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Is there any ultimate remedy for curing baldness (alopecia)?

Is there any ultimate remedy for curing baldness (alopecia)?

No: Not at present, and probably not in our lifetime. At least it's never a fatal disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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Any treatment for baldness?

Any treatment for baldness?

Family practice : You may go to a hair specialist. Determine what treatment is best for you. Rogaine (minoxidil) , Proscar , lazer or even hair transplant are different options. ...Read more

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Is there any natural home made,alopathic, homeopathic treatment for teenage baldness?

Is there any natural home made,alopathic, homeopathic treatment for teenage baldness?

See a dermatologist.: Begin with a diagnosis. Not all hair loss is the same. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. You can probably be helped. Forget "natural". It has no meaning. Forget "homemade". It will get you nowhere. Forget "homeopathic". No homeopathic remedy is anything but placebo. Don't be a sucker for any of these con games. ...Read more

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Naturl treatment for alopecia?

Naturl treatment for alopecia?

ALOPECIA NATURAL RX: There is no "natural" treatment for alopecia (hairloss). Vitamins such as biotin and vitamin d can sometimes help. Check with your doctor to make sure these are ok for you. ...Read more

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Home remedy for balding?

Home remedy for balding?

There aren't any: That i know of that actually work. Minoxidil is available over the counter. ...Read more

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What treatments actually work for balding men?

What treatments actually work  for balding men?

Medications: Over the counter topical Minoxidil (rogaine) can work for some, as can low dose Finasteride (propecia). Check with your doctor for specifics. ...Read more

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Is minoxidil effective for hair loss ?

Is minoxidil effective  for hair loss ?

Minoxidil: If hair growth is going to occur with the use of minoxidil, it usually occurs after the medicine has been used for several months and lasts only as long as the medicine continues to be used. Hair loss will begin again within a few months after Minoxidil treatment is stopped. ...Read more

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Hair loss in front, receding. A few White dying hairs. Best remedy or therapy? Rogaine, minoxidil, natural options?

Hair loss in front, receding. A few White dying hairs. Best remedy or therapy? Rogaine, minoxidil, natural options?

Hair loss: Rogaine is a brand name for minoxidil. The chemical is identical. It seems to stimulate hair growth but as soon as you stop taking it the new hair will fall out. So you would have to take it for 50 years. Other options are hair transplants from the nape of your neck. Look at pictures of your Dad at your age. Get and read "The Serenity Prayer" by Reinhold Neihbuhr. Women think bald is sexier! ...Read more

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Are there any success stories for alopecia areata treatments?

Are there any success stories for alopecia areata treatments?

Yes, Many: Injections, topical therapies, steroids and oral therapies can all help, sometimes permanently. Get to a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Are there natural cures for trich?

Are there natural cures for trich?

Nope: No natural remedies will cure trichomonas. It needs a prescription antibiotic, either metronidazole or tinidazole. Trich is sexually transmitted, so infected women's sex partners also need to be treated. ...Read more

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Any good remedy for female alopecia besides propecia (finasteride)?

Any good remedy for female alopecia besides propecia (finasteride)?

Propecia (finasteride) is not: given to women of child bearing age. There are so many new things on the horizon. I have good success with supplement like Viviscal, Hair growth lasers, cortisone injections in the scalp and other topical agents similar to propecia (finasteride) in chemistry without the oral side effects. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hereditary hair loss?

Is there a cure for hereditary hair loss?

Choose parents: Choose your parents carefully & wisely. That's the only way to prevent hereditary hair loss. Talk to your family doc about stress & thyroid which can cause hair loss. Consider topical Minoxidil and/or oral Finasteride but be aware that every medication has side effects so make sure benefit outweighs risk for you. ...Read more

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Why is there no cure for baldness?

Why is there no cure for baldness?

It's the genes: We now cure 4 out of 6 cases of cancer (up from 2 of 6 when I was a kid), but managing baldness and other entities that are deeply embedded in development and genetic programs is still in the future. For now, there's medicines and surgery, baseball caps, or embracing masculinity and remembering that 95% of good looks is fitness, wherever you do or don't grow hair. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Hair Restoration: I agree with dr. Pollard -- but there has been success with Minoxidil topically as well as with finasteride. Hair transplants can work well. We are working on a variety of hair restoration topical sprays and techniques that have shown promise as well....But the official answer for now is: minoxidil, finasteride, and hair transplants. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alopecia totalis?

Is there a cure for alopecia totalis?

Alopecia totalis: This depends on how long the condition has been present. In the early stage of this extreme hair loss on the scalp, there are certain topical medications that have been used as well as injections of a steroid over a period of weeks or months. A dermatologist will be able to discuss many or all of the various remedies that are now being used. No over-the-counter treatments will help. Best luck! ...Read more

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Is there a natural home remedy for genetical greying of hair?

Is there a natural home remedy for genetical greying of hair?

Greying hair is not: something I've seen change w/diet or supplements although there are some Chinese formulas used for this ;purpose. Best thing possible is to stay neat and clean and think of it as giving you character. Some folks find grey/silver hair very attractive. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there any proven cure for dandruff?

Is there any proven cure for dandruff?

Control it, no cure: Dandruff, also known as seborrheic dermatitis, is typically a chronic problem that is controlled rather than cured. Over the counter dandruff shampoos can help decrease flares. Your physician can also prescribe topical medications that will likely help. ...Read more

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Natural cures for jaundice?

Natural cures for jaundice?

What's natural ? : Jaundice is not a disease it is more of a symptom/sign . You must find the underlying cause before you can treat it. See an MD to evaluate. Remember, arsenic, botulinum toxin and Ebola are all natural.... but I wouldn't recommend you take any of them. ...Read more

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Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Medicated shampoos: Sebosporiasis is an overlap of psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis. Shampoos with these ingredients are helpful: 1.)ketoconazole-anti-inflammatory, decreases yeast (nizoral shampoo) 2.)salicylic acid-decreases flaking, anti inflammatory (t-sal shampoo) 3.)coal tar-anti-inflammatory(t-gel shampoo) your dermatologist may prescribe prescription topical cortisone if appropriate. ...Read more