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What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back after the disorder is resolved: over-brushing, hormonal imbalances, stress, chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders, infection, etc... A doctor can evaluate for these other causes of hair loss. Normal people may lose 50-100 hairs/day, which are replaced by "new" hairs. ...Read more

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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 is the real cause for acne?

What is the real cause for acne?

There can be many: Causes, from genetics, bacteria, irritants like washing too much, hormones, the list goes on. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for baldness genetic and what is the best treatment ؟؟?

Is there a cure for baldness genetic and what is the best treatment ؟؟?

Hair already gone?: If your hair is already gone there is no cure for baldness. If your hair is just sending you can use topical Minoxidil and also consider propecia (finasteride). ...Read more

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What is the best way to get relife form exccessive production of DHT that is the main cause of hair loss, if it is not genetice reason?

What is the best way to get relife form exccessive production of DHT that is the main cause of hair loss, if it is not genetice reason?

Derm Exam Needed: Ankusdhima22- dht is not the problem if it is not genetically based hair loss- an examination by a dermatologist is needed in order to find the reason for the hair loss. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperinflated lungs. What is the cause of this. ?

Is there a cure for hyperinflated lungs. What is the cause of this. 
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R/O COPD: Over Inflated Lungs can be caused by COPD=CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE the majority is caused by tobacco abuse. You need full exam /labs /CHEST CT/ Pulmonary Function Tests PFTS with DLCO) Then depending on results a Pulmonary Consult with Lung Bronchoscopy and biopsy. ...Read more

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Is there a name for the sort of anemia that is hereditary, causing gray hair as well?

Is there a name for the sort of anemia that is hereditary, causing gray hair as well?

DKC1: The most famous of these is dyskeratosis congenita, in which the cells of the body that must constantly renew themselves eventually fail. Thankfully, it is quite uncommon. Ordinary pernicious anemia (which should not be missed) can make the hair go gray early. ...Read more

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What is the real cause of hairloss?

What is the real cause of hairloss?

Many causes: There are actually a number of possible reasons for hairloss. It is best to be evaluated by a dermatologist so that the cause can be determined and treated. ...Read more

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What is a mild levoscioliosis of the lower spine? Is there a treatment to prevent any consequences of this condition?

What is a mild levoscioliosis of the lower spine? Is there a treatment to prevent any consequences of this condition?

Small left curve: Mild levoscoliosis means that it is a small curve that should have no consequensces for someone who is skeletally mature (any adult). For children, small curves are usually observed to see if they progress. Once someone is skeletally mature, curves at 30 degrees or smaller are thought to be stable. ...Read more

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What is chondromalacia? Is there a cure or is this condition permanent? If permanent, what is the degree of disability? Stand/walk, resting no help.

What is chondromalacia? Is there a cure or is this condition permanent?  If  permanent, what is the degree of disability?  Stand/walk, resting no help.

Stage of arthritis: Chondromalacia is just a fancy name for arthritic change. It implies cartilage disease or wear. You can have varying degrees of thinning of the cartilage (1-4) all the way down to bare bone. Like the tread on your tires once gone its gone. Can slow the process by keeping the weight down and avoiding pounding activities like running. Cant reverse genetics. See your a good knee guy to talk mor. ...Read more

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What is the reason for continuous humming in both ears. Is it a side effect of some medicine and is it cureable ?

What is the reason for continuous humming in both ears. Is it a side effect of some medicine and is it cureable ?

Tinnitus: May very well be a reaction or side effect to medication however there are many other causes such as loud noises for prolonged periods of time azine people who work in construction, or in loud music environments. You should see your ENT for an exam and a hearing test. Good. Luck. ...Read more

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Is there any solution that takes care of snoring?

Is there any solution that takes care of snoring?

Many: Multiple procedures available like laser therapy, pillar procedure, somnoplasty etc. But consult your md to determine if you have sleep apnea or not. ...Read more

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What is the reason for pimples in back of head is it qurable?

What is the reason for pimples in back of head is it qurable?

Acne and skin care: Pimples and blackheads most commonly occur when our hormones are changing rapidly, such as with puberty or menopause, or from birth control pills. These hormones cause our skin to produce more sebum, which can easily clog pores and create acne symptoms. Prevention is the best course, by using gentle facial cleansers once or twice a day. Benzoyl peroxide can help as well. ...Read more

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What is the reason for numbness in tongue? What is the solution? And there is no past history of dental procedures.

What is the reason for numbness in tongue? What is the solution? And there is no past history of dental procedures.

See below: There are many causes of tongue numbness. In the medical field, the condition is called paresthesia of the tongue, and it is most commonly caused by nerve damage. Damage to the brain, allergies, and pregnancy may also lead to numbness or tingling in the tongue. Multiple sclerosis and burning mouth syndrome can also cause paresthesia. You need to consult with a doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be really no cure for the common cold, or is it a big conspiracy?

Can there be really no cure for the common cold, or is it a big conspiracy?

No conspiracy: There are over a 100 viruses that cause the common cold. Viruses can mutate. Severity of common cold symptoms are usually not extreme and the disease is usually self- limiting. These are reasons why it wouldn't be a high priority to look for this cure. ...Read more

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Is there a particular ear drop medicine that is best for teenagers?

Is there a particular ear drop medicine that is best for teenagers?

Not necessary: Unless there is a specific problem with the ear no eardrops of any kind should be put in an ear, whether child, teenager or adult. The normal ear makes wax to protect itself and putting drops in the ear or trying to otherwise manipulate it can only lead to problems. ...Read more

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