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Doctor insights on: How To Stop Hair Loss In Teenage Girls

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How to prevent hair loss in old age?

How to prevent hair loss in old age?

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

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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How to avoid hair growth in female face?

How to avoid hair growth in female face?

See GYN endocrinolog: You may benefit from hormone study. Normal menstrual periods? You may be tried on spironolactone, which counters male hormones. There are several types of conditions relating to facial hair. Every woman has some, so it is a matter of degree. Shaving or other removal of facial hair does NOT stimulate hair to grow more. ...Read more

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How to stop in hair fall?

How to stop in hair fall?

Hair loss: Person of unknown age, gender, ethnicity or family history of hair loss asks: How to stop in hair fall? ANS: Find cause and correct. Send more information next time. Make a family tree men and women with pictures at your age and see if it runs in your family. In some balding even gallops. It that is the case live with it. Nothing you can do except get a rug/wig. ...Read more

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How to prevent hair loss for teenagers?

How to prevent hair loss for teenagers?

Why: The best way to prevent hair loss is to find out why hair is falling out. Some reasons include fungal infection, pcos, thyroid disease and some autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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What can cause for girls to lose their hair on their head at a young age?

What can cause for girls to lose their hair on their head at a young age?

Stress!: The number one reason for hair loss is stress. Hormones may play a role in hair loss as well, so doctors get thyroid levels and hormone levels. Go see your doctor. Medications also can do it. ...Read more

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How to grow hair and stop hair loss?

stop hair loss: You can stop hair loss by using topical Minoxidil also known as rogaine (minoxidil). If you want to grow hair you will have to see a dermatologist for a prescription medicine. ...Read more

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How to stop hair fall and grow hairs in bald area? Please help.

How to stop hair fall and grow hairs in bald area?  Please help.

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, hair transplants, etc...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illnesses. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium, etc... ...Read more

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What to do to stop hair loss while young?

What to do to stop hair loss while young?

Balding in men: Male pattern baldness is hereditary and therefore, cannot be prevented per say. When one start to see signs of hair loss, they may choose to use conventional treatments, including rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia to try to stop the process from progressing. ...Read more

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Can menopause cause me to lose my hair? Is menopause responsible for my recent hair loss? .

Can menopause cause me to lose my hair? Is menopause responsible for my recent hair loss?

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NO: T though i see mostly women in my practice, I have not seen that menopausal condition can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

Hirsutism: Hirsutism in women requires hormonal level tests and genetic history to determine the exact cause. Once the cause is determined then the best possible treatment can be chosen. ...Read more

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Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

No.: Masturbation would not cause hair loss in men or women. Alopecia has several potential causes including malnutrition/vitamin deficiencies, infection of the skin/hair follicles, autoimmune disease, mechanical factors (constantly pulling at hair for example), hormone changes, high emotional or physical stress and severe illness (eg end stage liver or kidney disease) ...Read more

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Can body hair for girl reduce once they pass their teenage years?

Can body hair for girl reduce once they pass their teenage years?

Get her treated now: A masculine pattern of body hair is a very strong "negative" for a woman, especially a teenaged girl. Whether or not a workup for an underlying hormonal disturbance is undertaken, it's totally inappropriate to tell the girl that "she may grow out of it" rather than getting her electrolysis or laser Rx like the other girls in her class who are affected in this way. ...Read more

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What do transsexual men take to stop their bodies from growing hair?

What do transsexual men take to stop their bodies from growing hair?

Many things: First a firm diagnosis needs to be made by an experienced doctor in this field. Once made, contrahormal therapy, epilation, electrolysis, & laser are the most common methods of unwanted hair removal. Body hair is easy to control in this fashion. Facial hair is more resistant to treatment, but can be done. Finally castration or sex reassignment surgery usually is sufficient for body hair control. ...Read more

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How common is hair loss in women? I never see a female who is losing hair. How common is it for women to experience hair loss? .

How common is hair loss in women? I never see a female who is losing hair.  How common is it for women to experience hair loss?

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Female Hair Loss: Hair loss in women affects an estimated 40 Million Americans. Women don't go bald, but thinning causes weak volume and coverage. The treatment of female hair loss begins with accurate diagnosis and evaluation by a full-time ABHRS board-certified hair loss specialist. Treatments may include Minoxidil (82M), Laser Therapy (LaserCap), PRP, Nutritionals or hair transplantation in severe cases. ...Read more

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How can I grow chest hair in puberty?

How can I grow chest hair in puberty?

It's genetic: If you're normally masculinized by your hormones, whether you get chest hair (and 95% of men in the us do) is entirely a function of your genes. Almost all men envy a guy with a hairy pelt, but most women say they prefer smooth, top hollywood stars shave it fof, and hairy guys go bald much sooner than others. Enjoy whatever the genetic lottery gave you. Paul 'best chest' newman had no chest hair. ...Read more

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How to grow hair fast in oneweek for men?

How to grow hair fast in oneweek for men?

Not 1 week !: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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How do women prevent growing hair in armpit?

How do women prevent growing hair in armpit?

By waxing/lasers: Start waxing your armpit hair and repoeat every three weeks after 2 months of waxing you will see aarked decrease in hair volume and thickness, than repat waxing when you see hair to prevent hair growing permanently you can have laser therapy to your armpits and hai will not grow. ...Read more

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Why do anorexic girls have excessive hair growth on faces?

Why do anorexic girls have excessive hair growth on faces?

Several reasons: There can be several reasons for that. The thyroid hormone may be abnormal and can cause changes in hair patterns. More commonly, the absolute amounts of female hormones are much lower and therefore the relative amounts of male hormones are usually higher and may cause those changes. ...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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