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Is There Any Home Remedies That Can Be Used To Regrow Hair
No, but...: If you have hereditary male or female pattern hair loss, there is an over-the-counter topical medication called rogaine (aka minoxidil) that you can buy without a prescription. This is the only topical preparation that has been shown to help grow hair in controlled clinical studies. Everything else is snake oil. Otherwise save your money. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it someway possible to regrow hair on bald spots at home without using any medicine or surgery? Do massaging or various oils work?
No: Forget the massaging and magic potions. You're eighteen, and if you've lost patches of hair, you either have telogen effluvium or alopecia areata. The one self-cures, the other is basically untreatable. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more
How to treat small genital warts next to opening of urethra and head of penis. They are very very small. Any home remidies?
See your physician.: There are many ways to deal with the bother caused by genital warts. However, if the warts are close to the opening of the urethra (or urethral meatus) i would be very careful to seek remedies only under the direct supervision of a doctor. Any damage or scarring of the meatus could lead to permanent narrowing of the opening and urinary difficulty. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Hair loss.: Hair loss at the temples in females can be due to several things--most common can be stress or tension on the terminal hair. Make sure you are not using extensions or braids in these areas which could be the cause. If left untreated, it can lead to scarring. You should see a dermatologist! ...Read more
Not Permanent : Waxing often will remove the hair at the level of the hair root. This will prevent hair from re-growing in that area for around 4 weeks, making it more effective than many other types of hair removal. You may notice some hair regrowth after 1-2 weeks due to different hairs being in different growth cycles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Shaving hairs anywhere on the body is ok (as along as one does not create a skin rash by shaving too closely or getting too many ingrown hairs). Since the portion of the hair that is outside of the hair follicle is not alive, one's body does not know the hair has been cut (so cutting hair does not affect anything inside the body). The cut ends feel stiffer and sharper until they wear down again. ...Read more
Depends on cause: There are many causes of thinning hair and some, like hypothyroidism or vitamin deficiency, are reversible. Vitamins needed for healthy hair include b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin & a, c, d, e & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are worth a try. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/012893.Html for other ideas. ...Read more
No: That is a myth.Get a more detailed answer ›
You try to know the : Reason, then treat it.On average, we lose fifty to a hundred hairs a day. That's just hair going through its cycles, and there will be a new one to replace it.But hair loss may be a sign of a more serious medical condition that needs an evaluation by a dermatologist and possible treatment. Here are nine causes of hair loss and how to deal with them. ...Read more
You may ruin it: Usually it grows back eventually, but some folks pull it compulsively and this can end up spoiling the look of your scalp for life. If you're asking because you're a compulsive hair-puller (i suspect this is largely genetic though some psychiatrists can treat it), a great strategy for a man is to buzz his hair with clippers daily "like the other super-tough guys". ...Read more
Not sure: Depends why they are falling out. How long is this going on? Any rashes? ...Read more