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I'm losing hair around edges and temples and I read abt aga so definitely this is not the pattern of Hair Loss of AGA. Help me with this.

I'm losing hair around edges and temples and I read abt aga so definitely this is not the pattern of Hair Loss of AGA. Help me with this.

It is AGA MPHL...: A receding hairline is the most common sign of Male Pattern Hair Loss or Androgenetic Alopecia. The trigger for male pattern hair loss is dihydrotestosterone or DHT which causes progressive miniaturization of the hair follicles. Stopping MPHL requires medical treatments like Finasteride, Minoxidil, Laser Therapy and/or PRP Platelet Rich Plasma to reduce the need for NeoGraft hair transplantation. ...Read more

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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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I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

Stop Male Hair Loss: Hereditary hair loss is the most common cause of a receding hairline or thinning in the scalp of young men. Effective medical treatments are available from ABHRS board-certified physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss. Over-the-counter remedies have limited use. Early treatment is best because once the follicle is "dead and gone, " transplants are the only option. ...Read more

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Is hair loss at the temple region treatable?

Is hair loss at the temple region treatable?

Time to go off: Get rid and shave off all it is stylish now so many does it including some of my staff. ...Read more

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Can wearing a ponytail cause hair loss? It hasn't happened around the temples or hairline, but in other parts, yes, like on top of the parietal.

Can wearing a ponytail cause hair loss? It hasn't happened around the temples or hairline, but in other parts, yes, like on top of the parietal.

Hair loss: Traction alopecia results from excessive pulling and tugging of the hair shafts due to certain hair practices such as tight ponytails, braids, corn rows, etc. A more relaxed hair style is helpful at reversing the hair loss in many cases. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different things, including infections, medication, radiation, mechanical injury, inflammatory conditions, and autoimmune disease. Examination by a physician is required to make the diagnosis and determine the most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are hair loss treatments for temple area/receding hairline?

Can you tell me if there are hair loss treatments for temple area/receding hairline?

Yes: The most common treatments are topical Minoxidil (rogaine). This is available over-the-counter. Propecia (finasteride) is a pill, and like all prescription meds, requires guidance by a doctor. Hair pieces, weaves and hair transplants are also options in selected cases. ...Read more

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Can Stem Cells therapy Cure Hair Loss (male pattern baldness)? Is it approved by FDA? I am 28 yrs male, losing hairs from temple and crown.

No: Please do not waste your money on unapproved stem cell treatment. It may be causing you concern but baldness is a benign condition and you may try to live with it or get a hair piece. The so called stem cell treatment will not only cost a lot, will not help and may expose you to dangers of unapproved treatments. ...Read more

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I have had severe hair loss, headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

I have had severe hair loss, headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

Pains etc.: Based on what you report you should set up an early appointment with your doctor. If there is a long delay I recommend you go to the nearest Emergency Room for evaluation and care. ...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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I have severe hair loss which is leading to baldness on the crown part of my head. How can I get beautiful healthy hair?

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.

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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Baldness (Definition)

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


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