however. ...Read more

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Please help I have excesive dandruf. Hair loss too. Right nw cnt prevent hairloss bt dis dandruf is iritating. Any medicine any shampoo? Plz help

Please help I have excesive dandruf. Hair loss too. Right nw cnt prevent hairloss bt dis dandruf is iritating. Any medicine any shampoo? Plz help

Dandruff: Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis), not shampooing often enough, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair care products (contact dermatitis), or even a yeast-like fungus (malassezia). When regular shampoos fail, otc dandruff shampoos may succeed. But dandruff shampoos aren't all alike, and you may need to experiment until you find one that works for you. ...Read more

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What can you do for hair loss? My mom is 50 and is now suffering from hair loss but not major but noticeable. How can I help her? Shampoo change? Ty!

Tough one: This is a more than " million- dollar question", unfortunately. Relatively recently there was an interest in biotin, one of the vitamins which deficiency can manifest in alopecia (hair loss). It is available over the counter, yet i wouldn't raise hopes too high though. ...Read more

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How to prevent hair loss, shampoo or dandruff shampoo?

How to prevent hair loss, shampoo or dandruff shampoo?

Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss Take care ...Read more

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How often to use Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2% shampoo for hair loss?

How often to use Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2% shampoo for hair loss?

not for hair loss: Is a anti fungal antibiotic , used for fungal infections of scalp , like dandruff , if your loss of hair is due to fungal infection , causing hair loss , then is indicated , long term use is not advised speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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I lose a lot of hair is there a shampoo or vitamins to help? What could be causing so much hair loss? Its been going on for a couple of years.

I lose a lot of hair is there a shampoo or vitamins to help? What could be causing so much hair loss? Its been going on for a couple of years.

Physical and labs: a multivitamin can help supplement your diet, especially if you know you are likely not getting all the necessary nutrients. having labwork done would also be helpful...specifically checking for your thyroid function. not sure if you scalp is flaky or itchy, or if the hair loss is in one specific area. worth going to see a physician. ...Read more

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What's are some good shampoo's for manual hair loss and thinning? I've been using dr.Bronners. I think it caused the problem and brushing with nylon.

Anaphase: There is an excellent new shampoo for thinning hair that my patients love. It is from the company called glytone and the name of the shampoo is anaphase revitalizing cream shampoo. It is only available through drs offices but i'm sure you can find it on line. ...Read more

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I've hair loss it's been 3yrs for it, im just 19 iused multivitamins and shampoo but it didn't help I can see hairless follicules,thin,weak hair help?

Need a workup: I suspect you have telogen effluvium. Vitamins and shampoo won't touch it. You need a physician's care, and maybe a study to rule out alopecia areata, thyroid disease, seborrhea, and a few others. ...Read more

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I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?

I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?

Change it up: It may be time to supercharge your treatment and add additional or different products. If the symptoms have persisted and you are seeing hair loss you should consult with your dermatologist about using a topical steroid such as kenalog (triamcinolone). ...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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