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Anorexia Past Sweats Hair
I suffer from anorexia and during past month have been having severe sweats my hair even gets wet, ?
Get an evaluation:
severe sweats can be due to a variety of things such as infection and hormone imbalance. These can be aggravated by poor nutrition so if your anorexia is not controlled it may be related. It could also be age related. The only way to figure out the cause is to get a full evaluation. I suggest you see your doctor promptly. ...Read more
It can be: Those with anorexia do not have an adequate nutritional intake on a regular basis, often including the correct ratio of needed proteins/amino acids, vitamins, and minerals in their diets. This can lead to changes in hair to including drying, becoming coarse, as well as falling out. There can be many other medical causes of hair changes other than anorexia alone but this can be a medical symptom. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have anorexia nervosa, and your hair falls out will it grow back again if you recover?
Malnutrition Problem: Once someone w/anorexia starts his/her recovery - starts reversing effects of malnutrition by eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients the body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance - her/his hair has a chance 2 grow back. Recovery can be very tough though & relapse common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. If u have not had treatment, start with http://www. Anad. Org. ...Read more
First doctors appointment soon I'm 8st2 recovering anorexia was 7st 7 losing my hair help how to stop it what food should I eat?
Not by itself:
When a person takes in inadequate calories, and there is significant weight loss, the body protects itself by going into starvation mode.
The thyroid gland which controls the body's metabolic rate slows down. One of the results from this could be hair loss and on the body,
lanugo. ...Read more
I finally started gaining weight after suffering from anorexia but my hair is falling out and I had go vegan. I am gaining but my hair is falling!!! ?
Need details: Menstrual periods???? When did you begin to eat again after what duration of anorexia? How much did you lose, how much have you regained? Vitamins or supplements? Hormones or birth control? Extent of hair loss? Hair loss from entire scalp? From other areas? A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more
After going vegan I finally started gaining weight because I suffered from anorexia but my hair is falling out and I want a vegan proteins sources!
Eating a vegan diet: Can be very healthy for you, but it takes a lot of planning and thought. I'm really happy this way of eating has appealed to you and you are moving toward good nutrition and a healthy weight. Perhaps protein deficiency is a contributor to your hair falling out, but general malnutrition is also a cause as is hypothyroidism. Good vegan protein sources are lentils, tofu, black beans, quinoa, soy milk ...Read more
I am suffering from anorexia and restricts my intake to 200 calories/day. I have night sweats every night, I am sweaty but still cold Why? How come?
You need a medical c: A medical check is necessary to help you sort this problem out. Have you seen any doctor or not yet? You can not survive on such little amount of food that you claim to me taking in! Anything less than 1, 000 calories perday is inadequate. So get to see a PCP immediately to find out the cause of your problem and its possible solutions. ...Read more
I am recovering from anorexia, besides increasing my food intake, what vitamins can I take to stop the hair loss and help it grow back?
I commend you for working to recover from Anorexia.
I understand your desire to have your hair grow back.
See the Physician for Thyroid problem, Anemia and Diet
Daily multivitamin containing zinc, vitamin B, Folate, (folic acid) iron, and calcium could be helpful.
Accept yourself, who you are, Respect yourself for achievements of your life.
See a psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses of relationships conflicts ...Read more
Many causes: Depending on your age, sex and health, many things come to mind. Hot flashes of menopause can do this. If not the case, undiagnosed cancers, tb, thyroid disease and other infecitons can be the cause. You should get in for and exam and testing. This could be benign or very very serious. Best to you. ...Read more
What does oversweating means? My hair sweat very fast and soak just as I came out from swimming pool or shower, dripping sweats to floor! Help
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, is a relatively common condition where one perspires excessively or even for no apparent reason. There are various treatments available, from over the counter anti-perspirants (not just deodorants), prescription anti-perspirants, to surgical intervention. Check with your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out other possible causes. ...Read more
Hello, my baby girl is around 8.5 months and she has this condition where her head sweats so much that her hair is soaked. What could this be?
I do not know: Young infants generally generate a lot of body heat, and if you are keeping her bundled up as well, she simply may be sweating as she loses body heat through her scalp/hair, causing the wetness. Fevers can do the same thing, so just make sure she is not febrile. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am a 30 year old female & over the past 6 months have noticed my hair noticeably thinning & my head sweats excessively. Can this be a tyroid issue?
Second day now I have terrible sweats during the day. My hair and shirt are wet as if I stepped into the shower! What could it be? I'm otherwise healthy
Fever?: Check your temperature a couple of times a day, to see if you have fever. Have you started any new medication, supplements or vitamins? If you are having a fever, get seen to find out why. If you have started a new over the counter medicine, stop it. If this persists, get seen either way. Of course, stop any recreational drug use, and also stop alcohol for now. ...Read more
No: I have not come across a link between wet hair and night sweats in the literature. The temperature in your bed room may be the cause of night sweats. Adjust the thermostat or layers of blankets to see. Otherwise, depending on other symptoms you experience, underlying medical conditions may be needed to be checked out by your physician. ...Read more
What can cause burning palms and constant body sweats thinning body hair and thinning skin down below?
Many possibilities.: You've listed four symptoms that are not usually found together. One possible common denominator (which might also explain the drowsiness and blood pressure) is a thyroid malfunction. Some (but not all) are also reported side effects of citalopram. You should see your doctor for a thorough examination. ...Read more
In past 4 months (from July till now) I had 10 night sweats, hair and chest and a bit armpits got wet, my shirt too. Is something wrong?
I'm 3mo postpartum have been having night sweats every night for a little longer than a month and losing a lot of hair. Help!
Needs to be checked:
Night sweats and loss of hair needs to be checked by your doctor. You need a comprehensive History and Physical Examination and may need if indicated Blood Tsts for Thyroid conditions and others
Your symptoms may be from overactive Thyroid or due to infection as you do have barking productive cough and congestion. ...Read more
Does fatty liver cause night sweats and hair lose? Just diagnosed 12/11/12. Been having night sweats and hair lose for a while now!
My son continuously itches his hair and head especially when he sweats. He has no lice and no dandruff. What might be causing it?
Possible Fungus: Of the 5 common causes for itchy scalp (Seborrhea (dandruf), Psoriasis (inflammation), Fungus (ring worm), Head Lice, and Allergy), Fungal seems most likely. Try using an Anti-fungal shampoo or scalp cream. The pharmacist should be able to point out one that is safe for your son's age. Follow the directions on the shampoo. If this does not help, you should have his scalp examined. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My head sweats a lot, even with light activity (like vacuuming) by the time I'm done my head and hair are soaked with sweat. Is this normal?
NOT NORMAL: See an specialist endocrinologist or even a family doctor to refer you to the right professional ...Read more
White flakes, when sweats itchy. .... is it dandruff. ... I work for 8 hours in a/c. .. not used drink water significantly. ... daily hair styling products. .. may forgone to remove sometimes. .. please help. .. Thank You?
It could be both: Dandruff is shedding of dead skin cells from scalp; it can be influenced by dryness, not washing enough, shampooing too often, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair product or a yeast-like fungus. Your hair styling products may contribute; better hydration may help a little. Shampoos containing anti-fungals appear to be most effective. Try one of these first; then to Doc ...Read more
31/F. Abundant hair loss/night sweats/weight loss/hot flashes/acid reflux. SED rate 111, WBC17.6, RUQ U/S negative. Very scared.
Should I be worried? Room is very cold, so I sleep with lots of blankets, mild night sweats x3 weeks. NOT drenching, just moist chest, hair, back. 27F
Sweats: If you are only having mild night sweats you may simply be getting too warm under the blankets you are sleeping with. You might want to check your body temperature before you go to bed each night for a few days and if normal and you have no other symptoms would not worry. Hope all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more
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