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Alopecia and Hair Disorders

Also known as Hair Loss and Disorders, Hirsutism, Male Pattern Baldness, Telogen Effluvium, Trichotillomania

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  • HELP PLEASE

    Does using shampoo everyday cause badlness (alopecia)? I am losing hair but no one in my family (both sides) is bald..

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  • Whats causing my thinning body hair?

    Hello I am a 27 year old guy asking this question in regards to hair loss, because I have noticed 3 years back that I have had thinning that occurred in my facial hair. Within the past 6 months I have noticed further hair loss throughout my body pubic/armpit/torso/nape of neck/eyebrows. I checked with...

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  • Mysterious hairloss

    I have a question In regards to some strange hair loss I hope some people can help out with. I started back in January when I had gotten my long hair cut and noticed my hair was generally a lot more thinned out. I had noticed some scalp showing here and there prior, but didn't think anything of it...

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  • seborrheic dermatitis

    Hello I have had seborrheic dermatitis since January, my scalp is very itchy and I had some on my face and hands too. I have been to my GP over this for the third time already and I feel they won't do anything about it. I have used a couple of creams for face and hands which worked but my scalp...

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  • Nortriptyline and hair loss

    Hello everyone. Is anyone taking Nortriptyline (anti-depressant, but I take it for chronic daily headaches) and experiencing hair thinning or hair loss. I've been on 20mg for the past month and a half and have noticed my hair has significantly thinned out to the point it's becoming very staticky...

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  • Unexplained hairloss

    So a bit of background. Around christmas time this year I had a pretty rough time. My grandmother died and we had to have our family dog put down all within the space of a couple of days. It was around this time that my depression and anxiety was getting worse and I was prescribed beta blockers for panic...

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  • Unhealthy Scalp - Please Help

    Hi all, I am a 19 year old male currently battling a severe scalp itch and relatively sudden hair loss. My hair and scalp were comparatively healthy throughout high school. Rarely itched and no dandruff. This nightmare started maybe about 1.5 years ago at the end of high school when I first noticed...

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  • What helps grow facial hair?

    Hi, not sure if i'd call it a hair disorder. But didn't know where else to post. i'm 25 and still grow facial hair like a 15 year old. Very patchy. My cheeks for example have many tiny soft hairs that look like they will become mature hairs and a few dozen individual black matured hairs spaced...

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  • Female hair loss at 23- please help :(

    Hi everyone, really hope someone can help! I'm a 23 year old girl experiencing bad hair loss- it started in October at the temples and seems to be getting worse in the areas. They now are so thin you can see right through! Doctor checked for anaemia and I don't have that. He also checked...

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  • For a while i thought i had androgenetic alopecia...

    I'm 25 and my hair started to thin April 2016, when April rolls around again..it'll be a year I've dealt with thinning. Because it was thinning I didn't care about my hair and just stopped caring for it bc I thought ,I'm gonna lose it anyway so what's the point. However, I...

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  • micro hair pigmentation

    will micro hair pigmentation help to avoid bald. because am suffering from hair loss since 2 years. I am very shy to go outside. worrying about hair loss

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  • Hair Loss

    I've had chronic hair loss for years. I finally went to the dermatologist and he said it was because my age and because I was post menopause and suggested I try something like rogaine. I'm 59 and I have fairly long hair and I have a good amount of hair loss throughout the day and even a small...

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  • hair baldness hair loss

    I am 17 years old and I am suffering from the problem of baldness and hairfall .. There's eitching and I think I have skin problem I tried everthing many products .. I show this to a dermatologist he gave me a medicine which I use it .. But no effect but on my chest have skin problem but it cures...

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  • hair loss

    I discovered I have Lichen  Plannus, which is an auto immune desease. If you have itching on your scalp with hair loss, this is one possible reason. I am being treated with steroids and antibiotics.

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  • worried about my hair getting thin

    So I have nephrotic syndrome (well, diagnosed) and have been taking Prednisone 10mg and Mycophenolate Mofetil (3 times a day). I am a man with long hair, from day 1 to 1 year and 7 months. but by the time I entered the 1 year 4-5 months, I've already observed that my hair is getting thin. I can feel...

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  • My 12 year old son

    I am so worried about him he has lost all confidence and starting secondary school last September has really made his hair loss worse ,I want to help him but I don't know how

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  • I am a 27 year old male and have had alopecia areata for...

    I am a 27 year old male and have had alopecia areata for 3 1/2 years. If you are reading this it is more than likely, either you or someone you know has this condition. I have had many patches of hair falling out and regrowing all over my scalp. I carried on as normal when it first started and hoped...

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  • My experience so far with alopecia

    I noticed my hair was thinner in a certain patch on my head of march this year . So I been to the doctor about 4/5 times. I've resently had a blood test done the revealed that I was very low on b12 i just had my 5 b12 injections . Before this never started I was happy marriage man I got a beautiful...

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  • Hair loss problem

    Hi everybody,  I'm 15 years of age and I'm seeing the first signs of baldness, with some hairline recession and the sensitive sensation. My hair loss is hereditary. My mom also had the same issue and she did a hair transplant surgery with the help of an expert surgeon in the Seager medical...

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  • My alopecia started at the same time as my GCSE's, I had...

    My alopecia started at the same time as my GCSE's, I had to go through the last half of my school life with about 80% of my head covered with patches (The other kids use to love calling me "Missbits&quot. I saw the Dr with this first onset, was given creams, injections, was told they...

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  • hirsutism

    :cry: Ive got to the stage in my life now when i have to insist that someone takes my condition (+ feelings) seriously. I started having my legs waxed at 18, my beautician suggested going on a combined pill, she said it helped, so i did, but it didn't! I spent all my 'courting' years, shaving...

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  • Thought I had haemorrhoids but could it be more?

    I had constipation and what I though was haemorrhoids but when applying treatment I felt inside my anus and it felt like something it totally blocking it - some BM was stuck in there. I have been having pretty regular BM's for the last week or so and of good size but I am really concerned I could...

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    Serum Testosterone 17.7 nmol/l! Hair loss main concern

    Hey lovely people of Patient, my doctor was shocked today after we decided to check my hormones that i have Serum testosterone 17.7 (0.3-1.7 range) yes 10x normal Free androgen index 36.1 (0.30-5.62range) 7x normal apparently the highest he has ever witnessed, got to wait for an Endocronologist, I...

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  • Finasteride

    Hello! I consider taking finasteride. Can you tell me please: 1) is there any risk for offspring? 2) will it bring back hair or it will just stop hair loss? 3) do I need a prescription and monitoring or I can self medicate? 4) how much it costs? thanks!

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  • Platelet rich plasma?

    Has anyone in the UK tried prp? I've had alopecia areata for 13 years now. I've tried many treatments over the years. I've been to my gp today and she's put in a referral for prp along with endless tests. She mentioned that she isn't sure if prp is on the NHS and that I may have to...

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  • Weird hair growth

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask about this, but the hair on my body particularly on my legs grows as if there are 3 hairs coming out of one follicle. Im pretty sure they're not ingrown hairs because I get those too, and they're not the same. Just wondering if there's something...

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  • Topiramate and severe hair loss

    i am 18 years old and have been taking topiramate since last year for my bulimia. I started with 25 mg a day, moved to 50mg a day and stayed like that for a while. I have no problems with eating disorders anymore . Around winter holidays this year my psychiatrist told me to take 100mg a day.  For...

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  • Eliquis and hair loss!! Help!

    Hi I'm 25 and recently broke my hip - I was given Eliquis to take but after 6 weeks I have severe hair thinning and my hair is now falling out more quickly and eyelashes aswell  Does anyone know how long after stopping taking eliquis  the hair loss stops? I've suffered from insomnia,...

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  • Baldness or not ?

    Hello, I'm 15 years old and I would like to know if I have baldness or not. My hair is very thin base. A picture here : The picture was taken with the flash to the fact

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  • Total body hair loss

    Two years ago the Dr said I had Alopecia, first my hair on my had fell out. Started to grow back all white. The later in the year all the hair on my body hell out and not return. Then some facial hair has grown back along with spots on my head. Anyone had this issue?

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