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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 do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

No: Sorry, friend. Your choices are medication (ask your general physician), surgery (ask a specialist), or deciding to embrace your genetics and masculinity and otherwise look your best like photo guy. I hope you get the outcome you want. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When do balding men finally stop losing their hair?

When do balding men finally stop losing their hair?

Never: Balding or male pattern baldness is a progressive physiologic change that occurs to varying degrees as men age. It's an inherited trait that effects people differently. If you suffer from hair loss, topical and oral medications exist to help maintain the hair you have and transplantation procedures exist to reposition and mask the bothersome hair loss areas. ...Read more

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Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Hair loss: Cipla has a generic medication for propecia (finasteride). Propecia (finasteride) is used in the United States to treat hair loss. Thus, you can use cipla's generic for Propecia (finasteride) for male pattern hair loss. Make sure you read the insert so you know what side effects can occur with the medication. ...Read more

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Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Don't think so: Cipla appears to be a drug company that makes antivirals, aids medications, heart medications, asthma inhalers, and some other meds. Not sure if the company makes any drugs to slow down balding. Beware of any claims by a drug company about being able to "stop balding" because such claims sometimes are false or exaggerated. ...Read more

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What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

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 low and go slow. ...Read more

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I have alopecia areata & am on a presc. shampoo & cream to see if it will help. I have 1 half dollar size patch and was curious if I can dye my hair?

I have alopecia areata & am on a presc. shampoo & cream to see if it will help. I have 1 half dollar size patch and was curious if I can dye my hair?

Scalp issues: seeing how you have an area with no hair I would recommend hair dye at this time wait till it clears up and there hair has grown back completely ...Read more

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My five year old has alopecia areata. Her hair is very thin in patches but not completely gone. She uses a steroid cream. Anything else I can do ? Tks

My five year old has alopecia areata. Her hair is very thin in patches but not completely gone. She uses a steroid cream. Anything else I can do ? Tks

Dermatology consult?: The condition you described ( alopecia areata) could be inherited or acquired. It might has associations with other conditions. Treatment would be different. Try dermatology consult. ...Read more

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I have taken estrace (estradiol) for several years. Recently i took testosterone cream for a week. (got jittery, discontinued) hair loss has occurred. Help!?

Hair Loss: Testosterone can cause hair loss. This is why men go bald and women generally do not. Any physical stress, including rapid changes in hormone levels, can also cause hair loss. The hair will grow back, but this takes time. ...Read more

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I read that accutane can cause hair loss due to vitamin a, but that topical tretinoin cream can cause hair regrowth. How does this make sense?

It doesn't: Because this is not the case, may be with some anecdotal cases, but not the norm or a common effect or side effect, the drug works on the sebaceous glands not the hair follicles. ...Read more

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What can cause premature baldness in men?

Genetics: Male pattern baldness is an inherited trait, so one's genetic makeup determines both the timing and degree of baldness. ...Read more

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What causes some men to go bald at an early age?

What causes some men to go bald at an early age?

GENETICS: Heredity is the major cause of balding. Female-pattern baldness occurs as hair thins. Male-pattern baldness leads to bald spots & receding hairline. Other causes: Alopecia,Ringworm infection, scarring alopecia (from conditions like Lichen planus, Lupus & Sarcoidosis), hormonal changes (menopause, pregnancy, childbirth), thyroid imbalance, excess Vit. A intake, certain medications, > ...Read more

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I was wondering what's the probability of me becoming bald as a woman if all my men in family are?

I was wondering what's the probability of me becoming bald as a woman if all my men in family are?

Different process: Women who have hair loss usually have it diffusely and it's unrelated to the testosterone-driven progressive patterned loss seen in men. If you do develop excess androgens later in life, it's something that can be managed easily to prevent hair loss. ...Read more

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Men that go bald very young? Is it a sign of internal hormonal problems?

Men that go bald very young?  Is it a sign of internal hormonal problems?

Rarely: Young men can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage, certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, hereditary (genetic) factors, or alopecia areata.

If hormonal problems are suspected, other signs might exist including hirsuitism and acne. ...Read more

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Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Hair loss: The three most effective ways to stop male pattern hairless are: topical rogine for men which is over the counter, Propecia which is a prescription oral medication and hairmax lasercomb which can be purchased over the internet. If i had to rank them, Propecia with rogaine (minoxidil) would be first then rogaine (minoxidil) alone, then the hairmax lasercomb. These products have science behind them. ...Read more

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Do all men eventually go bald?

Do all men eventually go bald?

Bald men: Many do and many don't. At age 28 keep an eye on your hair and if you are losing hair please see a doctor. Most likely you won't experience hair loss for decades. ...Read more

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Why hairy men tend to be bald?

Why hairy men tend to be bald?

Same genes: The more chest and back hair a man is naturally blessed with, the faster his hair regresses on his scalp. This is quite a close correlation. Some treatment options are available for loss of scalp hair, or the man can embrace his masculinity and heritage and remember that 95% of good looks is physical fitness. Photo guy isn't complaining. ...Read more

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Why do some men go bald very young?

Why do some men go bald very young?

Many Possible Causes: Young men can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, hereditary (genetic) factors, or alopecia areata. ...Read more

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What causes men to go bald and is there a way to not go bald?

Genetic: Almost two thirds of men lose their by age 50, and represent androgenetic male pattern alopecia. The majority of cases of male pattern alopecia have a family history of baldness. The genetic pattern thought to be autosomal dominant with mixed penetrance. ...Read more

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Are there solutions for those men with advanced degree of baldness?

Some: Depends on what you mean by advanced. If you are basically bald your options are almost none. If you have some hair left but it is thinly growing you might respond to various topical and systemic medications. If this is a genetically directed baldness then you basically can't win that war. Transplants may be an option for you. I think you should see a dermatologist to help evaluate. ...Read more

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What causes a lot of men to go bald early, and is there a way to not go bald?

What causes a lot of men to go bald early, and is there a way to not go bald?

Male Pattern : Many men have family members with baldness and begin to lose their scalp hair during their teenage years. This is genetic androgenetic alopecia. Treatment with topical Minoxidil foam 5% (rogaine) twice per day will help reduce the hair loss. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more