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Is there a way to get rid of hereditary baldness?

Is there a way to get rid of hereditary baldness?

Inhjerited baldness: Genetic hair loss, called male patterned baldness, is found in men, when there is a family history of similar hair loss. It often begins after puberty, the time that male hormones are made by the testes. Acne is also a male hormone disease.Older women, who lack female hormones, also get inherited alopecia. This can be treated, but not cured with minoxidil, as a lotion, or finasteride, as a tablet. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more


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I a girl 24 years old - is minoxidil use in treatment genetic baldness and what the name of the best product for the treatment of hereditary baldness?

I  a girl 24 years old - is minoxidil use in treatment genetic baldness and what the name of the best product for the treatment of hereditary baldness?

The effect of: Minoxidil in the treatment of baldness is very modest . There is really no effective treatment for hereditary baldness . The hair transplant specialists states that they get good result . It is a very expensive procedure . You might have couple of opinions with hair transplant specialist about the success rate , price , risk and benefit, . ...Read more

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If someone cuts the hair bald, is ringworm then treated as normal or are pills still necessary. Is there any way to get rid of hair ringworm without?

If someone cuts the hair bald, is ringworm then treated as normal or are pills still necessary. Is there any way to get rid of  hair ringworm without?

Pills are needed: The fungus gets into the hair follicles that are deep in the skin, and shaving only trims the exposed hair shaft. It is unlikely that topical creams will penetrate deeply enough on scalp hair follicles, but it is usually effective on body ringworm. None of my patients have been successful without pills. ...Read more

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How to get rid of baldness due to heredity?

Alopecia: Androgentic Alopecia is due to elevated levels of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and causes miniaturization of the hair follicles in the scalp. Therapeutic options include DHT inhibitors such as Finasteride, Minoxidil helps to improve the blood flow to the scalp and helps prolong the anagen phase of the hair cycle. Low Level Laser Therapy has been shown to be very useful as well as PRP and stem cells. ...Read more

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I have a bald patches in my beard, how can I get rid of it?

I have a bald patches in my beard, how can I get rid of it?

Alopecia Areata.: See your physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment. With the description above most likely your diagnosis is alopecia areata which cannot be cured; however, it can be treated and hair can grow back. I treatment options for alopecia areata include:corticosteroids:injection locally to the bald patch in the beard , Minoxidil , vitamins and stress reduction. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bald spots?

Rogaine, Propecia: These two are the most commonly recommended by dermatologists. They may 'improved' the appearance, but unlikely would 'get rid of' baldness. ...Read more

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Hair transplant: Have a half-dollar sized bald spot that I want to get rid without the are becoming a red onion. Is FUE or ARITAS the answer?

Hair transplant: Have a half-dollar sized bald spot that I want to get rid without the are becoming a red onion. Is FUE or ARITAS the answer?

HAIR TRANSPLANT.: DONT QUITE UNDERSTAND THE QUESTION. HOWEVER, I AM SURE THE ANSWER IS NOT FUE OR ARITAS. PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST. THANK YOU ...Read more

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Could segals solution cure hereditary baldness?

Could segals solution cure hereditary baldness?

Think about it: Don't spend too much money on this herbal concoction. If stuff like this actually worked, the dermatology community would have snapped it up as organized medicine has snapped up other natural plant-based remedies that work, and so would the international espionage community (there would be no bald men in the cia). These folks pray on others' wishful thinking & frustration. ...Read more

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Hi drs. I'm 21 1 month ago I noticed that my hair starts to fall My dr said that it is hereditary baldness and I must use menoxidile forever as ttt ?

Hi drs. I'm 21
1 month ago I noticed that my hair starts to fall
My dr said that it is hereditary baldness and I must use menoxidile forever as ttt ?

Yes: if you want to prevent more hair loss, you need to use it forever. First you might want to check with your family physician to see if you have any medical reasons for hair loss ie. loss of a significant amount of weight, illness, thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more