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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 with possible hair loss

    Hi there, I've recently noticed that more hair than usual is falling out when I run my fingers through it/wash my hair. I've also noticed that the hair the the top on my head has started getting thinner but not in the way that makes me think that it is male pattern baldness. I'm 16 and male,...

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  • Acitretin and Hair Loss

    A few months ago I took acitretin for lichen planaus.  It made the condition worse but my dermatologist said to keep taking it.  I finally stopped after two months.  My hair began to fall out it the end of the two hasn't stopped now for 3 months.  I was wondering if anyone knows...

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  • Female with Extreme hair loss for over 6 months!

    I'm 19 years of age, female, and I've been losing so much hair since about July-August.  My hairs thinned out so much, my ponytail is also very thin now. I thinned on the top, sides, even my side burns. I keep noticing premature hairs fall out as well, idk what to call them but small fuzzy...

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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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  • I've been losing a lot of hair! I'm only a 16 guy

    Hello! I'm a 16 years old boy and I've been losing a lot of hair the past two years. I've been through things such as crash dieting, anorexia and emotional trauma. There are no signs of androgenic hair loss in my family, but I'm not totally closed to that possibility. I'll add some...

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  • Hair Falling After Shaving

    So I decided to shave my head because of dandruff etc. I have decent amount of hairs and never really worried about hairloss. But I am panicing because I shaved my hairs and they are just coming out and are really tiny, I started oiling them today and noticed few of them have fallen and can be seen in...

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  • Hair loss

    For about 2 weeks now I have noticed that my scalp and eyebrows have been thinning. It started when I noticed I had clumps of hair come out of my head during a shower. Ever since, my hair is still falling out. My eyebrows have started to fall out too. Mostly at the ends. I also have very itchy eyebrows,...

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  • Has anyone used Vitabiotics Hairfollic?

    Hello. Wondering if anyone has used Vitabiotics hairfollic, one of the wellwoman range? I have had hair thinning over the past 6 months maybe. It is noticeable now and I am reluctant to wash my hair because loads come out in the plughole and when I comb it after washing. I am shedding lots of hair every...

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  • Have I irritated my scalp?

    I noticed I was starting to thin on top. I am nearly 26 male. I noticed it in early feb late jan and I panicked, I started using Alpecin shampoo and started washing my hair nearly everyday until I read you shouldn’t so left it a day and my hair was greasy and dry so I washed it, I got another anti grease...

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  • worried about this any help?

    I have had depression and anxiety for years bow, I am nearly 26 year old guy, who has a ok head of hair if i am properly honest.  I had long hair for about 5 years, never let it go past my shoulders and always had it down, I had that cut to just under my ears and had iy like that until this year...

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  • Sudden loss of hair and bodyhair

    So about 5 days ago i was running my fingers through my hair and i noticed that a lot of hair came out. I am 16 and my dad has a full head of hair. Also my moms dad and brother both have full heads of hair. And now today i was putting deodorant on and noticed that a lot of hair was stuck to it. I have...

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  • Hair falling out, tried everything suggested already?

    Background info first, I am a 21 year old female, have dyed my hair a fair few times in the past, although I haven't done so now for about 8 months. Also did used to use a lot of heat styling on my hair, but do less of it now due to the hair loss. It must be around 6 - 8 months now, that my hair...

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  • Temporal Triangular Alopecia successful with FUT/FUE?

    I have a small bald spot close to the temporal region of the right side of my head. I do have a full head of thick hair which makes it easy to hide and I’ve never experienced any thinning hair or hair loss fortunately. So, I think this alopecia spot is congenital, I’ve either had it since birth or very...

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  • Alopecia Areata - How I got rid of it

    I don't want to go into too much detail since having this condition wasn't a nice experience, and if you're reading this, you have it, and you know what its like. Anyway, I've had this condition twice--the first time lasted longer.  The first time i got it I was young so didn't...

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  • Foleculitis is driving me nuts....

    Hello Does anyone else have foleculitis? What do you use to calm it down ? I don't have fungal or infected foleculitis, just common all garden ( which is a blessing) but its driving me nuts. I've had alopecia ariarta for the best part of 7/8 yrs . I can't wear a wig for longer than 20mins...

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  • Is my hairline widening or am I paranoid?

    I don’t know if it used to look the same in the past or not but I feel like it’s getting wider. I also have a kind of bald spot just where my hairline is. I haven’t mentioned it to my doctor yet but I’m getting a blood test on Thursday so if there’s anything wrong, it’ll come up. Here’s my pictures ...

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  • How can I stop hair loss?

    Hai friends, Nowadays, my long and straight hair seems to be tangled and rough. At first, I believed that it was because of hormonal changes and imbalances. So I consulted a doctor. I had undergone many tests and finally, the doctor told me that the cause of hair loss is hard water. I had read that water...

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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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  • Dandruff

    We often observe different types of hair in different people. While some have dry hair others have oily one and some others have normal hair. Is any particular type of hair more prone to dandruff than the rest? Please help me with a solution. Any suggestions are highly appreciable.  Thanks 

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  • Experiencing hair loss since 2 years. Its depressing! Please help

    I am 27 year old female. I always had hair people envy. Long , lustrous, lots and lots of hair. But since i gave birth to my baby, she is 2 now, i have been experiencing hair fall. My doctor told me it's normal to experience hair fall for a few months after delivery. But it never stopped! I am losing...

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  • AA for 10/11 years. new ideas?

    I was first diagnosed with AA when I was in year 5 and had it for a year, it completely came back. It then reared its ugly head again when I was 12/13 and starting high school. Im now 23 and still suffering from it. I was referred to a dermatologist at my local hospital and underwent about 4/5 years...

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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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  • Scalp inflammation

    Hello I’m a 47 yr female probably going thru peri menopause. For the past 2 weeks I have this itching, pain on my top of the scalp of my head .  I had this before last year and the dermatologist gave me meds orally and some type of steroids to put directly on my scalp now is happening again with...

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  • Hair loss and birth control?

    I stopped my pill and within 3 weeks I noticed a lot of hair loss, mainly when I wash my hair I notice a lot in the plug hole and in my hair brush. But also a few Days ago ,I put a leave in conditioner in my hair when it was dry and my hands were full of hair? I'm not sure what is going on I...

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