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Women Baldness Treatment
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
See a dermatologist.: Begin with a diagnosis. Not all hair loss is the same. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. You can probably be helped. Forget "natural". It has no meaning. Forget "homemade". It will get you nowhere. Forget "homeopathic". No homeopathic remedy is anything but placebo. Don't be a sucker for any of these con games. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male 40 facing problem of complete baldness also on eyebrow. have used mindoxil 10% with finasterid 1mg but not working pls suggest the best treatment?
Get evaluated: I'm betting you've got alopecia areata. I've got a doctor friend who has it and loves being totally smooth. The treatments (glucocorticoids, cyclosporine) are worse than the disease, by far. Hit the fitness circuit, remember that 95% of your looks is how fit you are and this is completely under your control, and remember how many men who are sex-symbols shave everything. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you had to guess, would you say there may be a good treatment for baldness or hair loss in the near future? RepliCel's trials look promising.
Yes.: I have to guess almost every day in my office, and I suspect that there will be a legitimate treatment fairly soon, because lots of people are working on it, and there's a lot of money to be made. With all the money that people spend now on dubious treatments and outright frauds, imagine what they would spend on a legitimate treatment! How soon it will happen is anybody's guess. ...Read more
Is there a treatment for alopecia? I just had my third bald spot it barely grew to cover ive been getting them every year or two since i was 20-21
Yes: First line treatment for female pattern hair loss is topical minoxidil. Second line treatment if the Minoxidil doesn't work well enough is a systemic drug called spironolactone, although there is a lack of controlled randomized studies of this drug on female alopecia. Finasteride is another option, but it's more controversial. Hair transplant is a last resort option. ...Read more