Top 20 Doctor insights on: Can scalp eczema cause hair loss

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Orgasm irritates eczema, and cause hair scalps inflammation to soar along with few rash on face. Results in hair loss, memory loss and general fatigue?

Orgasm irritates eczema, and cause hair scalps inflammation to soar along with few rash on face. Results in hair loss, memory loss and general fatigue?

No: If you having symptoms of itching, flushing and rash after sexual intercourse, you may be coming into exposure with an allergen - such as a latex condom or a sexual enhancement device. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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If u have mild eczema with itchy flaky scalp with hair loss when eat eggs diary fish soy nuts symptoms get worse please tell how to treat eczema?

If u have mild eczema with itchy flaky scalp with hair loss when eat eggs diary fish soy nuts symptoms get worse please tell how to treat eczema?

May it be seborrhea?: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Is tolnaftate safe to use on the scalp? If not, why not? Would it possibly cause hair loss?

Is tolnaftate safe to use on the scalp? If not, why not? Would it possibly cause hair loss?

Yes: Tolnaftate is a synthetic thiocarbamate used as an anti-fungal agent sold without prescription as a cream, powder, spray, and liquid aerosol. Tolnaftate is used to treat fungal conditions such as jock itch, athlete's foot and ringworm, and can be used on the scalp without the likelihood of damaging the hair. ...Read more

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My scalp is very itchy and I have severe hair loss I recently heard of tgel if I use it will it cause more hair loss?

My scalp is very itchy and I have severe hair loss I recently heard of tgel if I use it will it cause more hair loss?

Fungal infection: Of the scalp is probably the cause. Use t/gel dandruff shampoo. If it does not help see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hairloss cause by the microtauma at the scalp due to pressure in the medium cause by heavy hat how to I remove the pressure and stop the hair loss?

Hairloss cause by the microtauma at the scalp due to pressure in the medium cause by heavy hat how to I remove the pressure and stop the hair loss?

Must you wear it?: If this is a safety helmet, and the hair loss corresponds closely to where the hat rubs your head, and you can't go without it, then keep wearing it. People admire those who do "hard hat" jobs and the hair loss is a plus. Otherwise, get a second opinion. There may actually be some other cause, such as telogen effluvium or alopecia areata, worth identifying now. ...Read more

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Does oily scalp causes hair loss? Is it true if oil stays on scalp does it cause hair to fall out. Plz answer thankxx

Oily hair and loss: Not really. Occasionally greasy hair can be seen with b complex deficiencies but does not cause hair loss per se. Some people can have both as hair loss can have genetic, nutritional or metabolic-toxic reasons. ...Read more

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What causes scalp psoriasis and hair loss after getting it dyed or washing it?

What causes scalp psoriasis and hair loss after getting it dyed or washing it?

Trauma: Psoriasis is a genetic or inherited disorder. Any type of trauma to the skin can trigger a psoriasis lesion to occur at that site. ...Read more

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Does scalp scratching cause hair loss or traction alopecia? And is it permanent loss?

Does scalp scratching cause hair loss or traction alopecia? And is it permanent loss?

Possibly: Please consult a board certified dermatologist to determine the cause of the irritation and for an examination of your hair follicles. ...Read more

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Will chemo cause hair loss on scalp only. Will I lose body hair all over? Just wondering how much hair I may lose on body

Will chemo cause hair loss on scalp only. Will I lose body hair all over? Just wondering how much hair I may lose on body

Varies: Depends upon the type of chemo and your body's resistance. Hair on the head is usually first to go, and later hair around the genitals, eyebrows and lashes. There is a great unpredictability to this so discuss with your oncologist to get a better picture. Mostly, after chemo, it will grow back. ...Read more

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Could impact to the head cause hair loss/damage via shock? If so, would it be a bald spot or marbled throughout the scalp?

Could impact to the head cause hair loss/damage via shock? If so, would it be a bald spot or marbled throughout the scalp?

Hair: Local contusion can cause a local area of hair loss but shock is unlikely to cause marbling although alopecia may occur due to stress ...Read more

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I was losing hair all over the scalp, then I was diagnosed with Biotin deficiency. Can biotin deficiency cause hair loss all over the scalp?

Both unlikely: Unless you were eating raw eggs, it is very unlikely that you had biotin deficiency. You may take Biotin supplement, it will not do harm, but it is not likely to reverse hair loss. See this site for more info.

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/313.html ...Read more

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Heavy headgear damage the underlying of the scalp cause hair loss and pain what can I do?

Heavy headgear damage the underlying of the scalp cause hair loss and pain what can I do?

What type of: Headgear? It is unlikely that your headgear is the cause of hair loss. Sikhs wear turbans all day and that is not associated with hair loss. ...Read more

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Could infant malnutrition cause permanent scalp hair loss?

Could infant malnutrition cause permanent scalp hair loss?

Its'difficult to say: You are providing a very scant information. What kind of malnutrition and why? Any underlying conditions, bowel surgery? I guess if malnutrition would be corrected, then it shouldn't be a problem. Check with your pediatrician, he/she might know better your child history. Best of luck! ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more