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What could be the reason for a bald? How could I stop this at the early stage and regrow my lost hair?

What could be the reason for a bald?

How could I stop this at the early stage and regrow my lost hair?

Usually genetic: I see you are 22 years old. All normally masculinized men lose the hair on their temples at your age. Many men, especially those blessed with abundant chest hair, go on to lose more in the familiar pattern. Your physician can give you medications, or you can embrace your genetic heritage and masculinity and focus on looking good and being healthy overall. Photo Guy isn't complaining. Cheers. ...Read more

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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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I'm 16 and prettyy bald :'( seriously what can I doo? Plzz helppp it's ruining my lifeee I have a really high sex drive could this be a reason?

I'm 16 and prettyy bald :'( seriously what can I doo? Plzz helppp it's ruining my lifeee I have a really high sex drive could this be a reason?

Hormones: A thorough endocrinologic work up might give you some clues; hormones could be disbalanced. Get better, see your dr soon, and do not desperate. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have thick, long hair, and just found a bald spot on my hair. Wondering what could cause this, and if it's true stress could be a reason?

I have thick, long hair, and just found a bald spot on my hair. Wondering what could cause this, and if it's true stress could be a reason?

Why speculate???: See a dermatologist for diagnosis and directed therapy.Maybe ALOPECIA AREATA, an autoimmune condition. Other diagnoses possible. Need exam. Why guess?? Stress may cause this from long-term compulsive neurotic rubbing of the same place. You will know if you are doing this. ...Read more

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My hair has been falling out in CHUNKS for about 2 months. My TSH is 0.022 and my T4 is 14.84. Could this be the reason? will I go bald?

My hair has been falling out in CHUNKS for about 2 months. My TSH is 0.022 and my T4 is 14.84. Could this be the reason? will I go bald?

Very likely....: due to hyperthyroid state. Once the thyroid balance is restored, you will have your hair back. Be patient with restoring thyroid balance. ...Read more

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Is my hair loss hereditary or could it be because of some other reason?

Is my hair loss hereditary or could it be because of some other reason?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Naturally feeling angry nowadays. Could anger be the reason for thinner hair or hair loss?

Naturally feeling angry nowadays. Could anger be the reason for thinner hair or hair loss?

Angry and hair loss: These could only be related if you had a very stressful incident that got you angry and you noticed hair loss about 3 months later. This is called telogen effluvium. I would see and endocrinologist to be sure you have no hormonal problem. ...Read more

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Can stress be a reason for hair loss in I youth ?

Yes: Yes, a condition known as telogen effluvium can be precipitated by stress. Typically this occurs anywhere from 3-6 months after a stressful situation, and can persist even longer than that after the situation is better. This should cause hair thinning all over (not in just patches) and should no cause any scarring. ...Read more

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