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What To Take For Hair Loss In Women
What is a safe dose to take of dhea for women without causing hair loss? I would like to take it for well being as well a weight and exercise aid.
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
Women's hair loss. Take women's vitamin; don't want to over do it on anything. Hairdresser & med student anesthesia..Can do it. It's been almost a yr.?
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child birth & hospitalization are classic causes of stress but so is surgery. Hair eventually comes back several months later. Thyroid disease can do this too. So can too much testosterone & its derivative, dihydrotestosterone. So get tested and see derm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have telogen effluvium. Does womens rogaine stop hair loss or only grow it. If it stops hair loss how long does it take?
Both : It will both stabilize the loss and encourage new growth. It may take 6 months to see results. ...Read more
Hello i am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and i wanted to know what can i put on my hair or take to help it fill in?
Best to treat cause: First off, at least 2 of my siblings have suffered stress induced alopecia so I know how it can be related to nerves. However, not knowing you I am compelled to ask whether you've done a complete workup to discover if in fact, nothing else could be responsible such as hormones and such. If it is truly stress induced then, you MUST address that problem to definitively treat your issue. All the best ...Read more
16 year old female. Hair loss problem for almost 2 years. My Dr. told me to take 5,000mcg of Biotin. I haven't seen much difference. What can I do?
Hair loss: Please have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist. If he/she says no please have your parents find the right Dermatologist for you! ...Read more
Stronger Minoxidil: At the present time only topical Minoxidil is the only fda approved treament to deter female pattern hair loss in women. It comes in two strengths 2% & 5%. Even though the labeling on the 5% limits it to use by males, many dermatologists feel the 5% is appropriate in women as well. ...Read more
Does fluocinonide help with hair loss? How long does it take? What is the likelihood of it working for a 19 year old female?
Dermatologist: If you are losing abnormal amounts of hair, consult a dermatologist who will order appropriate tests to find a cause like thyroid disease,skin disease,etc. If no cause is found and no effective treatment is available in your case, visit a skilled beautician who will instruct you on your hair treatment and care. ...Read more
Low iron,thyroid: Many things can lead to hair loss including heredity, iron deficiency, an under active thyroid or hormone abnormalities associated with polycywtic ovaries. Temporary cause of hair loss include high fever, anesthesia, medications, rapid weight loss, and hair loss after delivering a baby. A proper diagnosis needs an exam and blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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