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Doctor insights on: Clonate Lotion And Hair Loss

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Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Could the use of a lotion for hair loss based on polysorbate 80, if it is used for many years, every day, cause cancer and heart problems?

Could the use of a lotion for hair loss based on polysorbate 80, if it is used for many years, every day, cause cancer and heart problems?

No proof in humans: The only readily available info on the cardiac effects of polysorbate 80 is in a study on dogs. (Experimental results in dogs do not necessarily prove that the same thing will happen in humans) There has been some concern, but no proof, it may affect humans when combined with amiodarone (a heart drug). Here is what the toxicology data network says:about polysorbate 80 http://tinyurl. Com/o7t98tx

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What is mometasone furoate lotion used for cause hair loss?

What is mometasone furoate lotion used for cause hair loss?

Alopecia Aerata: Har loss caused by condition called alopecia aerate sometimes responds to local corticosteroid injections or cream or lotion like mometasone, but cream and lotions are not so effective as the injections are and may take longer to see results. Whether it will work is difficult to predict. But it will do nothing to male pattern hair loss which is the common hair loss in men.

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Should I see my dr or dermatologist about recent hair loss? I've had some thinning but more noticeable since using a selenium lotion on face from derm

Yes, check: Back with your doctors, but remember that hair loss if often a reflection of what happened to your body many months ago, not the immediate past.

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Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week cuz I have dandruff issues does this cause hair loss or any dangerous side effect?

Not really: The time is short that you are using the medicine. It will not cause any significant problem in this time period especially dangerous one. Note that dandrufff is a long term problem. You will more than one week of treatment. Ask your doctor how to treat it once it is under control for the long term.

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Derm. Said I had sebhoreic dermatitis mos. Ago. Said use lotion on scalp &men's rogaine (minoxidil) 4 two mos. Now losing hair. I can't go back. What can I do? Pleez

Derm. Said I had sebhoreic dermatitis mos. Ago. Said use lotion on scalp &men's rogaine (minoxidil) 4 two mos. Now losing hair. I can't go back. What can I do? Pleez

SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS: SUGGESTION: FIRST LETS GET RID OF THE SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS, THEN WE WILL WORK ON THE HAIR LOSS. TRY SHAMPOOING WITH AN OVER TH COUNTER TAR SHAMPOO. IF YOU CAN, FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS, SHAMPOO DAILY! YES, DAILY. SEE IF YOUR CONDITION IS BETTER. . .

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Cap adgain, tab androanagen, halotop lotion, minkem-n 5% lotion, do these medicines help hair fall stoppage and regrowth in male patterned baldness?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Try over the counter rogaine (minoxidil). Studies show a much better response with this drug than the ones you mentioned.

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What can I do to grow hair from my bald spot on my head w/o drugs and lotions?

What is the cause: If it is due to a disease like fungus infection, a cyst under etc has to be treated if want hair in that spot. If it is due to male baldness then you buy a wig to cover it.

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Can I reverse hair loss?

Can I reverse hair loss?

Depends on the cause: Androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) can be reversed with rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia if it's started soon enough. To maintain the results they have to be used on an ongoing basis. Hair loss due to pregnancy, trauma or shock will grow back with time. Hair loss due to underlying medical problems (ie: anemia) can be reversed if the medical problem is treated.

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What can cause hair loss?

What can cause hair loss?

Many...: There are many possible causes of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by a medication, physical or emotional stress, anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, autoimmune diseases or simply age/genetic. Your doctor will help you determine the reason for the loss. When it's due to aging, we can treat it with rogaine (minoxidil).

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How do I stop my hair loss?

How do I stop my hair loss?

Determine the cause: You should visit your primary care physician or dermatologist to determine the cause of your hair loss. There are many medical conditions that can be associated with hair loss and therefore you should determine the cause so that the best treatment can be recommended.

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What to do about hair loss?

Female Hair Loss: The only product that has been scientifically shown to help female hair loss is rogaine (minoxidil) for men used twice a day.

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How can I treat my hair loss?

How can I treat my hair loss?

Determine the cause: You should visit your primary care physician or dermatologist to determine the cause of your hair loss. There are many medical conditions that can be associated with hair loss and therefore you should determine the cause so that the best treatment can be recommended.

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