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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


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Does DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

Does DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

Not exactly.: Dht blockers (such as finasteride) will slow down or even reverse balding in men, but localized hair loss (alopecia areata) is not affected by Dht blockers. You'll need local steroid injections for that, from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How does a DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

How does a DHT blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

It doesn't: Topical Dht blockers are no effective. Oral fin asteroids blocks Dht from the inside and does work on most men especially on the middle of the scalp. ...Read more

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What should I remove and add on my diet in order to make my hair grow back faster after having bald spots from Alopecia Areata?

What should I remove and add on my diet in order to make my hair grow back faster after having bald spots from Alopecia Areata?

Wishful thinking: I don't believe there is any diet or supplement which would help your hair loss. Consult a dermatologist to see if there is something he can do to restore your hair loss and perhaps even finding the cause for it. ...Read more

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I scratch my head a lot, now I have bald SPOTS on my head about the size of a nickel how can I make my hair grow back?

I scratch my head a lot, now I have bald SPOTS on my head about the size of a nickel how can I make my hair grow back?

Try Rogaine (minoxidil): plus 3x/week use Head and shoulders shampoo: leave on 5-7 minutes then rinse off. I would suggest a dermatology consultation to rule out a fungal scalp infection. ...Read more

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How can I grow hair in bald spots?

Bald spots: it is important to determine the cause of the bald spots and treat that problem first. For instance, if you have ringworm infection causing bald spots, it is necessary to treat the infection with an antifungal medication. A topical or oral treatment may be required. Only then can healthy hair grow and cover the bald spots. See a Dermatologist who can evaluate your scalp and give you proper therapy ...Read more

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How can I grow hair on bald spots by tichotillomania?

How can I grow hair on bald spots by tichotillomania?

Trichotillomania: Seek Psychological help for the triggers that make you pull out your hair. No point in treating if you are going to pull out your hair again. Psychotherapy and support groups can help you control the urge to pull out your hair. There are some over the counter preparations like Minoxidil that may help grow hair on bald spots. Talk to your doctor to see what is right for you. ...Read more

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Will hair still grow where no bald spots are with alopecia areta?

Will hair still grow where no bald spots are with alopecia areta?

Yes. : Not sure i understand the question completely, but... Hair often regrows in the bald spots. Hair continues to grow normally in the spots that are not bald. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more