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Baby Shampoo For Hair Loss
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
Probably: There are a number of different types of hair loss, from alopecia areata, to telogen effluvium, to scarring conditions like discoid lupus and lichen planopilaris. A dermatologist will help you get the correct diagnosis and find a treatment plan to get you back on track. Most of the time hair loss is reversible, especially if caught early. ...Read more
I am 17 male, I have hair loss problem since 6 months. Day by day more hair losing. Before I used shampoo everyday but nowadays twice a week.
As a hair transplant surgeon, I can tell you that is nearly impossible to for a hair follicle to become 'clogged.' while it is true that after hair growth ceases at the follicle, it does fill with sebum, however, this is not the cause of the hair loss, it is merely the result of the follicle not producing hair anymore.
Certain shampoos can cause irritation, which diminishes hair growth, however. ...Read more
There is a new shampoo in Amazon, it's Pura d'or Hair Loss Prevention Premium Organic Shampoo, Is it any good!?? Can I use it!??
Unsure: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Please help I have excesive dandruf. Hair loss too. Right nw cnt prevent hairloss bt dis dandruf is iritating. Any medicine any shampoo? Plz help
Dandruff: Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis), not shampooing often enough, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair care products (contact dermatitis), or even a yeast-like fungus (malassezia). When regular shampoos fail, otc dandruff shampoos may succeed. But dandruff shampoos aren't all alike, and you may need to experiment until you find one that works for you. ...Read more
What can you do for hair loss? My mom is 50 and is now suffering from hair loss but not major but noticeable. How can I help her? Shampoo change? Ty!
Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss Take care ...Read more
I lose a lot of hair is there a shampoo or vitamins to help? What could be causing so much hair loss? Its been going on for a couple of years.
Physical and labs: A multivitamin can help supplement your diet, especially if you know you are likely not getting all the necessary nutrients. Having labwork done would also be helpful...specifically checking for your thyroid function. Not sure if you scalp is flaky or itchy, or if the hair loss is in one specific area. Worth going to see a physician. ...Read more
What's are some good shampoo's for manual hair loss and thinning? I've been using dr. Bronners. I think it caused the problem and brushing with nylon.
Anaphase: There is an excellent new shampoo for thinning hair that my patients love. It is from the company called glytone and the name of the shampoo is anaphase revitalizing cream shampoo. It is only available through drs offices but I'm sure you can find it on line. ...Read more
I've hair loss it's been 3yrs for it, im just 19 iused multivitamins and shampoo but it didn't help I can see hairless follicules, thin, weak hair help?
I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?
I have a shampoo with Sodium Chloride. Can this ingredient cause hair loss? It does not have any sulfates in the shampoo Thanks.
NO: Sodium chloride is basically table salt or salt water. ...Read more
I have a shampoo with Sodium Chloride. Can this ingredient cause hair loss? It does not have any sulfates in the shampoo. Thanks.
It is very unlikely that your shampoo is the cause of your hair loss.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Hair loss/thinning is happening at a fast rate, more hair comes out easier every day. Receding hairline. Best course of action? Supplements, shampoo
Hair loss: 35 M f San Fran asks hair line receding. What do I do? ANS: 1. Choose different grandparents. 2. Note u have HTN. Ask your Dr to give you oral Minoxidil for BP. But be prepared for hair to grow every where but where u want it. 3. Accept your family Hx which you cannot change yet. 4. Waste money on untested hair restoration products. Search PUBMED for trials of hair restoration. ...Read more
I'm doing a treatment of dermatitis seborreic with loction/shampoo and for hair loss finacapil, but my hair is falling from the root? Should grow /bad?
I have apply aloe vera gel instead of shampoo everyday. Direct apply of aloe vera gel will make hair loss?
Best shampoo and serum for brittle weak falling hair? To use beside za medication my dermatologist gave me for heridatery hair loss
Go back to dermatolo: Meanwhile try a conditioner rinse.Get a more detailed answer ›
Needs oral med:
Ring worm in the scalp which causes loss of hai in that area more common in children but can happen in adults, needs to be treated with oral antifungal drug like grsiofulvin or Lamisil (terbinafine) and as the infection clears completely the hair will grow back.
Niozoral shampoo is also used along with oral med which will prevent the growth of fungi as well as kill the pathogen. But shampoo alone will not work. ...Read more
I am using selsun blue dandruff shampoo & I notice I have more hair loss & more oily hair. But the dandruff are controlled, should I stop using it?
Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, allergies, fungal infection, or irritated skin. I would recommend to alternate shampoos between an anti-dandruff shampoo and non anti-dandruff shampoo. If your dandruff is already controlled using selsun blue 2-3x a week should work. For natural anti-dandruff products look for a shampoo with tea tree oil or even an essential oil of it. ...Read more