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Anti Inflammatory Prednisone Hair Loss
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
Varies: The dose of Prednisone varies with the severity of the inflammatory p roblem. Many conditions can be successfully treated with small doses but life-threatening problems may require very large amounts of steroids. The goal is always to use the least amount of Prednisone for the shortest possible time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does Prednisone cause bloating and water retention when it's used as an anti-inflammatory to reduce swelling?
Hi. My sister has lupus and experiencing excessive hair loss. Is it ok for her to use anti hair loss products especificaly "novuhair"-phil.-made.
I'm 16 years male, i'm deciding to take anti-testosterone to stop hair loss . Does it have side effects?
Don't Do It: First it will not work. Period. It is foolhardy to believe so. That product is a sham. And, do you want your testicles and potentially your genitals to shrink? To lose the ability to be a father some day? Please get some sanity in your life and get a good medical advisor to help you with your health. ...Read more
I'm 23/male haldol, seroquel XR caused hair loss. What are the reasons someone would be sensitive to anti psychotics?
It could be :: I think the important question here is whether or not you were simply losing hair. It's doubtful that you would lose from two different classes of antipsychotics. Even if you were, you could always try another class of anti-psychotic if necessary. Sometimes hair loss is greatly diminished by taking supplemental zinc selenium. I would definitely add those in, discuss all of this with your psychiatrist and get a referral to a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
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