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What are the causes of female baldness and what's the cure?

What are the causes of female baldness and what's the cure?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA. With supplements start at a Low and go slow. ...Read more

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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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Doctors, what are the major causes of baldness?

Doctors, what are the major causes of baldness?

Telogen eff&male hor: Both occur, some even together in women with excessive male hormones as in PCOS. TE can be caused by serious stress of loss of member of family, antidepressants, many drugs and excessive Stress. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could masturbating too much cause baldness?

Myths: The answer is no. Absolutely not. Masturbation is a common and healthy part of the human experience. All men you know masturbate or have masturbated. And nearly as many women as well. There are no negative health consequences to this sexual activity. Now that you know this truth please pass it on to your children. These myths are dangerous. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could baldness be caused because of high chlosterol?

Please tell me, could baldness be caused because of high chlosterol?

No: Common male pattern baldness is genetically programmed -- the more hairy-chested the young man, the faster male pattern baldness evolves. Look around you. The other forms of hair loss (fungal infections, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium) aren't related to cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can sarafem cause baldness?

Can sarafem cause baldness?

Can Case Hair Loss: Sarafem is indicated for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) in adult women. Its active ingredient is fluoxetine which is also the active ingredient in prozac. Hair loss, or alopecia, is an infrequently reported side effect. Baldness is not reported, but any hair loss can be distressing. Consult your physician if you are experiencing hair loss while taking sarafem. ...Read more

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What causes white hair / baldness?

What causes white hair / 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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What causes male pattern baldness?

Male pattern baldnes: Usually there is a genetic predisposition. Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids. ...Read more

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What can cause a bald spot in hair?

What can cause a bald spot in hair?

Many things: The bald spot could be alopecia areata. Consult a local dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause bald spots in hair?

What could cause bald spots in hair?

Alopecia areata: Alopecia aerata can cause smooth bald spots on the head. This is an inflammation which cause the hair to stop growing underneath the skin. This can occur after an emotional upset and is treatable with small injections of dilute cortisone to stimulate hair growth. ...Read more

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What really causes male pattern baldness?

What really causes male pattern baldness?

Hair loss: Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predisposition. ...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. Eric Weisman
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Rituxan (Definition)

Rituxan is an antibody based agent which is a kind of ...Read more