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Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Does emu oil help in fighting hair loss?

Does emu oil help in fighting hair loss?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of emu oil, ostrich oil, nor any other bird oil work against balding. There are countless products out there, being sold with claims of fighting baldness. Emu oil is likely just another one of those products. A dermatologist or a hair restoration specialist can help find some treatments that have some benefit, but usually there is no easy cure. ...Read more

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Suggest me some oil to stop hair loss?

Suggest me some oil to stop hair loss?

Male-pattern loss: Only two agents are available to aid aga, or androgenetic hair loss: Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). Don't count on anything else, even special oils and shampoos, to help. Talk to your dermatologist about this, because we all are trained in the treatments for aga. ...Read more

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I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

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Does almond oil work for hair loss men?

No: You need to diagnose the cause first. Almond oil has to ability to regrow hair loss in men or women. ...Read more

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Is rosemary oil a remedy for female hair loss? Age: 19

Is rosemary oil a remedy for female hair loss? Age: 19

No easy fix: It will not touch alopecia areata. Two gem effluvium will self-cure. If this is hypothyroidism and you go undiagnosed, your school and job performance will suffer and then you will get horribly sick. Talk with your physician on your next visit and if friends notice you are losing your hair, consider a dermatology visit. ...Read more

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


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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