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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless the remaining ovaries are pathologically producing excess androgens(male hormone) from an enclosed tumor, then no. The ovaries will continue to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Oily skin: Oily hair and skin will vary depending on your environment, heat, humidity, and activity level. It may be comforting to know that oily skin maintains ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayson Dupre
21 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Topicals: Absolutely. Go for a good medical grade facial and consider daily use of medical grade skincare products. Will work great.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: More severe dry skin is also called eczema. Stay well hydrated, moisturize your skin daily, and take cool (instead of hot) showers. Yes, you can have ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Prevent dryness (shouldn't wash hair too often). A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections on the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
MAKES BRITTLE/LOSS: The lack of enough thyroid hormone can cause hair loss and chnges in hair.It causes brittle hair and can be cause of hair loss in men and women It als ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
NO: If you have a hair-loss problem, consult a dermatologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Keep oily hair: away from forehead. Wash hair daily to prevent dandruff. Try anti-dandruff shampoos that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the scalp fungus a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Excess oil: Usually due to hormones and genetics.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: First consider changing the shampoo or conditioner which may be too irritating for your scalp. Iron deficiency can cause hair loss as well. Since the ... Read More
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