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Bald Spots (Definition)

Look at the bald spots and see if there are some hairs that look like a printed exclamation mark (i.e. Broad at the trop and narrow at the root). This is typical of alopecia areata for which there is no explanation. It might be related to diet because I have found it to be ...Read more


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Hi.I have small patches of bald spots in my beard area.I have received steroid injection in these places and my thyroid test are ok. Please advice.

Hi.I have small patches of bald spots in my beard area.I have received steroid injection in these places and my thyroid test are ok. Please advice.

Alopecia areata: Localized alopecia areata does respond well to kenalog injections into the areas of hair loss. These are usually done once a month until all the hair regrows. Thyroid antibodies and parietal cell antibodies need to be in addition to thyroid functions. This is done not because thyroid issues cause alopecia areata, but because they can occur together and we don't want to miss thyroid problems. ...Read more

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My question is about bald spots. I have been having these 2 bald spots for years without any development and at the time i did not get treated for it. But the thing is i also have a bald spot in my beard and i feel really bad about it and i really want to

My question is about bald spots. I have been having these 2 bald spots for years without any development and at the time i did not get treated for it. But the thing is i also have a bald spot in my beard and i feel really bad about it and i really want to

Alopecia areata: Localized loss of hair like this is called "alopecia areata." It's caused by damage to the hair follicle itself. There are several causes, including traction (pulling), heredity (especially with patchy beard growth), infection (fungal generally) and autoimmune (in which the body itself attacks them). Please consult with a dermatologist regarding diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bald spots in my hair! help!!!?

What to do if I have bald spots in my hair! help!!!?

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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Age:14, my hair falls out. Not in clumps and i don't have any bald spots. I straighten my hair once a week at 410° degrees. Help!?

Age:14, my hair falls out. Not in clumps and i don't have any bald spots. I straighten my hair once a week at 410° degrees. Help!?

Broken hair: Stop straightening your hair. It is not falling out. It is breaking off. It will grow out at 1 cm per month. Why do girls with straight hair use curlers? They envy you. ...Read more

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What does honey help to do on bald spots of the head?

What does honey help to do on bald spots of the head?

Why: Would putting sugar on your skin help with hair growth? You didn't really believe this, did you? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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I'm losing hair in the front part of my head I noticed two bald spots what is this caused by please help I'm really scared?

I'm losing hair in the front part of my head I noticed two bald spots what is this caused by please help I'm really scared?

Female Hair Loss: There are multiple causes of this from too much traction due to hairdos to autoimmune diseases. I recommend you see a dermatologist for a timely diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Baldness (Definition)

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