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Frontal Fibrosis Alopecia can you recommend any treatment?

Frontal Fibrosis Alopecia can you recommend any treatment?

Nioxin, minoxidil: The use of Nioxin or Minoxidil can sometimes help in this condition. Certain autoimmune disorders can predispose one to this condition and patients affected by this should see a rheumatologist for further evaluation ...Read more

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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


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Im 17, Female n i have a really big patch of bald spot at my frontal. and its getting worse.what can i do? help meee!! does cutting my hair helps?

Get seen: This may be anything from telogen effluvium to alopecia areata to a local fungus infection to any of a variety of others. Don't self-diagnose or self-treat. This warrants specialist referral. ...Read more

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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

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

Minoxidil: Results will be so-so. You also know that 95% of good looks for a man is physical fitness, regardless of where there is or isn't hair. You have the option of embracing your masculinity and heredity and following Mr. Statham's example (photo). ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I am 20 y/o male and I am losing my hair very significantly.It seems like normal alopecia and the roots are white when they fall.Please help me.

I am 20 y/o male and I am losing my hair very significantly.It seems like normal alopecia and the roots are white when they fall.Please help me.

Hair loss in 20 yo M: The question is what is the pattern of hair loss? Is it frontal, temporal and vertex like male pattern hair loss? Is there a family history of pattern hair loss? If the hair loss is diffuse from all over the scalp, particularly if all the roots are white, you need an exam by a dermatologist to see if this is another form of hair loss which may be caused by meds, stress, metabolic problems, etc. ...Read more

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Help depress.Have androgenic alopecia.Can i get completely bald with this condition with having no donor area or donor area is permanent to tranplant?

Help depress.Have androgenic alopecia.Can i get completely bald with this condition with having no donor area or donor area is permanent to tranplant?

Quite unlikely: With hair transplantation the donor site is typically the posterior scalp, which is almost never affected to the degree that the crown/frontal scalp are. Everyone knows the typical fringe of hair that remains on otherwise bald men--this is where the hair follicles for transplantation are derived. However, you may not need transplantation. Medical options often do the trick. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more