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Hair Loss Corners Of Forehead
No----but: Hair is not like a plant. Nutrition of hair is only from its blood supply. "fortified fruit" is meaningless nonsense. A 20 yr old man with thinning hair is very common, related to genetics & hormones. See a dermatologist, bringing all meds, vitamins, supplements, & hair products. ...Read more
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
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases. ...Read more
Oily head top, flakes, hair fall at the crown and temples. Lots of body hair. How do I stop the hair fall ?
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
Diffuse thin hair all over the scalp, lost hairs near temples, sideburns and above sideburns, what could be the possible cause?
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
While stress/thyroid/vitamin deficiency can cause hair loss, is hair loss around the crown of the head normal?
Male pattern loss: Hair loss around the crown of the head in men, is usually part of male pattern hair loss -- and while upsetting to many men, is "normal." http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/hair-loss-introduction-mens some research is now developing about vitamin d in this situation -- it's not ready for clinical application yet, as it's only gone as far as animal research. ...Read more
Does putting on foundation everyday cause darkening of the face and promote hair growth?Im beginning to get facial hair aswellas darkening areas.Help!
Ongoing crusty flaking of skin top forehead/under hairline and outsides of both ears near sideburns. Sometimes red.
Seborrhea: Sounds like you have a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. This typically characterized by scaly, flaky and irritated skin on the scalp, brows, around ears and nose. Treatment often consists of dandruff shampoos, topical antifungals and/or corticosteroid lotions. Best to see your PCP or Derm for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
Beau's lines BAD on toenails, flakey ugly finger nails, BAD diffuse scalp, eyebrow and ALL over body hair loss. 1 year worsening. Possible causes?
Beaus lines: Recommend 2nd opinion with me. You can send pictures and we can figure this out. ...Read more
Hi what are the causes of hair loss on scalp,itchy scalp then white pigmentation plus excessive tiredness?
Why do older men lose the hair on their heads but start growing lots of nose hair, ear hair and facial hair?
Usually not: Usually affects skin not hair.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: receding hairline) and thin hair.Doing Nail rubbing,experienced new hairs on bald patches but hair still fallin?
See an MD: Sounds like alopecia. You should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
Losing hairs from sideburns and temples. Pretty recently i' m noticing thin hairs all over d scalp? No history of hair loss in my family. Remedies?
What can I do to reverse my hair loss?
I am losing hair around my crown, and have lost most hair on forehead?
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 ?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
HAIR GROWTH FOLIGAIN: THERE IS NO PROOF THAT FOLIGAIN GROWS HAIR ANYWHERE! ...Read more
I have a hair loss spot on my head, is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?
Probably not: Sounds like alopecia areata but you would need an exam to be sure. The otc products would not expect to work for that. ...Read more
Does scratching an itch on your head cause permanent hair damage to the follicle there for causing permanent hair loss?
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
I returned from Iraq in 2005 had hair loss on my head back of my scalp circle shaped and painful could I have got this over therel?
Yes: Anything is possible, so make sure to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck from NYC. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30 year old/ f, caucasian. For 10 months i've been experiencing head hair loss. No family history of hair loss in females. What is causing this?
I have been using clonate lotion which is prescribed for me to my dandruff in head. But now I am suddenly seeing hair loss. Kind of baldness ...
Hair loss on one side of head, the temple and side. It looks very weird and has been slowly getting worse for 1 year. Slight loss on the other side.
If you are a female (22) suffering from hair loss/hair thinning at the front portion of the head what tests can be carried out to determine the cause?
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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