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my hair is like straw

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
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29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: How negative is negative? Reflux & acne are not usually signs or symptoms of thyroid disorder, either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. There is ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Could be thyroid : Either hypo or hyperthyroidism can lead to hair loss so this should be checked. Also stress, certain medicines or chemical applied to the scalp can l ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Wait two weeks: Your description is limited but your concern tells the story. If this has not disappeared or is not obviously healing up after two weeks (which may b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Humans do not shed hair as some species of animals do.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
It depends.: Rate of hair growth varies widely from person to person. On the high end, some people will grow up to an inch of hair a month; a select few, even more ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Talk to parents: You need to sit down with your parents and talk about what you want to do for social reasons and what is reasonable. Obviously, the answers from your ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Many causes: Various conditions can lead to hair loss, such as: acute illness, nutritional deficiency, stress, endocrine abnormality (e.g. thyroid abnormality), de ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Google : A little hard to describe I just Google it on the Internet and you'll get pictures of it
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked out: There are a variety of possible causes of hair loss. Not sure if you're a male or female, but regardless some of the causes are treatable (eg. certai ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansour Alfayez
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Supplements : There is a lot of causes of hair loss and some we just don't know. Some like thyroid disorders, nutrition diff.. Etc. If that have been worked up &amp ... Read More
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