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Doctor insights on: How To Tell If Hairline Is Receding

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Can you tell me how I could prevent a receding hairline?

Can you tell me how I could prevent a receding hairline?

Yea: This does appear to be unusual and should be further evaluated by a physician such as a dermatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I want to know if I have a receding hairline. Can a dermatologist tell if I have one or not?

I want to know if I have a receding hairline. Can a dermatologist tell if I have one or not?

See hair specialist: Most men have some recession as they age and develop a mature hair line. There are various products such as finesteride and rogaine (minoxidil) that can help. If it is excessive hair transplantation may also be an option. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I hairline fractured my knee cap?

How do I tell if I hairline fractured my knee cap?

Xray: An x ray or ct would best show this. See your physician for x ray and physical exam to be sure. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what hair loss product will slow or stop my receding hairline?

Could you tell me what hair loss product will slow or stop my receding hairline?

Minoxidil: Otc Minoxidil 2% is often used in addition to propecia (finasteride). Get the generic 5mg & a pill cutter to cut it into 4 pieces. ...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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Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Unclear: You seem to be describing an abscess or boil. This occuru with or without a trip to the barber shop. MRSA remains a possibility in the current clinical setting. Generally very warm compresses used frequently are the first line of treatment. You may use a topical antibiotic such as neosporin, with limited benefit depending on the depth of the infection See a doctor soon if it does not improve. ...Read more

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Can you tell me: are x-rays (radiology) 100% accurate in detecting hairline fractures?

Can you tell me: are x-rays (radiology) 100% accurate in detecting hairline fractures?

No: These can be invisible acutely. Continued symptoms can indicate need for a followup xray in 2 weeks. The second xray will often show changes that were invisible before. Continued suspicion of a fracture invisible on xray can further be investigated with ct, MRI (looking for marrow edema), and nuclear medicine bone scan. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a complete fracture, hairline fracture, green stick fracture?

How to tell the difference between a complete fracture, hairline fracture, green stick fracture?

See picture here: There are quite a few types of fractures. Complete/compound fractures are worse. Hairline means tiny crack and bone not displaced and thus less complication. Greenstick fractures often occur in young children who tend to heal much quicker/better with proper care. Have fun learning. Knowledge is power. Knowledge is wisdom. Knowledge is priceless. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a hairline fracture or just a sprain?

How can you tell if you have a hairline fracture or just a sprain?

Fractures: The best way to evaluate for a fracture is with radiographs (xrays) and a physical exam by your local orthopaedic surgeon. 99% of fractures can be identified this way. The other 1% may need a CT scan or MRI to identify if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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Can I tell if I have a hairline fracture or pulled/injured ligaments?

Can I tell if I have a hairline fracture or pulled/injured ligaments?

See a doctor: An x-ray will need to be taken to rule out a fracture and then an exam to determine ligament injury. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my heel was sprained or has a hairline fracture?

How can I tell if my heel was sprained or has a hairline fracture?

Advanced imaging: Start with a physical exam from a podiatrist. A hairline fracture may or may not be seen on x-ray but a bone scan, CT scan, or MRI can help.
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How can you tell if your knee cap has a hairline fracture?

How can you tell if your knee cap has a hairline fracture?

Xray: An x ray or ct would best show this. See your physician for x ray and physical exam to be sure. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a hairline fracture in my arm, or if it is just sore?

How can I tell if I have a hairline fracture in my arm, or if it is just sore?

Pain and x-ray: Pain dose not go away in few days, then x-ray will confrim the fracture. ...Read more

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I think I have a hairline fracture no way my dad will let me get scan is their a way to tell. I have black bruising and deformation numbness and pain?

I think I have a hairline fracture no way my dad will let me get scan is their a way to tell. I have black bruising and deformation numbness and pain?

See a doctor: You are 19 and an adult. If you think you may have broken a bone, then see an orthopaedist for an examination and xray if indicated. If not seen on xray, but suspicion is high, your orthopaedist can recommend the best and safest next test as well as treatments. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have a muscle sprain or hairline fracture in pinky finger?

Xray: Xray could pick up a fracture but not always. Could be hard to differentiate. Either way should get better with immobilization, ice. ...Read more

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Does hairline receded as we age?

Yes: Yes it does. Some earlier than others. ...Read more

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Why is my hairline receding if I'm only 16?

Why is my hairline receding if I'm only 16?

Genetics: Probably genetics
see your doctor for a possible blood test for low thyroid or a hormone disorder. ...Read more

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Will a man experience his hairline receding only to a certain point and stop?

Will a man experience his hairline receding only to a certain point and stop?

Maybe: All normally-masculinized men lose the hair on their temples around age 20. For many of us, especially if we're smooth-chested, that's all. ...Read more

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What causes a receding hairline?

What causes a receding hairline?

Cause of baldness: GENETICS! You can modify this but those that have a genetic inclination for having hair are ahead of the game! ...Read more

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How can I cure receding hairline?

How can I cure receding hairline?

Micro-Hair Grafting: Oral Propecia (finasteride) and topical Minoxidil are 2 non-surgical agents that can be tried. However, once the hairline has receded, its best restoration is usually via mini-grafts and micro-grafts of transplanted hair follicles. ...Read more

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What to do about receding hairline?

What to do about receding hairline?

Hair transplant: It is difficult to treat receding hairline without hair transplantation. ...Read more

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What does a receding hairline mean?

What does a receding hairline mean?

Forehead: It is when your hairline moves posteriorly toward the top of you head instead of on your forehead. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is my receding hairline?

How unhealthy is my receding hairline?

Not unhealthy: In most instances this is most likely a reflection of normal male pattern baldness (I am assuming you are a male). If you suffer from other hormonal conditions, you may want to discuss with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How can I regrow my receding hairline?

How can I regrow my receding hairline?

Consider Propecia (finasteride): See your doctor about Propecia pills. They block hydrotestosterone from causing hairloss. Rogaine, (minoxidil) a topical application helps in some cases also. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop a receding hairline?

Is it possible to stop a receding hairline?

For men Propecia (finasteride): Receding hairlines can be stopped in their tracks with selective androgen blockers such as popecia. There are side effects however so discuss this with your own physician. It is easier to stop hairloss than to get it to grow back. Please keep this in mind. ...Read more

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Is it possible to regrow receding hairline?

Is it possible to regrow receding hairline?

Yes: Usually best done by transplanting your own hair and with local flaps if s small area no creams will replace a turn receding hairline die to genetics. ...Read more

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How can you treat a receding hairline in men?

How can you treat a receding hairline in men?

Minoxidil + propecia (finasteride): Beginning a regimen of twice a day Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) will help to slow the progression. There are some other treatments out there that may have some benefit, but are pricier. Hair transplant is always an option, and patients are often surprised at how much it has advanced since the days of hair "plugs". ...Read more

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