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What can I do to reverse my hair loss? I am losing hair around my crown, and have lost most hair on forehead?

What can I do to reverse my hair loss? I am losing hair around my crown, and have lost most hair on forehead?

Male pattern: hair loss. There are two effective medications to prevent male pattern hair loss. There is rogaine (minoxidil) which is topical and there is the oral medication propecia. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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What should I do to stop my hair loss? My forehead is slowly getting bigger because I am slowly losing my hairs? What should I do to stop it?

What should I do to stop my hair loss? My forehead is slowly getting bigger because I am slowly losing my hairs? What should I do to stop it?

Male Hair Loss: There are two medications that are effective to prevent male pattern hair loss. There is rogaine (minoxidil) for men which is topical and there is the oral medication propecia. ...Read more

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I am suffering from a large hair loss, even I lost my hair density and hairs on my forehead. Tell me some remedies, medicines to regain hairsand density?

I am suffering from a large hair loss, even I lost my hair density and hairs on my forehead. Tell me some remedies, medicines to regain hairsand density?

Depends on the cause: There are many different causes for hair loss. Hair loss can be temporary (non-scarring) or permanent (scarring). You will need a hair loss evaluation by an expert in hair loss eg a dermatologist to determine the type of hair loss you have before any treatment can be considered. ...Read more

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Hi, I recently fainted and my family put rubbing alcohol on my forehead and hair to wake me up. Could this do damage to my hair or cause hair loss?

Hi, I recently fainted and my family put rubbing alcohol on my forehead and hair to wake me up. Could this do damage to my hair or cause hair loss?

No: Your skin and hair will not suffer any ill-effects from rubbing alcohol.
Why did you faint? Could it be that you were dehydrated?
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have hair loss from the forehead. How I can control it. I am using minoxidil liquid for hair.

I have hair loss from the forehead. How I can control it. I am using minoxidil liquid for hair.

Hair loss: It seems from ur description that u r getting male pattern baldness which in most part is genetic and hormone related, you can use Minoxidil lotion but some patient finds Proscar (finasteride) orally more effective to prevent hair loss.Also it's very important to prevent Insulin resistance by watching your diet and exercising, ...Read more

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I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?

I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?

RED SPOT ON FOREHEAD: DEAR DOROTHY5
I AM SORRY, BUT I CANNOT SEE THIS "RED SPOT".
SHOW IT TO YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR, OR BETTER YET, LET A DERMATOLOGIST CHECK IT OUT.
AND I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD IT. ...Read more

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Does scratching an itch on your head cause permanent hair damage to the follicle there for causing permanent hair loss?

Does scratching an itch on your head cause permanent hair damage to the follicle there for causing permanent hair loss?

Everybody scratches: Long-term compulsive excoriation of an area of the scalp will cause permanent, scarring hair loss in that area. Ordinary scratching will not do this. ...Read more

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I am loosing my head hair. However, my family has normal hair. Is hair loss genetic? How can I imrove the density of the hair??

I am loosing my head hair. However, my family has normal hair. Is hair loss genetic? How can I imrove the density of the hair??

Alopecia or genes: 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 Propecia (finasteride) (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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40 yr old female, significant hair loss front of my head...Started about 10 years ago when diagnosed fibro. What can I do to re-grow my hair?

Find the cause first: Sometimes medical illness can cause hair loss. Such as hormonal imbalance, medication use/chemo, thyroid diseases etc...Some females excessive testosterone and may have androgenic alopecia--male-pattern baldness. But it is rare.
Thus, it is best treating the causes.
If no cause found, topical rogaine (minoxidil) may help...But this only helps as long as it being used. Hair will fall off after stopping use. ...Read more

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Chemotherapy hair loss, is it better to just shave your head?

Chemotherapy hair loss, is it better to just shave your head?

Maybe: Depends on you. The hair falling out is often troublesome, messy, and somewhat prolonged (days to weeks). Some people prefer just to shave it off and adopt a new look for men or make wearing wigs or scarves easier for women- often with strikingly beautiful results- really! ...Read more

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Could a hit on the head cause hair loss/damage, and if so, would it be one spot or spread around?

Could a hit on the head cause hair loss/damage, and if so, would it be one spot or spread around?

Hair loss: An injury to the head per se will not cause hair loss unless the hair follicles are damaged such as through a cut or a "rip" of the scalp. In those cases, it would be at the site of injury. If you have significant hair loss, I recommend seeing a dermatologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My head feels itchy though I clean it 2 to 3 times a week. This week my hair loss has increased. Any cure plz.

My head feels itchy though I clean it 2 to 3 times a week. This week my hair loss has increased. Any cure plz.

Need to know why: In order to figure out a potential cure you need a correct diagnosis. I would see a doctor to find why this is happening and work from there. ...Read more

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Thirty five yr old female. Pain in the middle of head where soft spot is (was) and hair loss. Should I be concerned?

Thirty five yr old female. Pain in the middle of head where soft spot is (was) and hair loss. Should I be concerned?

Alopecia: Many causes of hair loss, but if you have tenderness on the scalp where the hair is falling out, check to make sure your hair styling / hairdo is not pulling on the hair in that area (traction alopecia) - plus, get the area examined by your doctor or a dermatologist. Sometimes localized skin infections (especially fungal infections) can lead to local hair loss and tenderness. ...Read more

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I have a really oily Forhead. Question is if my bangs from my hair touch my oily Forhead can it cause hair loss? Thanks

I have a really oily Forhead. Question is if my bangs from my hair touch my oily Forhead can it cause hair loss? Thanks

No: That does not happen. The bangs will do what they will do, regardless of whether or not they touch the oily forehead skin. ...Read more

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I have severe hair loss which is leading to baldness on the crown part of my head. How can I get beautiful healthy hair?

Healthy hair: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green > ...Read more

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Ever since I started highschool, my head started to produce hair odor and hair loss. Is there a way to prevent this? My hair is half gone.

You need...: If you are experiencing abnormal hair loss my recommendation would be to see a Dermatologist. There are multiple conditions that can cause this problem and we cannot figure the reason in your case unless you get formal evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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Could a hit on the head cause hair loss/damage? And if it could cause hair loss, would it be a spot or marbling (spread out, like in a steak.)

Could a hit on the head cause hair loss/damage? And if it could cause hair loss, would it be a spot or marbling (spread out, like in a steak.)

Head bump hair loss: F from US asks if a hit on head can cause hair loss/damage? And if it so, would it be a spot or marbling (spread out like a streak). ANS: if you bled and have scar answer is yes. Otherwise show t your health care team and ask them. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is the main cause of dandruff? I barely had any, but now the number of dandruff in my head is intolerable. I'm also suffering so much hair loss.

What is the main cause of dandruff? I barely had any, but now the number of dandruff in my head is intolerable. I'm also suffering so much hair loss.

Dry skin: Dandruff is flakes of skin, so dry skin on the scalp causes dandruff. Measures to keep your skin in good health, and conditioner on your hair can help. See a dermatologist for specific advice. ...Read more

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I am suffering from both head hair loss and chest hair loss; are they related? And is it a symptom of male pattern? Ps: hair breaks form the root

Get it checked: If they are breaking off at the level of the skin, the problem may be a fungal infection, especially if the hair loss is patchy, as opposed to mail pattern baldness. You might see little black dots where the hairs broke off. ...Read more

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My gran, has lots of skin loss, scaring and hair loss on her head. Going on for about 4-5 months, She has been using different medication not working?

My gran, has lots of skin loss, scaring and hair loss on her head. Going on for about 4-5 months, She has been using different medication not working?

She should absolute: Ly see a dermatologist for answers. She likely needs some blood work, possible scalp biopsy and evaluation to find out the cause and treatment options, hope that helps ...Read more

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I had my baby 4mnths ago, now breastfeefing &suffering hair loss, esp my two sides of my head are wout hair! I'm on perfectil, yet no improvement. Plz help?

I had my baby 4mnths ago, now breastfeefing &suffering hair loss, esp my two sides of my head are wout hair! I'm on perfectil, yet no improvement. Plz help?

Hair loss after preg: It is very common and is called post-partum telogen effluvium. It will right itself in time. Worrying about it makes it worse! ...Read more

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Indentation in head. Moving and swelling and hair loss. Scared?

Indentation in head. Moving and swelling and hair loss. Scared?

Head Indentation: No idea what this is, you definitely need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, we need help! Sister having hair loss and head and body aches?

Hello doctors, we need help! Sister having hair loss and head and body aches?

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, etc, . ..). 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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I'm 27 male suffering scalp pain and serious hair loss feel like things inside my head help plz?

I'm 27 male suffering scalp pain and serious hair loss feel like things inside my head help plz?

Scalp biopsy: Your symptoms could be scalp psoriasis. But the only way to diagnose you, you need to have scalp biopsy. Please, make an appointment with your dermatologist and have them get a scalp biopsy. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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