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Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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What causes hair loss?

Too many reasons: Stress, hormonal disturbance, infection (of hair follicles), chemotherapy/use of immunosuppressant, autoimmune disorders, thyroid disease, just name a few. ...Read more

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What causes Hair loss?

What causes Hair loss?

Many Reasons: Number one reason in males is Heredity. There are other reasons like Anemia, Mental stress, Severe illnesses, Hormone problems etc ...Read more

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What causes hair loss?

What causes hair loss?

Possible causes...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hair loss?

What are the causes of hair loss?

Many: Depends on the type of hair loss. Mostly thyroid disease and stress. That stress can be physical or emotional.

There are other specific diseases that cause patchy hair loss and even complete hair loss.

Most primary care doctors and dermatologists can help you figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Can an IUD cause hair loss?

Can an IUD cause hair loss?

Yes: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can cause hair loss. Here is a study reference:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17900442. ...Read more

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Can scarring cause hair loss?

Can scarring cause hair loss?

Absolutely yes: And this is called cicatricial alopecia and has many causes ranging from trauma to surgery to infection to burns and more... ...Read more

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Will estrogen cause hair loss?

Will estrogen cause hair loss?

No.: The opposite is actually true. Estrogen is actually beneficial for your hair. Female allopecia is multifactorial and not nearly as straight forward as androgenic allopecia seen in "male" pattern balding due to the effects of 5 Alpha reductase. ...Read more

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Can a sunburn cause hair loss?

Can a sunburn cause hair loss?

See below: Sunburn would not cause hair loss in an otherwise normal person. In some people with inherited disorders sun burn may cause scarring and local hair loss. See this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/sunburn#1 ...Read more

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Does taking HGH cause hair loss?

Does taking HGH cause hair loss?

Not likely, BUT..: But become knowledgable about taking hgh, whether it does anything positive for people and the aging process (i and almost all well-done studies say no). If one has a deficiency in hgh (rare), it may inc bone density, mm mass, increase exercise capacity, but does not increase strength. There r multiple risks: joint/mm pains, carpal tunnel, swelling, large breasts in males...Fagetabotit-:). ...Read more

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Does childbirth cause hair loss?

Does childbirth cause hair loss?

Hair loss: Childbirth is a know temporary cause of hair loss but should result in regrowth if nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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Could Duphaston cause hair loss?

Could Duphaston cause hair loss?

Duphaston: From my reading of the literature this is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Does hydralazine cause hair loss?

Does hydralazine cause hair loss?

Not typically: Hair loss is not typically a side effect one sees with hydralazine. If you have concerns about this then you should see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can Spirolactone cause hair loss?

Spironlactone: This medication is a diuretic but is used often for hirsutism (hair growth in places you don't want), so in a way it can cause decrease in hair growth. There are many causes of hair loss, get some labs done to confirm you are not iron deficient for sure. If the hair loss started after starting the spironolactone, then it may be culprit for you. ...Read more

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Help! Could stevia cause hair loss?

Help! Could stevia cause hair loss?

No: It doesn't cause hair loss. You'll have to check w/your doctor about other possible causes. Most common is what you put on your hair or do to your hair, but other systemic causes are possible. ...Read more

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What can cause hair loss in infants?

What can cause hair loss in infants?

How old: It depends on the age. This could be normal hair loss. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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Will low iron levels cause hair loss?

Yes, iron deficiency: Can result in hair loss. Other common symptoms are pica (craving eating ice or dirt), headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath with exercise. An over the counter iron supplement taken every day along with Vitamin C to aid with absorption should help. Talk with your doctor to find out why you are iron deficient, and work on resolving the underlying cause as well. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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What could cause hair loss and bleeding?

What could cause hair loss and bleeding?

Hormonal imbalance: If you mean hair loss and bleeding from vagina it may be from hormonal imbalance, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What could cause hair loss in a teenager?

What could cause hair loss in a teenager?

Many possibilities: Many possible causes of hair loss including genetic inheritance, underlying medical disorder such as hypothyroid, anemia, hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, reaction to meds, stress or trauma, over-processing or treatment with chemicals (ie: straighteners, dyes, perms), hair extensions or braids causing tension on roots or follicles, scalp conditions. ...Read more

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How do penicillin tablets cause hair loss?

Hair loss: I have gone on-line to see if there is any link between penicillin tablets and hair loss. I could find nothing to suggest a link. In my opinion the best group to address your hair loss would be Dermatologists. ...Read more

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Does a low ferritin of 17 cause hair loss?

No: A low ferritin dose not cause hair loss, however in iron deficiency which leads to low ferritin patients may have hair loss. This can be observed in patients with iron deficiency without anemia. ...Read more

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Will 10mg of amytriptyline cause hair loss?

Will 10mg of amytriptyline cause hair loss?

Hair Loss and Med: Hair loss appears to be a complaint in people taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride (elavil®). In clinical studies, hair loss was reported in people who took amitriptyline. How commonly it occurs, though, was not reported. However, given how common hair loss is in the general population, it is difficult to say whether hair loss is caused by the medicine, genetics, other factors, or a combination. ...Read more

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Can St. John Wort cause hair loss in women?

Can St. John Wort cause hair loss in women?

May be: Why are you taking it. It is not an effective medication for any illness. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Does high billirubin levels cause hair loss?

No: Look for another cause for your hair loss -- if it's not a normal man's progressive baldness, consider a thyroid check, a scalp fungus, telogen effluvium and alopecia areata. If your high bilirubin is isolated and unconjugated and you feel well, chances are it's gilbert's non-disease and won't affect in in any way. ...Read more

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Please tell me can Duphaston cause hair loss?

Duphaston: I don't know this drugs relation to hair loss but I am not sure that this is still an approved drug. Please check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can primary sjogren's syndrome cause hair loss?

Can primary sjogren's syndrome cause hair loss?

Possible: But not part of sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease affects secretory glands may have contributed to fall of hair. Also consider the the medications (chemo) you took before and current medications could be the cause, speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can too much zinc cause hair loss or thinning?

Can too much zinc cause hair loss or thinning?

Yes: I've already answered this same question with detailed info twice, and at least one other doc has answered you as well. Why do you keep asking the same question? ...Read more

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What can cause hair loss in a 20 year old male?

What can cause hair loss in a 20 year old male?

Also control stress: Many people have reversible thinning of the hair about 3-4 months after a significant stressful experience. The time frame is related to the hair growth cycle that may very slightly from person to person. So besides good nutrition it is important to learn to handle stress too. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss in a thirty four yr old woman?

What causes hair loss in a thirty four yr old woman?

Stress, hormonal, meds: Condition called telogen effuvium, this can lead to hair roots to be pushed prematurely that causes hair to fall out in large amount, this may be due to an illness, major life stress, medications, pregnancy and crash diets.But hair usually grows back when cause is corrected
other common causes are
1 thyroid disorder
2 hormonal imbalances and iron deficiency
3meds like antidepressant
4 fungal infectio. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

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


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