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A 18-year-old female asked:
im only 18 and ive started to loose almost all my hair. i really dont understand whats going on. anything i can learn would be really helpful. ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
See Family Doctor : 1. See family doctor soon (Examination and lab tests)
2. Also good to see Dermatologist
226 viewsReviewed Jan 2, 2019
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.
6684 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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.
6650 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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.
6246 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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.
6310 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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.
6312 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 2, 2019
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