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In 18 years girls what is the reason of front baldness???

In 18 years girls what is the reason of front baldness???

Many causes : There are many causes of hair loss. You should visit a dermatologist . causes are :1. Eating disorder 2. Weight loss. 3. Iron deficiency 4. Poor diet. 5. Stress 6. Thyroid imbalance 7. Other hormonal imbalances . 8. During Cancer therapy. 9 after childbirth 10. Androgenetic Alopecia. A very informative article: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/feb/06/female-hair-loss-causes-treatment ...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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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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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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My scalp has pimples perhaps due to fungal infection. Is it the reason for my mail pattern baldness in teenage?

My scalp has pimples perhaps due to fungal infection. Is it the reason for my mail pattern  baldness in teenage?

Hair loss: If you have a fungal infection of scal,p hair loss can occur but should regrow after treatment. Baldness is unusual in a teenager and you should get that examined by a doctor. ...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 am 18 years old I lost my most of hairs from front like baldness in males plz give me some suggestion and guid me which test I have required to get the reason?

I am 18 years old I lost my most of hairs from front like baldness in males plz give me some suggestion and guid me which test I have required to get the reason?

Get checked : Hair loss can be quite devastating in your age group. See your doctor as soon as possible and get a thorough work up. Hair loss is common in thyroid diseases and overall anxiety. Your doctor will do a series of tests to rule out many possibilities. He may even ask you to see a dermatologist to make sure you do not have fungal and other skin conditions that may be causing this. All the best. ...Read more

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Is there another reason to lose his hair other than male pattern baldness?

Is there another reason to lose his hair other than male pattern baldness?

Genetics: Both graying and baldness are mostly genetic- ask your older relatives when they lost their hair or started graying. Sometimes, medical illness or certain stressors or medical treatments(like chemo) can also cause hair loss or gray/discolored hair. ...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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519 dheas other hormones normal no cyst appear on ultrasound, baldness on head, no pcos.What can be the reason for such high levels? Weight is normal

519 dheas other hormones normal no cyst appear on ultrasound, baldness on head, no pcos.What can be the reason for such high levels? Weight is normal

High DHEAS: You might have a type of genetic enzyme defect from birth that could result in this, or you could have a small growth on your adrenal gland (ovary much less likely) producing excess hormone. You need to see an endocrinologist to sort this out - it is sometimes not easy. ...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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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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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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I am 27 yr male .I have hair loss with thin hairs and mild pain in roots of hairs with touching them.What is the reason .Please help.?

I am 27 yr male .I have hair loss with thin hairs and mild pain in roots of hairs with touching them.What is the reason .Please help.?

Trichodynia: Pain in the scalp associated with the nerve endings in the hair follicle and with hair loss. Many medical causes of hair loss including stress, medications, hormones, genetics, and infections. Visit your primary doctor for evalutation and treatment a summary of this condition is located here http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trichodynia. ...Read more

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My sister is having extreme hair loss recently. She has been fasting for few weeks. What could be the reason and what should be done to prevent this?

My sister is having extreme hair loss recently. She has been fasting for few weeks. What could be the reason and what should be done to prevent this?

Malnutrition: The answer is obvious. Don't you think? No protein means no hair growth. Malnutrition means danger of death. Not just hair loss. If she is losing hair she is also in danger of organ failure and death if she does not get some nutrition soon. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more


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