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I have a reddish scrotum with burning and itching. The groin area which touches the scrotum is pale, hairless. Antifungal creams don't help. Problem?
I have hairless circular area on my head. It's recently developed. What's the reason for this?? I'm applying fucirog-B for this
Here are some...: What described most likely represents the occurrence of so-called alopecia areata-patchy hair loss. Its exact cause remains unknown although autoimmune disorder has been speculated without scientific proof. As to its care, no cure has been known but some preparations are tried claiming some helpful effect to lessen hair loss. More? Seek evaluation and counseling preferably by dermatologist. ...Read more
I see small hairless patches on scalp, they are many in number like dots.Is it normal or some problem.If it's problem, then please provide cure.
My beard is missing a patchs, it is almost hairless upward and one side is more hairy. Never exposed to trauma or injuries.
Is there any solution ?
Maybe alopecia areat: You could possibly have alopecia areata. This is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system reacts to and rejects hair follicles, causing them to fall out. There are treatments available, so you should see your doctor to establish a diagnosis, and be treated if possible. ...Read more
Not sure: I presume evolution is still a work in progress and we have yet to become totally hairless, but what you describe is common. ...Read more
Depends: If you were born with hairless feet, and naturally cold extremities problem solved! if this is not the case, you may be a smoker or suffer from poor circulation. Diabetics are known to have vascular disease. If pain or wounds accompany this please see a doctor immediately! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes if under 6yo: For those of us who have hair, the armpit will eventually sprout a growth of thicker darker hair when the adrenal glands begin to p repair the body for puberty. For those with alopecia totalis (total lack of hair) this may persist. Any girl that does not have some development of axillary hair by the expected age of puberty should 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. Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male-pattern baldness (common), telogen effluvium, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does having a small hairless (not very visible) space at the top back of the head a sign of going bald ? (Age 20)
Ain't necessarily so: If your parents went bald at an early age that is a much stronger indicator. If it's in your genetic inheritance then it is. Anyhow you can get a workup and learn to deal with it. ...Read more
"resting phase": For those who remember all the steps of mitosis from high school, they remember that after anaphase and telophase (the dna splits up to form two distinct nucleii), the cells rest. If there's a major shock to the system, the cells enter a second resting phase, then "die" while new cells pop up. Thus from birth, the hair cells enter resting phase, and hair falls out, to be replaced in a few months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Possible Causes: People can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, shedding after pregnancy, genetic factors, or alopecia areata. ...Read more
Same genes: The more chest and back hair a man is naturally blessed with, the faster his hair regresses on his scalp. This is quite a close correlation. Some treatment options are available for loss of scalp hair, or the man can embrace his masculinity and heritage and remember that 95% of good looks is physical fitness. Photo guy isn't complaining. ...Read more
Many Possible Causes: Young men can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, hereditary (genetic) factors, or alopecia areata. ...Read more
Hair loss: Is due to many reasons, eg lack of vitamins, minerals, iron in the body, heredity, stress, lack of sleep , hormonal imbalance and illness.It is normal to be losing 100 strands of hair every day. So if you feel like you are losing way more than that, and you see your hair is thinning out, then you are sure getting bald. ...Read more
Get fit: Androgenic alopecia is genetically programmed and correlates closely with how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. For a man, good looks is 95% about physical fitness -- Photo Guy isn't complaining. Many super-masculine men shave their heads. You'll find women who'll kiss you on the bald spot. Overall -- man up, be tough. If this doesn't help, your physician can offer talk / Rx. ...Read more
Baldness: No. People with low hairlines do not go bald earlier. If you want to know what your scalp will look like later in life, check out your parents' hair. ...Read more
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