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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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  • Losing hair at 14

    So my hair line is getting worse as i s ee my brother got super thin hair they are 28 i saw on the albums that thier hairline was like mine when they was like 17 or 16 a friend told me that i got such a redecing hairline can you please help me what should i do 😭😭

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  • MPB Mystery

    I am 25 and experiencing hair loss at an alarming rate lately. I grew up with great hair and bangs that could cover my whole face. Around when I was 21 it started taking longer to grow out up top and my doctor told me it was just male pattern baldness. I went to a dermatologist, (which took several months...

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  • losing hair and i don't know why

    i am 24 and in the last 3 years i have thin hair on the top of my head and especialy in the front side. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1UlppV-TTULzYCv6tajnuHC7llAA-NUfQ but i am not sure if its male-pattern hair loss cause of several reasons like the fact that i am not losing hair above the temple...

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  • No Afib problem for two years

    I have been taking a calcium beta blocker for two years with no incident of Afib which was diagnosed coming out of anathesia and being dehydrated. I am thinking of stopping my medication.

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  • Hair loss. Not sure of the cause. PLEASE read!

    Please read everything; Long story short. My hairs been both, falling out as well as breaking severely for a few months now.  I'm 19, female. Hairloss does NOT run within my family although my mom lost about 85-90% of her hair at the age of 51 she was severely stressed and was in a bad state...

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  • I had a recent attack of diverticulitis around April 1st...

    I had a recent attack of diverticulitis around April 1st. I was prescribed two very strong antibiotics. One was called Flagulant and the other called Cifro. (neither I think are spelled correctly). Immediately upon taking these antibiotics, I noticed three white patches of hair and then three bald...

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  • Hair baldy patches and colouring product.

    I have a small bald patch that has appeared in the last year and I have just had a biopsy done on it. The doctor suspects Lichen Planus. In the meantime my roots are growing out bigtime! I have just turned 60 and have been blonde all my life thanks to Clairol so wonder if continuing to be so will do...

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  • so sad

    :cry: i'm writing for my daughter (my little boo) she's 7yrs old she has lovley long red hair, but she has got alopetia a severe case. n the nhs ha sent me to a wig shop, as i dont have a large income, (but i do work). n they told me they dont make childrens wigs and gave me an adult one. and...

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  • Hair thinning? Need advice...

    Ok to cut a long story short I'm female and I have naturally fine thin hair, but over the past 8-12 months I have noticed my hair has felt/looked more pathetic than usual. I don't have alot of hair anyway and being blonde it looks more obvious now I feel I have less of it. It did feel like...

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  • distressing hair loss

    I have been diagnosed with frontal fibrosing alopecia  does anyone else suffer from this condition and can you offer any advice.

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  • I am a male aged fifty, I have had alopecia areata on an...

    I am a male aged fifty, I have had alopecia areata on and off for most of my adult life with just the occasional coin sized patches, which have always been easy to cover by growing my hair a little longer or by using thickening sprays. But over the last four years i have lost eighty percent of my scalp...

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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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  • Extreme hair loss. No idea what causes it. Pleas help.

    So I've been noticing that my hair has been falling out as well as breaking off severely for the past 2-3 months. About 3 months ago, I was in a situation where I was severely depressed and severely stressed as well as anxious.. it left me not eating anything but a piece of bread for days. I now,...

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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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  • request for advice on alphosyl shampoo

    I have dandruff problems in my scalp and my doctor has prescribed alphosyl shampoo after inspecting my scalp. I saw the shampoo is an alcoholic extract of coal tar. But I have heard alcohol in shampoos is bad for hairs. I am not sure whether I should go ahead with the medication ? what are the risk ?...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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