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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
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
Classics: Include polydipsia (drink a lot), polyphagia (eat a lot), polyuria (pee a lot), plus low energy (not using sugar ingested), sweet smell to urine or urinary infection, blurred vision (from high sugar in eye fluid). If concerned, get your fasting blood sugar checked and urine checked for spilling glucose. Next comes hgba1c or glucose tolerance testing. ...Read more
The same: The signs of anorexia are the same for men and women. Essentially, it is denying oneself of nutrition, losing weight so that you are well below a healthy weight for your height, both coupled with the belief that you are not thin enough. Anorexia can be a very serious condition. Other things can cause a poor appetite and weight loss, such as depression or a medical problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Mostly memory loss: Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory. Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can try: Hormone is testosterone. If you're a woman who wants to adopt the male body / role, there are programs in most developed nations that can help you. If you're a man who's genetically programmed to have a very thin beard despite normal testosterone (erections, body odor), you can try rogaine (minoxidil) for your face / chest (anecdotes of success), or simply note many women prefer a thin-bearded, smooth man. ...Read more
Hearing loss: What did you say? Could you say it again? I couldn't hear you! Sorry, I couldn't resist! In all seriousness, you'll notice hearing loss when you can't understand spoken word, find yourself straining to carry on conversation, missing out on key parts of movie, radio & other entertainment. Or your partner/friend/family might repeatedly tell you to turn that darn thing down. Start w/your Family Doc. ...Read more
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
Puberty: When a male starts to produce testosterone, then facial hair as well as hair over other parts of the body grow. This is a testosterone mediated process and even occurs in women. Yes women make testesterone as well but not as much as men and these are known as secondary sexual characteristics of men and women. ...Read more
None: Early on primary biliary cirrhosis can be associated with little or no symptoms at all, just like many chronic liver diseases. As the disease progresses, however, many people start experiencing chronic fatigue & weakness, jaundice and itching (from bilirubin build up in skin), followed by complications of cirrhosis such as ascites & malnutrition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For seizures: Some are at risk for epilepsy- major head trauma, stroke, brain infection, strong family history are risks. Some get warnings of seizure: funny smells, tastes, abnormal feelings in stomach, shaking of an arm or leg. These may be beginnings of seizures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden hair fall with oily scalp at age 19F. Testesterone DHEA HIV CRP blood tests are normal. Shampoos not helpful?
Hair loss in female: is easier to handle . In men is due to genetically programed early on set of male baldness . You already alluded you have ' oily scalp ' that could be problem , other conditions contribute , like anaemia , poly cystic ovaries, thyroid problems , contraceptives , allergy medications , infections ( fungal ) etc . Don't worry see a dermatologist will cure you. ...Read more
Wats the sign of mature hairline? wats the sign of balding? like many hairloss a day a sign of mbp?
If it recedes: you can ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. They can do hair counts and hair evaluation and make it clear to you ...Read more
Urinalysis performed using a dipstick test shows leucocyte esterase, a sign of pus cells in the urine, which is an indication ...Read more