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Peeling on some nails, and horizontal dent. Had a bald patch then grew full 2 weeks. Now thinning all over but new hairs in but thinner than before?

Peeling on some nails, and horizontal dent. Had a bald patch then grew full 2 weeks. Now thinning all over but new hairs in but thinner than before?

Nail and Hair: Beau's lines can be caused by trauma or local or systemic disease involving the nail fold. They can vary based upon the width or depth of the depression. Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset from medications, systemic symptoms, infections and other. Your nail and hair problems are most likely caused by the same event ...Read more

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Hair thinning for many years. New hairs coming in but falling off easily around 2 inches/eye lash length. Scalp shows but I can see new short hairs?

Hair thinning for many years. New hairs coming in but falling off easily around 2 inches/eye lash length. Scalp shows but I can see new short hairs?

If hairs are: Coming back in it is a good thing. It shows health. Be sure you do not have a brush that pulls hairs out as it sounds like that may be the cause of the problem, hairs breaking off at the root or being pulled out . Brush gently with a gentle brush!! ...Read more

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Will a flat spot on a child's head, older than 2 years old, continue to minimize over time as their head grows? We were told our sons head would round

Will a flat spot on a child's head, older than 2 years old, continue to minimize over time as their head grows? We were told our sons head would round

The practice of: putting babies to sleep on their backs has contributed to more "flat heads." Some have treated this with a helmut, usually at 4-12 months of age, though it is not clear this is more effective than trying to avoid lying on back during the day.As the child and his skull grows, the flattening will improve. It may not be perfectly symmetrical, but is not a cosmetic/social/brain development problem ...Read more

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Bald spot at a young age which grew full in 2 weeks. started thinning crown of head now all side of crown. lots of new short hairs but thinner

Bald spot at a young age which grew full in 2 weeks. started thinning crown of head now all  side of crown. lots of new short hairs but thinner

If they are: Growing in you are lucky because you will not he bald. Use a non harsh shampoo and conditioner. See a good hairdresser ...Read more

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I have some new small freckles around my mouth, cheeks, and chin after spending a month close to equator (w sunscreen). Will they fade with winter?

I have some new small freckles around my mouth, cheeks, and chin after spending a month close to equator (w sunscreen). Will they fade with winter?

Most Likely: Probably, be sure to use sunscreen every day from now on too. If they don't, IPL does a nice job of lightening sun damage with no down time. It does require regular treatments to maintain results. Some chemical peels can lighten sun damage. Fractionated laser does a really nice job of lightening pigmentary issues, but there is some downtime. Hydroquinone and lightening creams are other options. ...Read more

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17 year old girl who occasionally grows long strands of facial hair?

17 year old girl who occasionally grows long strands of facial hair?

Yes ??: Women sometimes grow facial hair. If annoying cut it off or more permanent solution go for depilatory person nearby. Ask at a local beauty parlor. ...Read more

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Bald spot in hair size of a nickel for two years hasn't got bigger or smaller slick bald! alopecia? Lupus

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It: It could be localized alopecia areata or even discoid lupus erythematosus. If you consult with a board certified dermatologist he can usually tell on inspection. If necessary performing a few laboratory tests can help come up with a diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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My 3 year olds hair won't grow, full ponytails come out, and her sca;p looks white with peeling skin help please?

My 3 year olds hair won't grow, full ponytails come out, and her sca;p looks white with peeling skin help please?

See your doctor: There are many causes of hair loss in children, including a fungus infection (called tinea capitis), and some autoimmune and inflammatory causes. Your doctor or a dermatologist can make the diagnosis and treat your child. ...Read more

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I have bites that keep appearing. I get a couple new ones every day. What are they? Red, round shaped, slightly raised and bumpy.

I have bites that keep appearing. I get a couple new ones every day. What are they? Red, round shaped, slightly raised and bumpy.

Exam needed: Thanks for your question! Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words! You should have it looked at it through virtual consult, your GP, or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should i go for antiandrogen, am a famale whose front hair is thinning and got some hair appearing on chin ?

Should i go for antiandrogen, am a famale whose front hair is thinning and got some hair appearing on chin ?

Hormone workup: you should definitely see an endocrinologist. This is a hormone doctor. He or she will be able to perform a good physical and get some lab tests to see if you have any hormone imbalances that may be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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My penis head tip colour change in round shape. Started since more than a year and that round getting bigger?

My penis head tip colour change in round shape. Started since more than a year and that round getting bigger?

Many possibilties: Many skin conditions can involve the penis. For a spot that is slowly enlarging and not itchy or painful, maybe lichen planus, but there are many possibilities. Most are not dangerous, i.e. probably not cancer or STD. This will be easily diagnosed by a dermatologist or other clincian experienced in genital skin conditions. ...Read more

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Do babys born with round faces stay round?

Do babys born with round faces stay round?

They evolve: Most babies faces are somewhat round and their profile somewhat flat. Their contours gradually evolve over life, achieving 90% of adult head size by age 9-10 and a leaning out that is gradual. ...Read more

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How can i fix trichomegaly? Using dutasteride 5mths, used elidel (pimecrolimus) around eye 1mth away and lots of new rows of very long eyelashes appeared. Any idea?

How can i fix trichomegaly? Using dutasteride 5mths, used elidel (pimecrolimus) around eye 1mth away and lots of new rows of very long eyelashes appeared. Any idea?

Androgenic effect: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a cream -prednisone based for eczema and I don't think it is contibuting to your rows of eyelashes. Why are you taking Avodart- dutasteride, which is a medicine meant for prostate enlargement. Are you having excess body hair problem and are you taking this medicine on docotor's prescription. If you read its side effects which include decreased libido,impotence bec.of antitestosterone eff ...Read more

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Hi, I am a female (22) with thin hair and a Y-shaped bald pattern on the crown. The hair just splits at the crown, what to do? dry,little itchy scalp

Hi, I am a female (22) with thin hair and a Y-shaped bald pattern on the crown. The hair just splits at the crown, what to do? dry,little itchy scalp

TurnALossIntoAGain: At 22 years you have a good chance to beat this but you need to see a hair specialist for analysis of your hair and hair follicles, plus some other medical stuff, ASAP. You're shedding more than the usual 100-150 hairs a day. I assume by "Y" pattern you meant a "V," which is thinning on each temple area, called "male pattern," for obvious reason. Lotsa causes, lotsa possible cures. See a hair doc! ...Read more

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25 yrs old. All of a sudden VERY tiny black pinprick dots are appearing all over my skin. arms, face, everywhere. scattered randomly. New marks daily!

25 yrs old. All of a sudden VERY tiny black pinprick dots are appearing all over my skin. arms, face, everywhere. scattered randomly. New marks daily!

Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what these black pin prick dots are without getting a detailed history and physical exam.I suggest you get it checked by your family doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more