Also known as Alopecia, Baldness, Hair falling out, Losing hair, Hair loss, and Balding
Hair loss or baldness (technically known as alopecia) is a loss of hair from the head or body. Baldness can refer to a general hair loss, or specific patterns associated such as with male pattern baldness. Extreme forms of alopecia areata are alopecia totalis, which involves the loss of all head hair, and the most extreme form, alopecia universalis, which involves the loss of all hair from the head and the body.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of too little hair are alopecia, fungal infection of the skin, and seborrheic dermatitis. Other possible causes, such as viral warts, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with too little hair, 29% report having skin rash, 27% report having itchy scalp, and 25% report having dry or flaky scalp.
Patients with too little hair often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), lipid panel, other therapeutic procedures, biopsy, mammography, depression screen, other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue and therapeutic radiology for cancer treatment .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with too little hair include minoxidil topical, triamcinolone topical product, finasteride (propecia), fluocinonide topical, ketoconazole, minoxidil (rogaine), salicylic acid topical, clobetasol topical, selenium sulfide topical, griseofulvin, betamethasone topical product, biotin and azelaic acid topical .
|Triamcinolone Topical Product|
|Salicylic Acid Topical|
|Selenium Sulfide Topical|
|Betamethasone Topical Product|
|Azelaic Acid Topical|