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Receding Hairline But Not Thinning Hair
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: receding hairline) and thin hair.Doing Nail rubbing,experienced new hairs on bald patches but hair still fallin?
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
Early Balding: A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name describes, progresses in specific patterns over the scalp-usually sparing the posterior ring of hair. The pattern of hair loss is regulated by genetics, hormone changes--dht. ...Read more
No: Life's difficult enough without this kind of foolish stuff. All men lose the hair on their temples at about age 20. Whether it progresses is genetic and closely related to how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. We remember the First Americans wearing their hair long but baldness was and is rare among them. ...Read more
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Hair eyebrows and body hair diffuse thinning but no baldness, for over 6 months. Is this most likely chronic TE as opposed to alopecia as no baldness?
DHT: is TESTOSTERONE and there are NO SCIENTIFICALLY based medical studies which show TOPICAL Testosterone as an effective means of treating thinning hair in mail pattern balndess (in fact testosterone used to be thought of as the CAUSE for MPB!!!!! ROGAINE is what you should be researching Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer. Stop and think. If this were the case, hair loss in men would correspond to the shape of the hat. It doesn't -- it follows a predictable course, with continuation of the normal temporal loss that all men get at about age 22, and loss over the crown. The back & low sides of the head, where the greatest weight of the ballcap or fedora rests, is spared. ...Read more
My pubic hair has some hairs that are the same curl pattern as my scalp hair, most are much less curly than my scalp hair? Is this normal? I'm black.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
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