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Losing Hair Head
I am 43 years old and had a hysterectomy 17 years ago. Now i'm having facial hair and losing hair on head, please help?
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
Im losing hair on my head and growing hair on rest of my body what could be possibly wrong with my body?
Hair: May all just be normal male response to testosterone: male pattern baldness; growth of body hair. Or may be upset in hormonal system. If the hair patterns are unlike those of parents/grandparents, consult with fp for reassurance &/or testing for hormonal imbalance, hormone-secreting tumor, etc. ...Read more
I've been losing hair on my head and gaining enormous hair on other body parts (face, neck, shoulders and even on ears) all started 2 years ago, help!
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options or endocrinologist or both. This way you can find out. ...Read more
I m 21 years male...I m losing hair at side of head....Other parts hair are too thiner...How can I have thick and strong hair?
Blood tests are normal. Nothing wrong. Im 21 and am losing hair only from my head since 11. Everywhere else it grows perfect. Getting married in 2 yrs?
See below: There are a number of causes of female baldness and you may see this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001173.htm it would be prudent to consult your doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking a detailed history, physical examination and evaluation of your endocrine function. ...Read more
Hi i've start using minoxidil 5% but my hair loss get worse and i just put minoxidil on my crown but losing hair all over the head please answer thx..
Alopecia: Male pattern baldness is helped but not fully prevented by minoxidil. It takes many weeks for the benefit to be clear. There is another treatment that is additive to help prevent male pattern baldness - the pill finasteride (1mg). Marketed as Proscar for prostate cancer (5mg pills can be split in 4) , or as Propecia for baldness treatment. Both treatments have to be continued indefinitely. ...Read more
Fat pads around neck, swollen face, depression, anxiety, mood swings,weight gain cant lose weight, hair loss on head,is it cushing's disease?
I have a small black lump on my clit. It becomes irritated and hurts. It has also started to itch. I have also been losing more head hair than usual. ?
Hair loss: That sometimes happens .See your doctor to have your thyroid checked. ...Read more
Any pictures?: There are many reasons to do that. If you are allowed to post the picture of that area here, it will be helpful to recognize better. If you don't want to do that, I would go see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I am losing hair on the right side of my head and it became as a hole please can you help me to solve this problem. Thanks. ?
I am only 21 and I have been losing hair in the back of my head & my hair has been receeding, is there anything i can do to reverse this?
I am losing hair in the center of my head. I got surgery there a three months ago there and it still hasn't healed yet. Not a major surgery?
Im 24 years old. I'm losing hair on the top of my head. I have a balding parting line. How do I regrow hair and stop it from falling?
Depends on the cause: There are various reasons for losing hair, also called alopecia. So the treatment depends entirely on the treatment of the cause. ...Read more