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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Hair Loss in Women: Treatments

    Hair loss in women is often treated with a topical solution (Rogaine), some oral contraceptives, a medicated shampoo, and other drugs.

  2. Hair Loss: Introduction

    Hair restoration includes surgical and nonsurgical techniques to replace lost hair, including hair transplantation, and other techniques.

  3. Hair Loss: Infectious Agents

    Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.

  4. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is a common hair loss condition that seems to be related to immune system dysfunction. It appears as well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp, and can affect men, women, and children.

  5. Hair Loss: The Science of Hair

    What is hair, how does it grow, and how does hair loss happen? Some science behind hair is explained here.

  6. Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration

    Some women with hair loss make good candidates for hair restoration surgery. Learn more here.

  7. Scarring Alopecia

    Scarring alopecia affects both men and women, and it can cause irreversible damage of the hair follicles, replacing them with scar tissue. This article describes its definition and treatments.

  8. Surgical Hair Restoration: Are You a Candidate?

    Not everyone or every hair loss condition lends itself to hair restoration surgery. Who are the best candidates? Find out here.

  9. Types of Hair Loss in Women

    Women's hair loss, like men's hair loss, takes the form of various types of alopecia and effluviums.

  10. Hair Loss: Resources

    Looking for more information about hair loss? These nonprofit and consumer organizations offer plenty of resources.

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