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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


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How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

No: Sorry, friend. Your choices are medication (ask your general physician), surgery (ask a specialist), or deciding to embrace your genetics and masculinity and otherwise look your best like photo guy. I hope you get the outcome you want. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to cure alopecia?

How to cure alopecia?

Start medication now: for male pattern baldness. Get evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have better results by starting now with minoxidil and dutasteride. Hair loss is progressive, so the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. Try meds first. If they don't stop the loss, you can consider transplant. ...Read more

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Any way to treat alopecia?

Any way to treat alopecia?

Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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