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Does the Hairmax Work?

I am a 53 year old man and my hair density is less as is the diameter of the strands. I have started using propecia, and was wondering if using the... READ MORE

Does the Revage 670 Laser Really Work to Restore Hair Growth on the Scalp?

I am 45 year old woman. My hair is getting very thin, but no bald spots. I have been to see endocrinology and dermatology. I have had lots of blood... READ MORE

What else Can I Do to Stimulate my Hair Growth? I Am 52 Now, I Lost Alot of Hair in my 20s.

I have so little hair on the top and back of my head that I cover my head with a scarf all the time. Years ago one doctor told me that my skin in that... READ MORE

Excessive hair shedding for 7 years. Does it look like CTE? (photos)

I'm a 46 yr old woman & I've been losing hair excessively for 7 yrs.I've been on Synthroid for 18 yrs to treat hypothyroidism.I used to have very... READ MORE

Shedding Hair?

African American female in her 40's with shedding hair. Recently had bloodwork done and everyting normal. What product is good for shedding hair and... READ MORE

Propecia effectiveness and expectations

I'm 45 years old and have a decent amount of hair. My thinning and recession has become more aggressive in the past few months and I have a... READ MORE

Does shedding short hairs (approx. 1") over a period of several months usually indicate AGA? Or TE short cycling? Other things?

My acute TE/CTE lasted about 11 mos before the heavy sheds stopped abruptly 5 mos ago. Since then I've had steady regrowth and noticeable increase in... READ MORE

Are the clinical low laser light treatments (LLT) more effective than the home devices for AGA hair loss in women?

I am a 53 year old female. I recently visited a hair restoration clinic for possible andronogenic alopecia hair loss (appointment pending with... READ MORE

Why is my hair thinner on one side?

I am 46, and for the last 10 plus maybe 20 years I have noticed that the entire right side of my head has much thinner hair than the left. In fact, I... READ MORE

Will my hair grow back after BCC excision trauma?

I had a half inch basal cell carcinoma removed within the hair line. An elliptical section a little less than two inches by three quarter wide was... READ MORE

What is the 'sweet spot' Finasteride dosage for DHT reduction? (photos)

Hello doctors and patients. I am 45 yrs old and thinning (MPB) since age 20. I am NW 6 but holding steady thanks to Rogaine, Nizoral, Argon shampoo,... READ MORE

Bald spot on sideburns why?

I am a 45 year old female and a bald spot starting forming on the right side of my sideburn i have had it for 2-3 years now and another one is forming... READ MORE

Chronic Telogen Effluvium - what to expect during regrowth phase with respect to density, center part changes (photos)

CTE from 11/2014-10/2015, age 50. No AGA in parents/siblings; lost 50% of very thick hair; diffuse, more at temples; right side worse. Never saw wide... READ MORE

Could follicles at the front scalp that contain single hairs indicate AGA or is it from chronic shedding or just normal? (photo)

I asked a question a few weeks ago.Thx very much for answering.I've been diagnosed with CTE by my Derm & Endo.I'm a 46yr old female and only had a few... READ MORE

Why is it so hard after scalp-hair check, labs,history to tell AGA from CTE?Is stress induced shedding a real diagnosis?(photos)

Hair loss derm checked my scalp & hair (I'm in 17th month of..CTE?) Labs AOK. Ferritin 110. He said I had a lot of hair but he saw thin hairs; wasn't... READ MORE

I would like to know if I have telogen effluvium or some other type of hair loss? (Photo)

My hair began falling out a few weeks ago. It has been rapidly l ...have lost about 50% from the sides. Gps say alopecia arreata and TE. I am 48 yr... READ MORE

Please help me with my red scalp and hair loss?

Im at 47yo female. In June, very suddenly, my hair turned brittle and started thinning. I saw a dermatologist who did a biopsy and diagnosed non... READ MORE

Are Toppik hair fibers safe to use regularly? Could they worsen scarring alopecias in a 45 year old woman with FFA and LPP?

Are the cosmetic hair loss camouflage Toppik hair fibers (keratin protein derived from wool) safe to use regularly? Could they irritate and stimulate... READ MORE

Where does genetic, inherited hair loss/AGA come from? Is it inherited on mother's side, father's side, grandparents?

I'm a 52 yr old female still in the process of figuring out, with a derm's help, whether my loss is CTE or genetic, or both. I know it makes little... READ MORE

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