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does anesthesia make your hair all out

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not known: In the studies, which were small, involving redheads, there wasn't particular stratification based on degree of redness. There have been later studie ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not a factor: Your general anesthesia needs are usually determined by your body wt., how much of that wt is fat, and if you are a smoker or drinker. Smoking, for e ... Read More
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Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anestheisa and Hair: I do not believe there is an association with hair color and the amount of anesthesia one would require
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not typically: It's not a usual complication of an anesthetic. Although, some people may react differently, but i've not encountered a case in real practice that sup ... Read More
Dr. Marc Bloom
44 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Stress of surgery may.
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hair Loss: While the application of anesthesia to an individual may only be for a few hours, the hair follicles may be affected to such a degree that they shut d ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Cut nerve: In harvesting a strip of skin (and slicing it up for transplant) the nerves that innervate the scalp can be cut. They may re grow at a rate of 1mm pe ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Faubel
14 years experience Pain Management
Lidocaine: There is a Lidocaine cream that can be applied but it is very difficult to use. It must be slapped on in a thick layer and be wrapped with plastic wra ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unusual: It is unusual to experience a significant amount of hair after surgery. Living and eating healthy and getting your protein in your diet may be helpful ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not specifically: You may have had a reaction to the medication or it could be just the physical stress of the surgery.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eli Loch
Dr. Eli Loch answered
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: This all depends on how extensive the surgical procedure is. The anesthesia could range from simple sedation to a general anesthetic with breathing t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Manago
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: The anesthetic agents and type of anesthesia depends on what type of face and neck surgery you have. Depending on the type and any comorbidities that ... Read More
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