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40 yr old female, significant hair loss front of my head...Started about 10 years ago when diagnosed fibro. What can I do to re-grow my hair?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Find the cause first

Sometimes medical illness can cause hair loss.
.Such as hormonal imbalance, medication use/chemo, thyroid diseases etc...Some females excessive testosterone and may have androgenic alopecia--male-pattern baldness..But it is rare. Thus, it is best treating the causes. If no cause found, topical rogaine (minoxidil) may help...But this only helps as long as it being used..Hair will fall off after stopping use.

In brief: Find the cause first

Sometimes medical illness can cause hair loss.
.Such as hormonal imbalance, medication use/chemo, thyroid diseases etc...Some females excessive testosterone and may have androgenic alopecia--male-pattern baldness..But it is rare. Thus, it is best treating the causes. If no cause found, topical rogaine (minoxidil) may help...But this only helps as long as it being used..Hair will fall off after stopping use.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Fibro asso uncertain

Fibromyalgia may be associated with stress and anxiety.
Whether this is associated with your hair loss is uncertain but would discuss this with your dermatologist.

In brief: Fibro asso uncertain

Fibromyalgia may be associated with stress and anxiety.
Whether this is associated with your hair loss is uncertain but would discuss this with your dermatologist.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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