What is the treatment for alopecia?

Depends on the type. There are many different types of alopecia. Male pattern baldness is called androgenic alopecia and can been treated with minoxidil, hair transplants, or propecia (finasteride). Alopecia areata or alopecia due to various other medical conditions are treated differently.

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What's the best treatment for alopecia?

There is no one best. Treatment. There are many different reasons for hair loss. Recommend dermatology evaluation to determine cause. Once the cause is determined, then a tailored treatment plan will be made for you. Read more...
Alopecia. It really depends on the type of alopecia. With autoimmune alopecia, like areata, direct steroid injection into the affected area can work. Get rest, exercise and eat right as well for your general well being. Read more...

What's the treatment for alopecia?

Depends. Alopecia areata is treated several ways, inherited hair loss or global alopecia much less therapy. See a dermatologist to sort out. Read more...

What is a good treatment for alopecia?

Find root cause and. Finding the root cause of the hair loss is first. Is it low thyroid, elevated dihydrotestosterone, gluten sensitivity, autoimmunity, infection or other. All of these issues need to be ruled-out then addressed appropriately. Read more...

What is treatment for dandruff and alopecia?

Different answers. Only dermatologists can answer you both. In general, right kind of (medicated) shampoos is the first step for dandruff control. For alopecia, you probably mean hair loss not in any particular form, try rogain first. Read more...

What is the best treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Combination. Propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) together are the best medical therapy. If you can afford hair transplants this would be even better. Read more...
Androgenic alopecia. Rogaine (minoxidil) may be a viable alternative to prevent further hair loss. Propecia is also useful if potential side effects are tolerable. Hair transplantation is also an option. One new option, not fully proven as yet, is the use of prp (injections combined with acell extracellular matrix proteins. These activate the quiescent stem cells still around your hair follicle and hold significant promise. Read more...
Male Pattern Balding. The best treatment for androgenic alopecia or male pattern balding is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back region of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplant can be completed by strip harvest of by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplant is completed most naturally as single hairs. Read more...

What are other alopecia treatment (s)?

Dermatology W/U. The best way to address alopecia is via dermatologic evaluation. If the cause for hair loss can be determined than a very specific treatment plan can be made. In chinese medicine a plum blossom hammer can be helpful for hair regrowth. Read more...