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Dermatologist Hair Loss
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
Should I see a dermatologist for hair loss when it started after I removed the nuvaring? My thyroid and iron panels are normal and endo dr. is stumped
Not yet...: It is likely that your body just needs time to adjust. Normal fluctuations to achieve balance could be affecting your hair growth and loss. Give your body time to get use to not having the NuvaRing, ensure you are eating a balanced diet, exercising and trust your endocrinologist and gynecologist to advise on when or if you might need a dermatology consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair nails : All dermatologists can take care of you and if they can not treat your problem they will refer you to one that can treat you. ...Read more
Does consulting and treatment from dermatologist really prevents hair loss if no heredity ? Thank you sir.
Should I see my dr or dermatologist about recent hair loss? Ive had some thinning but more noticeable since using a selenium lotion on face from derm
Before you as a dermatologist recommend a new hair loss product to a patient, what things would you want to know/ask manufacturer about this product?
What drugs work: I would want to know the cost of the product, the duration of treatment for an effect to occure, the adverse side effects of the product and whether of not, if the product is stopped, the hair will fall out again. I would also want to know if there are any scientific studies supporting the use of this product and comparing it to alternative treatments. ...Read more
Due to hair loss, dermatologist recom. 5 grams of Biotin day. Was taking 10,000 mcg already-can't find 5 gram bottles. Did I hear wrong-otr test pndng?
Find a competent der: Biotin is a useless waste of money. You failed to indicate a diagnosis. Do you have one? Androgenetic alopecia? Due to med or illness? There may be something to help you, but biotin is not it. Maybe there is no effective remedy. Go to a better dermatologist. ...Read more
I am taking ground up actos (pioglitazone) in rogaine for hair loss. Dermatologist days 6 to 8 drops which isn't enuf to cover. If I use more, will it hurt me?
Burning scalp, oily hair, causing me hair loss. Dermatologists can't find the reason for it. Its been over 10 years now. I m desperate.Help?
Hair Loss: Your doctor may perform blood tests to determine if you have a medical condition that causes hair loss, such as thyroid disease, diabetes or lupus. When a diagnosis is difficult to confirm, your doctor may perform a punch biopsy. During this test, the doctor uses a circular tool to remove a small section of your scalp skin's deeper layers. ...Read more
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