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2016-06-21 9yr old daughter hair loss:

Telogen effluvium is the name for temporary hair loss due to shedding of resting or telogen hair after some shock to the system. New hair continues to grow. Telogen hair has a bulb or club-shaped tip.

2016-04-25 E\D due to Minoxidil:

The only other treatment that is really effective for hair loss is Propecia or finasteride 1mg per day. You can continue topical minoxidil. There is the laser hair comb and Nioxin shampoo which is supposed

2016-04-23 E\D due to Minoxidil:

I have never seen this problem with topical minoxidil. I would stop the medication and see if you improve.

2016-04-05 Hair Loss After Surgery:

You most likely have a telogen effluvium. In our office we treat this condition with B12 shots, 1cc, once a month for 3-4 months. This helps resolve the telogen effluvium.  This condition can resolve on

2015-09-21 No miniaturization:

Did the doctor do a scalp biopsy to determine the type of hair loss that you have? Many times that is the only way to determine the type hair loss you have is a scalp biopsy. If you have MPB the only treatment


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