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Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
HELLO, is 5% minoxidil recommended for a 18yearold guy around scale 1(just start to lose some frontal hair)( btw, hisfather , grandfather are bald?
For frontal male pattern baldness which would be good... Grocapix gel or minoxidil10% ? M just 26y M. M using grocapix gel but m upset as it not grow
Last time I used finasteride 1mg+ minoxidil 10% with amnexil..I reported with dermatitis.So now m afraid so start same t/t.what I do? Frontal baldness
Don't do it: It doesn't sound to me that it is worth the risk to you so just tell your doctor that. He will adjust. You can also discuss hair transplant. ...Read more
I am sufferring from frontal baldness and my hair are thinning.I am using onion juice & minoxidal daily and rosemary oil on alternate days.Will i work?
See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more
My hair are thinning and I have frontal baldness.I also have irregular periods.The hair loss started on the onset of puberty.Which disease is this?
PCOS: You should see an endocrinologist or your obgyn for a complete evaluation. It sounds as though you may have pcos. There are medications that can help with all of the symptoms so go get checked out. ...Read more
Sir. I want for hair loss and regrowth. My front and center head hair are just 25 % remaining. Back hairs are ok. Frontal side hairs are gone fully.
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
Is there any cures for frontal hair loss or anything that will slow down the process of thinning hair?
Minoxidl: For women 5 per cent romaine foam will work on the frontal hairline. For men romaine os not very effective for frontal hair loss. Propecia (finasteride) cna work on frontal hair loss in 62 per cent of men, but does not work well in the temple area. Lasers have shown some effect on the frontal area but results are variable. ...Read more
How to prevent hair loss is going on for an year now.i also experience pain in frontal head from where I am losing hair while massaging my scalp.what should I do?
Seek Qualified Help: Genetic or Medical issue? Before you go shopping for hair growth products, treatments & services, the first most important thing to do is find a doctor qualified to diagnose, measure, treat & track your hair loss/hair growth over time. Find an ABHRS-certified Hair Restoration M.D. to evaluate your situation. You need a specialist on your side & this may NOT necessarily be your local dermatologist. ...Read more
Are steriod injections in the frontal area of the scalp for hair loss safe for someone who has glaucoma.
Eye pressure: The facts concerning whether steroid injections will help your problem should come from your dermatologist. Steroids can cause eye pressure elevation even in people who don't have glaucoma. I think it would be ok , however the pressure must be watched. The greater chance for pressure elevation is with steroid eye drops and steroid injections into the eye for varies diseases. ...Read more
Yes.: I know the package insert says it "has only been proven to work" on the vertex (crown) of the scalp - because clinical trials were conducted on that area, so the fda says the manufacturer cannot claim that it works anywhere else. However, in the real world, it works the same way on the frontal scalp as it does on the crown. ...Read more
I used to feel tired in the morning .I have frontal hair loss.I started taking iron supplement.I feel great now on mornings.How long can I take it?
Hi.I'm going through frontal hair loss after rebounding..gradually its going back...went to dermatologist.he did blood test..all well..except ferritin level its 15..although its come under the range but he said it should b 40...I'm soooo worried..n gettin
This is a natural process that one gets hair loss as one advances in age. However frontal type baldness is mainly determined by the Genetic predisposition. Good thing all the blood work came back normal.
Worrying does not bring back the hair, unfortunatly.
Eat balanced meal and take Multivitamin, try commercially available hair growth medicine . ...Read more
Start medication now: for male pattern baldness. Get evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have better results by starting now with minoxidil and dutasteride. Hair loss is progressive, so the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. Try meds first. If they don't stop the loss, you can consider transplant. ...Read more
Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more
Depends: Alopecia can be a separate disease but is normally a symptom or an inherited problem and not a seperate disease. The first step to determine if it can be reversed is to determine the cause. You will need to see a doctor who deals with your problem to be evaluated. ...Read more
Depends on the Cause: Alopecia can be caused by many different diseases. The treatment depends on the cause, so it is important to get a proper diagnosis. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who has significant experience dealing with the many different causes of hair loss so you can be assured you are getting a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen. ...Read more
There's no cure: Forgive my frankness. This is the truth. You will need to adapt. I have a physician friend who has it; he's a fitness guy and loves the cleanness and freedom it gives him. Many athletes are fully smooth by choice. If you're a female, it's your choice as to whether to wear a hairpiece or simply choose baldness as a fashion statement. This may not be what you want to hear. But it's the best advice. ...Read more
Alopecia areata: There aren't over the counter treatments for alopecia areata that are effective. You will just waste time trying a minimally effective treatment instead of jumping right on the condition with good treatment. The sooner you treat it the better chance of regrowth. See your dermatologist for effective therapy. ...Read more
Alopecia: Choice of treatment depends on type of alopecia. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more