Hair Loss (cont.)
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How Do Health-Care Professionals Assess and Diagnose Hair Loss?
Physicians, generally dermatologists and occasionally endocrinologists, diagnose hair loss by performing a physical examination of the hair shaft and the underlying skin and the distribution of hair loss.
What Is the Treatment for Hair Loss?
If hair loss is caused by an illness, treatment of the illness is the best treatment for hair loss. The decision to treat androgenetic alopecia depends upon its emotional effect on the patient's sense of well-being. Many different therapies to stop hair loss and to regrow hair are promoted; you should discuss these options with your physician to establish their validity.
Treatment options for androgenetic alopecia include grooming techniques, wigs and hairpieces, medications, and surgery.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/22/2016
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