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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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Whats a way to cure balding in women? Something that wl promote hair growth

Whats a way to cure balding in women? Something that wl promote hair growth

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 more

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How do you cure a red bald spot on head?

How do you cure a red bald spot on head?

Telangectasia: It is likely that your spot is a common vascular abnormality. It can be easily treated with an office hyper actor which closes the abnormality with a low electrical current. ...Read more

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How can I stop premature balding?

How can I stop premature balding?

See a dermatologist: Many men today shave their scalps because it makes them appear really cool. If you feel strongly about having more scalp hair, first get a diagnosis. Your dr might give a prescription for finasteride. The dose is 1mg a day, not covered by ins. You can save a lot of money if the prescription is for 5mg tabs: you then use a pill cutter to make 1 pill into 4 pieces. Meanwhile you can begin otc minoxi. ...Read more

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What is the average age of balding?

What is the average age of balding?

No average: There is no "average", as some men begin to lose hair early in life and others are buried with a full head of hair. Look at your parents and other family members to get a good estimate of what to expect. ...Read more

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Do men often start balding at the crown?

Do men often start balding at the crown?

Varies: More than 95% of hair thinning in men is male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia. Male pattern baldness is characterized by hair receding from the lateral sides of the forehead (known as a "receding hairline") and/or a thinning crown (balding to the area known as the ‘vertex’). Both become more pronounced until they eventually meet, leaving a horseshoe-shaped ring of hair back of head. ...Read more

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I start balding is there away to stop it?

I start balding is there away to stop it?

Balding young man: 23 M from Jeddah notes I start balding. Is there any way to stop it? ANS: most likely not. Do a family tree as far back as you can and look an ask about when men and women started losing their hair. If this is a family trait about the only thing you could have done about it would be to choose different grandparents ;-). Also ask your Drs what they think.There are rare causes that can be treated. ...Read more

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I am a 22 female and balding. Whats wrong?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist. This is probably from hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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What products can I use for balding edges?

Balding: Depends if you are male or female. Hair management techniques may be needed. For example traction alopecia is exacerbated by the use of tight curlers, braids, etc . Minoxidil can be used by either sex. See your dermatologist for evaluation of the etiology of your problem. ...Read more