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How can I prevent bald patched lines on scalp?

How can I prevent bald patched lines on scalp?

Rule ot areataophias: Check with dermatologist to exclude alopeci a areata ophiasis. Androgenic alopecia may extent to the top of head (vertex) and diagnosing possible androgenic alopecia with antiandrogen drugs nay help. ...Read more

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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How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice. ...Read more

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Is it possible (and/or easy) to grow hair to prevent turning bald?

Is it possible (and/or easy) to grow hair to prevent turning bald?

Treatment available: Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia are the two medications in the U.S. For treatment of baldness, mainly male-pattern baldness. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and start treatment. Results vary from person to person, but one's "appearance" is usually improved. There is no cure for baldness, so the medications must be continued for the benefit to continue. ...Read more

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Sir I have a baldness problem n i lost almost max. part of the hair. So please tell me some homemade tips to prevent this baldness. I am from India.

Sir I have a baldness problem n i lost almost max. part of the hair. So please tell me some homemade tips to prevent this baldness. I am from India.

Most important: is to find out possible cause of hair loss. Need to rule out thyroid disease, anemia and ferritin abnormalities. Need to look for scarring vs non scarring hair loss. Treatment may vary depending on cause. Supplements like Viviscal work well for non scarring hair loss, topical minoxidil 5%, but beyond that need to see dermatologist ...Read more

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Does watching porn and masturbating causes pattern baldness??? and if yes then how can we prevent pattern baldness

Does watching porn and masturbating causes pattern baldness??? and if yes then how can we prevent pattern baldness

Asked and answered: No, there is absolutely no connection between masturbation and watching porn and hairless. Remember, every male you know masturbates or has masturbated. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent male pattern baldness?

Is there any way to prevent male pattern baldness?

Treatments available: Rogaine (minoxidil topical) is very effective at preventing further hair loss and can help some improve hair density. For men, Propecia (finasteride) is a good adjunctive treatment which will synergize with the rogaine. Hair transplant is a viable option for treatment of hair loss if it is more severe. Seek a specialist in the field of hair transplantation. ...Read more

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What can I do to delay or prevent male pattern baldness?

What can I do to delay or prevent male pattern baldness?

Absolutely!: Try different hair care product lines. Rogaine (minoxidil) 5% foam is an excellent way to delay or even recover lost hair follicles to fill in male pattern baldness areas. There are also oral medications like Propecia which have had less success, but are certainly worth a try! the only thing is, you have to apply rogaine (minoxidil) twice every day! if you stop watering your flowers, they will no longer grow! ...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