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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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Would you recommend a topical hair tonic that contains: Aminexil(kopexil)/ Anageline/ Saw palmetto/ Caffeine to slow down genetic hair loss?

Would you recommend a topical hair tonic that contains: Aminexil(kopexil)/ Anageline/ Saw palmetto/ Caffeine to slow down genetic hair loss?

Weird concoction: Aminexil is standard but the last three don't make sense. Like most men blessed with a lot of body hair, your scalp hair loss is genetically programmed and you have a variety of options. Your physician can guide you -- or you can do like many super-tough men, shave your head and focus on physical fitness. It's a choice for you and anybody special in your life to make togetehr. ...Read more

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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

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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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more