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Hair Loss Corners Of Forehead
What can I do to reverse my hair loss? I am losing hair around my crown, and have lost most hair on forehead?
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
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?
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 more
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:
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
No: But it may cause infection in the pubic area due to damage to hair follicles. ...Read more
I have a hair loss spot on my head, is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies I can use?
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?
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 more
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?
Many reasons: It could be one of many reasons - see Dermatologist to get examined and treated if there is a problem ...Read more
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. ..
Clonate: Please go back to the doctor who prescribed Clonate and he/she will have to help find the right lotion! ...Read more
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
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
Does scratxhing your head a normal amount cause permanent hair loss or damage the follicle forever?
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
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
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
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
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.
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.)
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
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.
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
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
The roots at the top of my head are causing me a lot of pain regardless of whether or not it's up or down. Also I am suffering from a lot of hair loss?
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
Had small boil in his head; we put nadoxin creem and its cured now but ended up with hair loss at same place; its almost10 days back; will it hair grow on its own or we need some medicine?
Hair loss: Hair should grow back in due course of time. ...Read more
Head Indentation: No idea what this is, you definitely need to be evaluated. ...Read more
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
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