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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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HELLO, is 5% minoxidil recommended for a 18yearold guy around scale 1(just start to lose some frontal hair)( btw, hisfather , grandfather are bald?

HELLO, is 5% minoxidil recommended for a 18yearold guy around scale 1(just start to lose some frontal  hair)( btw, hisfather , grandfather are bald?

Minoxidil: 5% minoxidil is only recommended if the doctor who saw you prescribed this medicine. If not, pl;ease make an appointment to see your primary doctor. You might also go to the library and read what you can about Minoxidil. ...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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How to cure alopecia?

How to cure alopecia?

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

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Any way to treat alopecia?

Any way to treat alopecia?

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

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Baldness (Definition)

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