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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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How is premature balding prevented early on?

How is premature balding prevented early on?

May be genetic: Male baldness is a genetic trait in some families. There are a few things that might help and they are the underpinnings of good health, i.e. Good diet, exercise, adequate rest and as much tranquility as possible. A saying in england when someone gets angry irrationally is to say to that person "keep your hair on". ...Read more

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How can I prevent balding?

How can I prevent balding?

There are natural: supplements, topical agents, just see your dermatologist and ask, but male or female pattern baldness is progressive and treatment doesn't work in all cases ...Read more

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How to prevent balding at a young age?

How to prevent balding at a young age?

No magic formula: Unfortunately, these will contribute to premature balding- bad genes, stress, environmental factors. Google online for some herbal meds to promote hair growth e.G biotin. Eat nutritious foods especially protein to nourish the hair. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent balding?

What is the best way to prevent balding?

Treatment : Presently we just have rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia to treat baldness, but gene therapy is coming and of course you can also have hair transplants done. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do to prevent me from going bald?

What should I do to prevent me from going bald?

General health: Male pattern baldness is genetically programmed and most likely to affect men blessed with a lot of body hair. Your physician can guide you here. Other hair loss may reflect hypothyroidism (which if detected is very manageable), ill-defined health problems (telogen effluvium) and there are some rare causes. Maintaining your overall health is your best help here, and nothing's certain. ...Read more

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What can men put on their hair to prevent balding?

What can men put on their hair to prevent balding?

Rogaine (minoxidil) foam: 5 per cent rogaine (minoxidil) foam will slow hair loss, mostly in the back of the head and grow hair in one third of men. It can be combined with oral Propecia or laser therapy to prevent hair loss. Men with a very strong pattern will lose significant hair but can lessen the loss. ...Read more

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Slightly getting bald, is there any way to prevent it or make it grow?

Slightly getting bald, is there any way to prevent it or make it grow?

Sort of: I'm not familar with any rx product or otc that works over the very long term. My experience (not backed by a study) with patients has been it works moderately well initially, but if you stop, all the hair that was protected falls right out. Propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) are the two rx products i'm familiar with and seem to be safe. I'd prefer helping a patient find a skilled, cerfified transplant doc. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bald patched lines on scalp?

How can I prevent bald patched lines on scalp?

Rule ot areataophias: Check with dermatologist to exclude alopeci a areata ophiasis. Androgenic alopecia may extent to the top of head (vertex) and diagnosing possible androgenic alopecia with antiandrogen drugs nay help. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more