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Gray winged bugs in hair

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Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Winged?: Hard to tell, if they have wings they aren't head lice. Perhaps fleas, winged ants or sweat bees? Have all family members wash hair and use insectic... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Age & genetics: Early. 1. Genetics. 2. Age 3. Stressors. The age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors such as nutritional deficiencie... Read More
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Dr. Alan Faustino
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Genetic related: Greyness on any part of the body just signifies the loss of pigmintation to your hair that occurs with age. This is a normal process and of no concer... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Live or Dye: Your options are to embrace and live with it ir to cover and dye it.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Genetic: Some patients have inherited this problem. It runs in there family tree. See if you have other relatives who have this same problem.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Canities: Premature graying of hair, especially of scalp hair, is termed canities. It most commonly occurs in children with vitiligo or alopecia areata.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rapid turnover: The loss of pigment in hair comes from too rapid turn over of hair shafts from the follicles. No great cures have been proven to work. Some people th... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
Geriatrics 35 years experience
Genetics: Our hair is generally preprogrammed by our genes to stop making pigment that gives it color. Rarely, a medical illness, stressors or medical treatment... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes, any standard hair dye can cover grey streak. If very few then you can also use henna based hair dye. Hope it helps!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No good answer: Nobody knows. Maybe you have some thoughts of your own on this!
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