April 29, 2013
If you are also a victim of hair loss but not sure what is causing your hair loss. Then here is the Complete Guide to Hair Loss Conditions so that you would be able to Diagnose Yourself.
Male pattern baldness has following stages:
In stage 1, the hairline will start declining.
In stage 2, a change occurs to the hairline region. Very mild hair loss begins to appear at the front part of the hairline.
Early signs of hair loss are noticeable in stage 3, as the hairline starts to recede at the temples.
In stage 4, the hairline is prominently receding from the front parts of the temples and the forehead. Increased hair loss at the crown region also starts in stage 4.
Hair loss becomes more severe and crown begins to appear due to hair thinning.
Only few hair follicles are left on the head in stage 6. And a horseshoe shape around a bald patch in the center of the scalp begins to appear.
It’s the most advanced stage of hair loss and in this stage, only sparse hair remains at the back and sides of the head.
Following are the symptoms of Female Pattern hair loss:
Following are the different types of alopecia areata:
It’s a relatively rare form of hair loss. It is characterized by the full absence or the drastic thinning of hair that can be combined with the other disorders which include deterioration of nails, teeth, etc.
It occurs in women and it is generally limited to just thinning of hair. Hair fall begins in the frontal and parietal areas. And it grasps other regions of the scalp too.
As the name describes itself that hair fall develops on the background of seborrhoea. It’s marked with the abnormal sebaceous excretions and hair thinning on the entire surface of the scalp.
Constant damage of hair follicles and its replacement by the connecting tissues occur in it. It’s not very much visible as in the case of healing wounds. It results in the disappearance of holes of hair follicles and the scalp becomes smooth.
Hair loss occurs on several small regions of the scalp, underarms, on the pubis, beard, eyelashes or eyebrows. Such hair loss areas have round outlines, they can increase and also can merge among themselves forming larger spots.
Alopecia Totalis is an autoimmune condition and its caused when your immune system mistakenly turns against your hair follicles and following are the early signs of Alopecia Totalis:
Alopecia Universalis is different from the alopecia areata and alopecia totalis in the following ways:
Telogen effluvium is caused by the excessive stress or shock and symptoms include:
Mostly women get affected and the signs of diffuse hair loss are:
Traction alopecia is caused due to tight hair up-dos or hair extensions and it displays as:
A person who has trichotillomania disorder has an irresistible urge to pull out his hair including his eyebrows, eyelashes and scalp hair. Symptoms of trichotillomania are:
It’s a form of scarring alopecia and its signs are:
It’s an extremely rare hair loss condition but when it affects women and children then it shows its symptoms by following:
Lupus is caused by the inflammation of multiple organs like joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels and brain which eventually leads to hair fall. Following are the early signs of lupus:
If you are observing the above-mentioned symptoms of any hair loss condition. Then instead of wasting more time, seek a hair specialist help in time before it’s too late.
Arrange an appointment with the trichologist at the hair transplant clinic. He will carefully examine your hair and scalp condition. Then he will inform you that which hair loss disorder has affected you and the severity of it.
In the end, the trichologist will evaluate your hair loss treatment options.