Hair Loss Woman NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY - Manhattan - New York City

New York Dermatology Board Certified Dermatologist 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • Hair Loss Woman NYC Treatment Center in Manhattan
  • 212.644.6454
  • Opened 7 Days a Week for Treatment
  • Family history of male or female pattern baldness 
  • Hair loss can occur in women for reasons other than female pattern baldness, including the following: Breaking of hair (from treatments and twisting or pulling of hair
  •  hair shaft abnormalities that are present from birth) 
  • Certain skin diseases that lead to scarring of the hair follicles Hormonal abnormalities, such as too much testosterone, or too much or too little thyroid hormone 
  • Iron deficiency Medications such as chemotherapy and beta blockers 
  • Patchy hair loss (alopecia areata) 
  • Syphilis Temporary shedding of hair (telogen effluvium) after a major illness, surgery, or pregnancy Vitamin deficiency (such as biotin) 
  • Symptoms Hair thinning is different from that of male pattern baldness. 
  • Female pattern baldness Alopecia in women; 
  • Baldness - female; Hair loss in women;
  • Androgenetic alopecia in women 
  • Baldness occurs when hair falls out and normal new hair does not grow in its place. 
  • Signs and tests Female pattern baldness is usually diagnosed based on: 
  • Ruling out other causes of hair loss 
  • The appearance and pattern of hair loss 
  • Your medical history The doctor will examine you for other signs of too much male hormone (androgen), such as: Abnormal new hair growth, such as on the face or between the belly button and pubic area. 
  • The front hairline remains The hair loss rarely progresses to total or near total baldness, as it may in men 
  • Itching or skin sores on the scalp are generally NOT seen
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