Hair Loss Treatment

Hair Loss Treatment

Hair Loss Treatment

Cosmetic Traumatic Alopecia

Putative Effects of Androgens on Scalp Hair in Male Pattern Hair Loss

Dihydrotestosterone is the principle androgen causing hair loss in men


  • Alopecia areata
  • Fungal infection, bacterial infection
  • Syphilis
  • Trichotillomania, traction alopecia
  • Skin disorder – discoid lupus
  • Telogen effluvium
  • Related medical disorders, thyroid, drugs, auto immune

Hair Loss Secondary To Disease Or Drugs

  • Treatment of hair loss means treating the underlying disease
  • Commonly seen with the use of anti-cancer drugs or other medication. Stop the drug
  • Need medical advice whether the drug may be related to hair loss

See your doctor for hair loss

  • Hair loss can be due to many causes
  • A correct diagnosis is essential before appropriate treatment
  • Diagnosis involves taking good history and clinical examination
  • Laboratory tests where appropriate ; not always fanciful equipment
  • Appropriate treatment; costly ineffective rx and side effects of some rx prescribed
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