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Is Having Short Hair Better For A Young Man With Lots Of Hair And Acne
I'm a 22 year old male wanting to gain more hair on my butt, pretty hairy elsewhere what are the risk associated with using a small amount of rogain?
It won't work: While there are no risks except failed expectations, it will not work there. ...Read more
I've got a decent amount of gray in my facial hair and I'm only 32. Is this normal and what are the best options for getting rid of it?
Gray in beard: Some people just go prematurely gray, just as some go bald. Just for men or another dye is all you can do if you want to hide it. ...Read more
Grooming Question: This is a medical site. Grooming is not something that physicians are likely to have either expertise in or have any opinion. There is little to no medical opinion on grooming questions. ...Read more
Is there natural way for lower androgen? I have trouble with hair growth and pcos. Can I make it better with diet?
No: Unfortunately, medication is usually the answer.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a 25 year old male and with excessive hair loss on temples and receeding hairline.
please suggest medicine with dosage and duration for it.
Dear Doc i have DHT hair loss problem. is Follihair is good for me.what are the advantage of folli hair tablets?
Junk: This is a mix of vitamins and minerals with glitzy packaging targeting people with hair loss. You've self-diagnosed "DHT hair loss". If you've got male pattern baldness, then ask a scientific physician about pharmaceutical and surgical options, or simply accept your genetics and stay fit -- an athletic man looks great regardless of where he does / doesn't have hair. ...Read more
There is a lot of dandruff in my hair along with itching and hairs are also falling,suggest a best way to make them healthy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Biotin safe to take as a teenager for beard growth, have a solid beard going at 17 but is patchy. I'm also on accutane if that matters. Thanks?
Safe but useless: Taking biotin is safe but it will not make your beard grow any better. Give your beard some time and it is likely to even out. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more
I'm an African American man with dreadlocks and I use very thick hair grease quite often. What are my chances of getting lice?
Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?
Good question: A good, but tough question. If you are genetically predisposed to the early loss of hair then your hair follicles may not be responding to the Dht that is present. Without seeing you it is always possible that your pattern of hair loss is not genetic. Seeing a dermatologist would be your best option to clarify this and if there would be any treatment necessary. ...Read more
Not uncommon: Often runs in families have md check thyroid lab tests. ...Read more
I am 27 yr male .I have hair loss with thin hairs and mild pain in roots of hairs with touching them.What is the reason .Please help.?
Trichodynia: Pain in the scalp associated with the nerve endings in the hair follicle and with hair loss. Many medical causes of hair loss including stress, medications, hormones, genetics, and infections. Visit your primary doctor for evalutation and treatment a summary of this condition is located here http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trichodynia. ...Read more
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