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Black Head Hair Follicle
Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more
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
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
SMALL BLOND HAIRS?: NEW GROWTH? POSSIBLY. SEE IT AFTER 3 OR 4 WEEKS. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
Hi m south indian.Why doesn't shaving my head restore my grey hairs with black ones?The black hair cell died?
Gray Hair: Hair turns gray because of age and genetics, in that genes regulate the exhaustion of the pigmentary potential of each individual hair follicle. This occurs at different rates in different hair follicles. For some people it occurs rapidly, while in others it occurs slowly over several decades. Once the pigment is depleted, the hair will be gray or white and will never have pigment again. ...Read more
Alopecia: It seems like you might have alopecia areata which is a disorder where the immune system destroys the hairs. It can often be successfully treated by your dermatologist. They will also want to check to be sure that no other autoantibodies exist in your body. Go see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Genes?: Do or did any of your family members have greying at your age or earlier? It could possibly be just genetics. Stress plays a huge factor as we'll. if you can diminish your stress level, that will be a first step. Secondly malnutrition can cause greying, meaning not eating nutritional meals. Thirdly defieciency in zinc has been shown to cause early greying. ...Read more
Normally, yes: Usually, they are good indicators of natural hair color. ...Read more
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: receding hairline) and thin hair.Doing Nail rubbing,experienced new hairs on bald patches but hair still fallin?
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Itching head /scalp, hair falling out in strands very easily, in shower on pillow, no ringworm signs can see scalp through my hair, balding?
Dermatologist: A dermatologist can evaluate the type of hair loss you're having. He/she may order some blood work including thyroid function tests. If no health issues are found, you may be dealing with genetic predisposition but I recommend that you then consult a hair stylist for advice about your hair care. ...Read more
Behavior therapy: Changing a habit can be challenging. Now the question is: is this a compulsion? Can you really control it? You'll have to answer this in a very honest way to yourself, because that will be the difference between the need on self training on not doing it or need for medication to control the impulse. ...Read more
I've read that pimples and blackheads form from a hair folicle. What happens if I pluck the hair out?
Can i pass a hair follicle test after two months clean from marijuana? I was a heavy user, have a fast metabolism and thick black hair.
I have four sores/bumps on my head. I went to my GP and she said it is inflammation of the hair follicle. The ointment she gave does not seem to work?
6-8 of the hair follicles on the base of my penis in the pubic hair region have raised a bit and turned darkish-gray or black? Genital warts?
Possible cysts: Hard to say without more history and seeing photos of these lesions, but they could be due to clogged hair follicles - black color could be due to oxidation or old blood. I cannot rule out possibility that these are genital warts or something else. Go see your clinician asap for an exam, tests if needed, and appropriate management. Take Care. ...Read more
I have a bump on my penis kinda seems like a ingrown hair or black head bump, i pop it and get it out but it always seems to come back, what can I do?
Pinching Skin: Stop pinching or irritating the skin. If the lesion persists please show your family doctor the next time you are in their office. ...Read more
I have a red circle with what looks like a cyst in the center &sometimes has a black head. It on my vagina.I think ingrown hair.been there for 5 days?
How can I tell if its herpes or ingrown hair I have a red bump on the top of my vagina. Today I popped it and it was like a popping a black head ?
Ingrown hair: You ask a good question and any painful lump or bump on the vagina warrants examination, however this is more likely an infected hair follicle/ingrown hair/folliculitis given that herpes tends to look like a small, clear, fluid filled blister with red patches. hope that helps. Keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more
On my stomach and hips i get spots that look like black heads. Unlike blackheads however, long, white hair like things come out of it. Nothing else?
Cysts: These are probably cysts.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rx Meds & Laser Tx's: To improve hair follicle function we typically recommend reducing hair loss risk factors (stress, diet, bad meds, illness) & add treatments like topical Formula 82M minox, LaserCap Laser Therapy, Vampire PRP Hair Growth, good nutritionals, etc. We track improvement w/ HairCam photos, scientific HairCheck trichometry to monitor improvements hair growth over time so we know what's working & where. ...Read more
?: Anecdotal reports around that attest to the validity of the macujo method. I don't know a nor can i attest or find any scientific validity it has. Why try to beat he system? The truth is better, or compliance with the rules of an employer willing to pay you. ...Read more
Pilonidal cyst: These can get infected requiring surgery.Get a more detailed answer ›
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