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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Hair Loss after using Coconut oil

    Hey, I have lost my hair after the frequent use of coconut. I am planning to undergo mesotherapy from a clinic in Toronto( http://www.pinewoodhealth.ca/mesotherapy-hair-loss-treatment.aspx?servId=88e4f001-b090-4d5b-bd50-7a50aecc2ca4  . Will this help me?

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Massive hair loss at the age of 19. Please read!!

    Thank you for reading.  The past year I've been dealing with quite a lot of stress, not too extreme but it was there and in July, something happened (no need for detail) to me that suddenly left me in complete shock and I actually developed depression and anxiety. I've always had really...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Do all alopecia types start with round bald patches ?

    If you're going to answer, please give me details as to why you answered what you said. Does alopecia universalis, alopecia totalis and alopecia areata all start with round bald patches? I understand with universalis body hair is lost as well and with totalis, it's complete baldness on the scalp...

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  • I am 26 years old and developed Alopecia Areata in Novem...

    I am 26 years old and developed Alopecia Areata in November 2004. It started with just one well defined patch and pitting of the nails, and a few weeks later I got a further 2. I started using Dermovate and the patches began to recover, but my hair started thinning in general. My hair is now very thin...

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  • Feeling down

    Hello, im 19 and had alopecia for a year now, very random never experienced it before anyway, it was after my first car accident and i twinged my back during this then hurt it again playing rugby and about 3 months later i noticed a bold patch on side of my head 2 really small 5p spots and i thought...

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  • Telogen effluvium at the age of 19? Female

    So I'm a 19 year old girl. The past year I've been dealing with quite a lot of stress, not too extreme but it was there and in July, something happened (no need for detail) to me that suddenly left me in complete shock, insane amount of psychological stress. I didn't eat right for days, even...

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  • 17 Genius Curly Hair Tips and Tricks

    Anybody with wavy hair has heard no less than one individual with straight strands regret, “Your hair is so lovely, I wish I had wavy hair!” It’s intended to be a compliment, however having a decent wavy hair day is harder than it looks. Uplifting news is you’re in the ideal place to get your least demanding,...

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