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Adult Hair Twirling
Genetics...: Generally this type of hair condition is related to genetic predisposition and there is little to do about it. If nobody in your family history has ever had this problem, see a doctor. ...Read more
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Is it normal for a child's hair to fall when pulling hair bands out or someone pulling their hair?
Hair falling : Of course if the hair band is tight or the hair is pulled by force, the hair can fall off. Try to avoid tight rubber hair bands & don't allow any one to pull her hair. Good luck. ...Read more
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
No - Graying of hair: is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general – ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
Could obsessive compulsive disorder (not including hair loss because of pulling hair out) cause hair loss?
Yes/NO: there is no link between OCD and hair loss. HOWEVER it is well established that hair loss is associated in some cases with increased stress level and OCD elevates baseline anxiety and stress. so indirectly untreated symptomatic OCD may be associated with increased baseline anxiety and hair loss ...Read more
Hair brushing/growth: Not that I am aware. Talk with your doc, if thin brows, may be genetic or due to condition such as a thyroid problem. ...Read more
Used too much hair product. Some hair is falling out, now growing back as vellus hair and slowly. Will my hair ever grow back?
Should: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out if it will truly grow back. ...Read more
Why do older men lose the hair on their heads but start growing lots of nose hair, ear hair and facial hair?
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