A 32-year-old female asked:
what would help my hair grow. it grows very slow :(?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dermatology 43 years experience
See derm: Rogaine (minoxidil) may help but you should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
Is it true that short haircuts cause hair to grow in thicker and stronger?
5 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: Hair is hair and tends to grow the way it wants to or was meant to regardless of cut. Shorter hair tends to feel thicker and stronger.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Should I stop using hair heating appliances?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This does not harm a pregnancy.
A 31-year-old member asked:
What could cause my hair to turn curly at age 60?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 51 years experience
Hair Loss in Women: Hair loss in men occurs secondary to the influence of male hormones such as testosterone and testosterone derivatives which affect sensitive hair follicles. In women there is a change in hormonal balance with age causing relatively higher testosterone levels that influence hair density and texture. Medical conditions such as thyroid levels also affect hair growth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
What precautions should I follow when I dye my hair?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 23 years experience
Skin allergy test: Before you use a dye product, you should follow the instructions in the package to do a allergy skin patch test. Apply a small amount of dye on your arm, keep it dry by covering it with a bandaid, check it in 48 and 72 hours to make sure you didn't react with redness or swelling. If not, this dye is safe to use.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Are there any long term consequences to coloring your hair frequently?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 46 years experience
Hairloss: Repeated processing dries the hair and makes it more brittle and may lead to hair loss.
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