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17 Year Old Hair Loss
No way to tell : Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove their claims to be true). Also, since no third party testing of their product is required - the ingredients listed don't even have to match what is in the bottle. Wish I had a better answer ... Good luck! ...Read more
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
17 year old girl losing hair and bad headache do you know what it might be also im a mouth late and I've had 4 test and all say negative?
I am 17 years, 170 m, 55 kg, I have hair loss, is there any specific diet i should follow or any vitamins i should take, I also have dandruff ?
Manage your dandruff: Aggressively. See if you can use a basic dandruff shampoo alternating with ketoconazole. You'll need to get physician guidance here. If after getting the dandruff cared for, you still have hair loss at age 17, have a dermatologist evaluate you. I trust you are euthyroid. Food choices / diet has little to do with most health issues despite all the huckstering. Good luck on managing this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also control stress: Many people have reversible thinning of the hair about 3-4 months after a significant stressful experience. The time frame is related to the hair growth cycle that may very slightly from person to person. So besides good nutrition it is important to learn to handle stress too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and i wanted to know what can i put on my hair or take to help it fill in?
Best to treat cause: First off, at least 2 of my siblings have suffered stress induced alopecia so I know how it can be related to nerves. However, not knowing you I am compelled to ask whether you've done a complete workup to discover if in fact, nothing else could be responsible such as hormones and such. If it is truly stress induced then, you MUST address that problem to definitively treat your issue. All the best ...Read more
Iam male 16 years old. I have 100+ daily hair loss for 1 year l. I know all the explanations in the world. I just need to know the medicine please?
Health Tap: You are asking us to do what we clearly state that we do not do. We do not offer treatment here. And, as you have been graciously taught, you cannot assume what your treatment would be until the cause of your condition is diagnosed. The cause of the condition dictates the treatment. Health tap does not offer treatment or product endorsement. ...Read more
See a doctor: Thyroid disease is one answer. Some blood test, done by a doctor, would be a good thing to find out why. ...Read more
Hair for chemo: Most hospitals or clincs dispensing chemo, have a connection to suppliers of toupees and wigs. You are not alone in this situation. Best of luck. ...Read more
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