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bald

(bawld),
Having no hair, or a decrease in the amount of hair of the scalp.
[M.E. balled]

bald

(bôld)
adj. balder, baldest
Lacking hair on the head.

bald′ly adv.
bald′ness n.

Patient discussion about bald

Q. What medications cause hair loss? I have RA, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, allergies and depression for which I take medication. Which of these cause hair loss?

A. any one of them can, you need to ask your pharmacist about it

Q. Will my hair fall off if I have leukemia? I was diagnosed with ALL and I have to pass on a series of chemotherapy treatments, will my hair fall off? What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

A. Sorry but Yes. Most chemotherapy drugs that will be used do have the side effect of hair loss. However, this will only be temporary and your hair will grow back, probably even better than before! This is just a minor setback, not to be concerned about it..

Q. Do you know if Propecia can truly stop hair loss and even grow back hair. do you have any statistics about it? do you know if there are any side effects to this medication?

A. it does work but there is some side affects, as in E.D. while you are on the med.

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How might you react if she decided she wanted a change of image and announced her intention of shaving her head and turning bald as a coot? Maybe you'd find running your fingers over her slightly stubbly scalp erotic and romantic - but I suspect not.
But I was doubly delighted for fellow goalie mate Paul Gallacher who proved he's a top class stopper, although he should take a lesson from old man Jim who's as bald as a coot.
The winner of a goody bag and a hairdo from top stylist Andrew Collinge was a man who, according to reports, was "bald as a coot".
Despite help from Knocked Up's Judd Appatow in the script department, the script is as bald as a coot with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict offering no intelligible merit as a backdrop.