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Male-pattern baldness

Learn about male-pattern baldness and sort through some of the myths.

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Female pattern baldness

Female pattern baldness (or androgenetic alopecia) is the most common type of hair loss and thinning in women.

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Hair transplant

Hair transplantation is a treatment option for baldness. It’s a surgery which transfers hair from where it is thicker to hairless areas of the scalp.

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Alopecia

Hair loss (known as alopecia) can be distressing, and while treatment sometimes helps, learning to live with alopecia may be the only option. Learn more here.

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Hair disorders

Links to our information partners' articles about hair disorders, including hair loss.

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Fear of finding out

The fear of finding out affects men’s health every day. This page contains video material from healthdirect's marketing campaign 'Fear of Finding Out'.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal condition that affects up to 1 in 5 girls and women in their reproductive years.

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Ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary and is common in women with regular periods. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.

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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder that compels people to pull out their hair. Lasting for several months or many years, it can fluctuate in severity.

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Tinea

Tinea is a common fungal skin infection. Learn about the causes, types — such as athlete's foot and jock itch — and how to prevent and treat tinea.

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