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Another Shedding Phase - Losing Loads From Sides & Above Ears

Discussion in 'The Undiagnosed' started by reena, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. reena

    reena New Member

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    Background: dermatologist confirmed te, trichologist found some miniturization but wouldn't say Androgenetic Alopecia. I had shed for 14 months, then started rogaine 6 months ago. Had dread shed then radically reduced shedding shedding (under 50 hairs lost in shower when washing every 3 days). Been on Spironolactone 100-150 mg for about 3 months.

    This month shedding has picked up after a blissful reduction of shedding and regrowth for nearly 5 months. How do I handle a shed on minoxidil? Hairs are popping out of the sides of my head like crazy. If I were to tie my hair up, it would look balding above my ears. I really have no idea what to do. Worried about depression, the helplessness of TE while treating Androgenetic Alopecia. Will all this hair grow back vellus?? It's such a weird place to have concentrated shedding. Anyone else experience this? Why the sides of my head? So for the desperate rant.
     
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    I should also say I'm shedding more all over but especially on the sides. God forbid it happens like this again on my topscalp. :( :( I definitely responded to rogaine, now, BAM!
     
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    I feel for you so much - you explain so clearly my own situation exactly. I just want to understand WHY IS THIS HAPPENING? I literally have no hair at the temples and above ears but do have a fine layer from the parting it's so strange - I'm demanding oestrogen from my doctor next week
     

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