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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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Hair loss on eyebrow and head and legs thyroid came back normal what's wrong with me?

Hair loss on eyebrow and head and legs thyroid came back normal what's wrong with me?

Hair loss & thyroid: Those symptoms might suggest a thyroid problem, and further evaluation is necessary. If you have not already seen one, an endocrinologist should be your next stop. ...Read more

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Hello I have itchy eyebrows which is resulting in hair loss...How can I treat it?

Hello I have itchy eyebrows which is resulting in hair loss...How can I treat it?

Fungus?: Seborrhea / infection with pityrosporum can do this. If an dandruff shampoo isn't working, a visit to your physician is in order -- ketoconazole or any of several other rx's is good if it's a fungus, or it may be something else. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is alopecia always associated with eyelash and eyebrows hair loss ?

Is alopecia always associated with eyelash and eyebrows hair loss ?

AREATA????: Do you mean ALOPECIA AREATA? There are a variety of different alopecias. Alopecia AREATA sometimes involves all or part of eyelashes or eyebrows Usually not. Nails may be pitted. ...Read more

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Can i apply Dermovate ointment on hair loss on my eyebrows?

Can i apply Dermovate ointment on hair loss on my eyebrows?

Dermovate: Is a glucocorticoid (steroid) used in the topical management of corticosteroid sensitive dermatoses such as psoriasis, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus, and other conditions which do not respond satisfactorily to less-active steroids. Placing it on your eyebrows may cause inadvertent movement to the ocular surface which could prove to be harmful to the ocular surface. ...Read more

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Can any of the medications my aunt is on cause total hair loss (even eyebrows)? Please see attached medication list.

No: I am not aware of these as side effects. She may have been exposed or taken something else to cause these problems. She also could have developed an undetected thyroid condition. This is easily tested for occurance. ...Read more

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. Jeffrey Satinover
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more