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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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At what age does hair loss completely stop? I'm 26 i would like to get a hair transplant, but don't want to get hair transplant if balding continues

At what age does hair loss completely stop? I'm 26 i would like to get a hair transplant, but  don't want to get hair transplant if balding continues

Hair loss time limit: Hair loss may not have a specific limit. Genetics. Hair loss can be related to a number of factors. So what can be done. First plan hair transplant with creation of your forehead hair line for the 50 year old age group. If you have a hair line place for a 30 year old, as you age and continue to lose hair density, the hair line will look odd. Look at internal society surgical hair restoration. ...Read more

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Will flucinonide .05%soln help medium to severe dandruff problem?Does it help stop hair loss due to dandruff?How long does it take for it work?

Steroid for dandruff: Dandruff is flaking scalp skin cells, and is caused by either seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. It is not dry scalp. Both conditions may occur on the face and elsewhere. If hairloss occurs it iis temporary., shampoos are often helpful, like those that contain coal tar, or antifungals, as are topical steroids, like Fluocinonide solution 0.05%, when used regularly. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Both: Rogaine (minoxidil) increases the effectively blood flow to the hair follicle. The increased blood flow can stabilize further hair loss and also allows some dormant follicles to resume growth. Rogaine (minoxidil) works best to regrow hair on the vertex of the scalp. ...Read more

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How long does hair loss occur after you stop taking nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

How long does hair loss occur after you stop taking nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) Hair Loss: When changes in hormones or hormone treatments (birth control) occur, hair follicles may enter a shedding phase. This shedding phase may last 6-12 weeks on average and might be accompanied by a slight decrease in coverage of the scalp or volume. The severity of the shed is determined by your genetic risk for female hair loss. A non-invasive haircheck measurement can help track the loss ; regrowth. ...Read more

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Hw to stop hair loss?

Hw to stop hair loss?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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How to stop hair loss?

How to stop hair loss?

Hair loss.: hair loss has many different causes, anemia, low or high thyroid function, low vitamin levels, genetics, medications etc. you need to see a doctor to get some blood work and find the cause of hair loss and treat it accordingly. Meanwhile you may take some multivitamins. ...Read more

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How do I stop my hair loss?

How do I stop my hair loss?

Determine the cause: You should visit your primary care physician or dermatologist to determine the cause of your hair loss. There are many medical conditions that can be associated with hair loss and therefore you should determine the cause so that the best treatment can be recommended. ...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