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Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more


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Can laser therapy help female-pattern alopecia? (crown, sides, and overall thinning) anything besides rogaine (minoxidil)? (child-bearing years)

Can laser therapy help female-pattern alopecia? (crown, sides, and overall thinning) anything besides rogaine (minoxidil)? (child-bearing years)

Female hairloss: See a dermatologist for a clear diagnosis as many conditions can mimic female pattern hair loss. You may need additional tests. Unfortunately oral meds are out for women. Topically the most cost effective is rogaine (minoxidil). Latisse might work as well but is cost prohibitive. New topicals are coming. Led lights and laser are not proven to be effective. ...Read more

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Treatment of androgenic allopecia in female 37 years old?

Treatment of androgenic allopecia in female 37 years old?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) will help mild cases but you will lose the hair once you stop it. Otherwise if it is severe there are follicle transplants and wigs. You can see a dermatologist to see if they have more suggestions as well. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment for female hair loss, gradually my hair ve been thining [ falling out, as I c while cleaning floor], I am 38, is age a factor?

Multiple causes: There might me treatment depending on the cause of your hair loss. You should see a dermatologist to help determine they type of hair loss you have and what may be the cause. ...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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What's the treatment for alopecia?

What's the treatment for alopecia?

Depends: Alopecia areata is treated several ways, inherited hair loss or global alopecia much less therapy. See a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for alopecia?

What is the treatment for alopecia?

Depends on the type: There are many different types of alopecia. Male pattern baldness is called androgenic alopecia and can been treated with minoxidil, hair transplants, or propecia (finasteride). Alopecia areata or alopecia due to various other medical conditions are treated differently. ...Read more

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What are other alopecia treatment (s)?

What are other alopecia treatment (s)?

Dermatology W/U: The best way to address alopecia is via dermatologic evaluation. If the cause for hair loss can be determined than a very specific treatment plan can be made. In chinese medicine a plum blossom hammer can be helpful for hair regrowth. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for alopecia?

What is a good treatment for alopecia?

Find root cause and.: Finding the root cause of the hair loss is first. Is it low thyroid, elevated dihydrotestosterone, gluten sensitivity, autoimmunity, infection or other. All of these issues need to be ruled-out then addressed appropriately. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for alopecia?

Alopecia: It really depends on the type of alopecia. With autoimmune alopecia, like areata, direct steroid injection into the affected area can work. Get rest, exercise and eat right as well for your general well being. ...Read more

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What treatment options do I have for alopecia?

What treatment options do I have for alopecia?

Alopecia: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have alopecia (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it w/medication. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is treatment for dandruff and alopecia?

Different answers: Only dermatologists can answer you both. In general, right kind of (medicated) shampoos is the first step for dandruff control. For alopecia, you probably mean hair loss not in any particular form, try rogain first. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatment for alopecia universalis?

Is there any new treatment for alopecia universalis?

Find root cause and.: Finding the root cause of the hair loss is first. Is it low thyroid, elevated dihydrotestosterone, gluten sensitivity, autoimmunity, infection or other. All of these issues need to be ruled-out then addressed appropriately. ...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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Please name the treatment for burn induced alopecia?

Please name the treatment for burn induced alopecia?

Difficult: Difficult to treat - The hair follicles are burnt in burn scar areas. Hair transplants and hair flaps help to some extent in selected few cases. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatment or new cure for alopecia areata?

Is there any new treatment or new cure for alopecia areata?

Yes: 8 genes have been discovered to increase the risk of developing alopecia areata. These genes are involved in the cellular based autoimmune reaction that is responsible for destroying the patch of hair follicles. New treatments are being tested using previously approved drugs for other autoimmune conditions (such as Orencia (abatacept) for rheumatoid arthritis.). ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for alopecia nervosa, and how do I get my hair to grow?

Is there a treatment for alopecia nervosa, and how do I get my hair to grow?

Reduce stress: If you are experiencing a lot of stress and noticing hair loss, the treatment should focus on reducing stress. Make sure you are not pulling on your hair, which will make it worse. Healthy nutrition is also important for many reasons. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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