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I Have Alopecia Areata How Do I Stop The Baldness From Spreading
Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata, as the name implies, is the loss of hair in certain, usually small, round areas. It may occur on the face, scalp, or any other body hair. It is an auto immune disease, where your bodys immune system is attacking your own hair follicles. No one knows why some people have it, and why it occurs in certain areas and not others. There is no way to prevent new areas from forming. ...Read more
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
If I was complaining from hereditary hair loss and started to use topical minoxidil how can I stop it without losing my hair?
Wrong question: First, there is no reason to ever stop unless you are allergic to it. Second, hair does not fall out if it is stopped. Minoxidil is a weak stimulant of hair growth which is effective, if at all, only if it is used religiously for a long time. Naturally, it is effective only when in use. This benefit, if any, is lost when it is stopped. But the hair does not shed if it is stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatologist: I find that a dermatologist is best to treat your alopecia areata. ...Read more
I have androgenic alopecia.Will hairfall stop automatically later?Is dandruff related to it?What can I do help my hair along with applying minoxidil
Age 21?: At about age 21, every normally masculinized man loses the hair on his temples. As he gets a little older, he loses head hair in the familiar pattern at varying rates. If you look around, you will notice that generally the more chest hair a man is naturally blessed with, the sooner he goes bald. In the U.S., shaving your head is considered super-masculine, but you have surgical and Rx options. ...Read more
How can i stop my hair fall i lost most oh my hair due. To androgenic alopicia can any treatment make i
it grow again
I love my hair, i don't want to loose it I am in early stage of androgentic alopecia, what should I do to remain my hair forever?
I have alopecia areata due to hyperthyroidism due to which I have bald patches on my beard. I am on neomercazole now. How can I regain my hair ??
See a dermatologist: A. Areata is not caused by thyroid disease. It is an autoimmune disorder. People with 1 autoimmune disease are at increased risk for another. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease. Treatment of each problem is specific and separate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have alopecia. I get steroid injections but hair growing back slow. I also have celiac. What can I do to help my hair grow back faster?
I have thyroid and pcod now my hair is falling like anything.What to do to prevent hair fall? If it continues i ll became bald. Kindly help me.
Don't know what : Your thyroid problem is, but it can cause hair loss that returns to normal after months when your thyroid problem is corrected. The pcos causes increases in male hormones and Insulin resistance, which can also lead to not only hair loss but abnormal hair growth that is more difficult to treat. Talk w/your doctor. Are you on metformin, it can help reduce Insulin resistance. Use diet/exercise as wel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering from hairloss together with an itchy scalp, what can I do to get rid of the itch scalp? I am already taking finasteride and minoxidil.
How can I clear dandruff in my hairs using home treatment and stop hair fall please tell me and my father olso not have hairs so it is genetic help me?
Dandruff shampoo.: Using over the counter dandruff shampoo will be helpful. Try one that contains zinc pyrithione. Let the dandruff shampoo sit on your scalp for 10 minutes prior to washing it off. While it is important to calm inflammation in the scalp to reduce shedding of hair, you may have a genetic component also. See your dermatologist for full evaluation and management. ...Read more
I suffer from trichotillomania & my scalp got bald. Will it ever grow back again ? Bearing that I have iron deficiency and i can't find scalp pores !
Yes eventually: It may take some time if you are completely bald, but yes it will come back if caused by trichotillamania. It usually grows back thin initial and may take several years to grow back the way it was before pulling. If you have anemia, it's important get started on a good diet rich in iron and b vitamins. I know a dietician would have some suggestions for you. ...Read more
I am female 25 years my hair fall heavily how can I prevent this what is the best drug or spray for hair to prevent hair falling?
I can actually see a bald spot on my head, does that mean I am suffering from androgenic alopecia?
Alopecia areata: This is likely to be the cause of a single bald spot. Get someone in the family to look at it and see if there are any single hairs in the bald area that look like the traditional appearance of an exclamation mark---broad top and narrow at growth point. That isdiagnostic. Trouble is, noone knows cause. ...Read more
How to stop grey hairs i heard of pill getawaygrey ? Can it be of great help i m just 23 and stop coloring my hairs from more then an year
Sir I have a baldness problem n i lost almost max. part of the hair. So please tell me some homemade tips to prevent this baldness. I am from India.
Most important: is to find out possible cause of hair loss. Need to rule out thyroid disease, anemia and ferritin abnormalities. Need to look for scarring vs non scarring hair loss. Treatment may vary depending on cause. Supplements like Viviscal work well for non scarring hair loss, topical minoxidil 5%, but beyond that need to see dermatologist ...Read more
After taking steroids I am growing hair. Now that I have stopped taking them will the facial hair stop growing. How do I get rid of it?
Depends: It could be from another cause. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Telogen effluvium: Because telogen effluvium is a reactive process, which resolves spontaneously, treatment usually is limited to reassurance. Any reversible cause of hair shedding, such as poor diet, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, or medication use, should be corrected. In our clinic we use B12 shots once a month which helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seborreic dermatitis on my eyebrows,makes the hair fall out ALOTleaving me looking extremely ridiculous Can a dermatologist stop this hairloss?
Hair loss: A simple answer - Yes. You should see a Dermatologist and you will be well looked after. ...Read more
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