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Is there a treatment for hair loss?

Is there a treatment for hair loss?

Depends: It depends on the type of hair loss. If this is a genetic pattern of loss then there isn't much that will really keep you from losing more. Other types may have an underlying problem that, if treated, will allow your hair to come back. I would suggest seeing a dermatologist to help you sort it all out. ...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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Can there be any treatment for hair loss?

Can there be any treatment for hair loss?

Hair loss: Hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

Hair loss: First one must find out why they are losing hair-get the correct diagnosis: male-pattern, female-pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, medication-induced, etc. Male pattern hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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Do you think there will ever be a cure/at least a 100% effective treatment for hair loss?

No: Because it's a natural process that occurs as we age -- and i don't know of any cures for aging that are in development. ...Read more

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I am 28 , I have been loosing a lot of hair lately , i would like to know an effective treatment for hair loss ?

Cannot tell: There are many reasons for hair loss. Significant weight loss, stress, iron deficiency, hormonal or thyroid problem.You need to be evaluated to see what is the cause of your hair loss. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

Minoxidl: In addition to lab evaluation including thyroid function, dhes, testosterone, and iron levels, treatment can be tailored to individual. However romaine or monoxide will work by itself in 85 per cent of women and work along with any treatment for excess androgen such as alda tone or tagamet (cimetidine) orally if indicated. ...Read more

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Could PRP treatment for hair loss( in a young boy)provokes side effects? Has research found any long term effects?Is PRP,used for many years,safe?

Could PRP treatment for hair loss( in a young boy)provokes side effects?
Has research found any long term effects?Is PRP,used for many years,safe?

Not scientific: although many claims, the long term safety and efficacy of platelet rich plasma IPRP) is not scientifically proven ...Read more

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Currently having a homeopathy treatment for hair loss. Can the use of levitra (vardenafil) would interfere with my treatment?

Currently having a homeopathy treatment for hair loss. Can the use of levitra (vardenafil) would interfere with my treatment?

Homeopathy & Levitra (vardenafil): Ask your homeopath, but Levitra (vardenafil) should not interfere with your homeopathic treatment. If your homeopath is well trained & your body can recover from the hair loss (as in some cases of alopecia and trichitillomania, etc) you have a good chance of positive results. Pharmaceuticals which more frequently interfere with homeopathic treatment are steroids and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isnt keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?

Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isnt keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?

Keratin Treatment: One of the biggest concerns and cons of using keratin treatments is the risk of one’s health. The department of labor issued a hazard alert for keratin treatments, stating the dangers of the formaldehyde. While keratin treatments have yet to be banned, the danger associated with being around the chemicals used in the treatment poses health concerns for both the stylist and you! ...Read more

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Please suggest me treatment for hair loss due to use of steroids. I also have hypothyroidism and undergone splenectomy..

Please suggest me treatment for hair loss due to use of steroids. I also have hypothyroidism and undergone splenectomy..

Hair loss: What sort of steroids did you use—anabolic or glucocorticoid? The former increase testosterone & may thus increase hair loss; the other type is used to treat hair loss. Hypothyroidism can be associated with hair loss as well. Stress of surgery might also explain hair loss. Suggest seeing an endocrinologist to check levels out & determine actual cause of hair loss & offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Any treatment for total hair loss?

Any treatment for total hair loss?

Total hair loss: Hair loss from the entire scalp is a form of alopecia areata (aa), called alopecia totalis. Alopecia areata can also cause hair loss over the entire body - alopecia totalis. Aa is an autoimmune condition where the immune system cells attack hair follicles and cause hair to fall out. There are treatments for aa. Success depends on the extent of hair loss and how long the hairs are gone. ...Read more

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What is the most effective and fast treatment of hereditary hair loss ?

What is the most effective and fast treatment of hereditary hair loss ?

Hair loss: Genetically determined hair loss may be helped by a dermatologist assessing your hair loss, ensuring that is not caused or aggravated by medical causes like thyroid disease or other hormonal disorders, medications, skin disease,etc. Certain medications like propecia, minoxidil may be prescribed. Hair transplants may be considered in certain cases. You could start by consulting a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment for female hair loss, gradually my hair ve been thining [ falling out, as i c while cleaning floor], I am 38, is age a factor?

Are there any treatment for female hair loss, gradually my  hair ve been thining [ falling out, as i c while cleaning floor], I am 38, is age a factor?

Multiple causes: There might me treatment depending on the cause of your hair loss. You should see a dermatologist to help determine they type of hair loss you have and what may be the cause. ...Read more

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For men, what is the best treatment for a hair loss? Visit a reputable clinic? Try using regaine? Take pills? And how to prevent further loss?

For men, what is the best treatment for a hair loss? Visit a reputable clinic? Try using regaine? Take pills? And how to prevent further loss?

Hair loss: First determine the cause of your hair loss. See your regular physician for this. Discuss the cause and the proper treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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