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Causes Of Hair Fall
Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back after the disorder is resolved: over-brushing, hormonal imbalances, stress, chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders, infection, etc... A doctor can evaluate for these other causes of hair loss. Normal people may lose 50-100 hairs/day, which are replaced by "new" hairs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
When my hair is long, i find out that the tendency of my hair fall increases rather than having a short hair. does long hair cause more hair fall ?
Long hair: Long hair should not cause your hair to fall out. It seems to be in vogue for men and women. I would start with a visit to a hair stylist - they can check things out, direct you, and likely sell you appropriate gels atc. Expensive? - probably. Worthwhile? - almost certainly. ...Read more
What are some of the causes of hair fall[ since last 4 years] in females, I am 38, ve no menopause symptoms, ve good diet & am in good health?
Some common causes.: I will just mention a few common causes of hair loss . Stress, hair color, hair treatments such as perms and other harsh chemicals often used for hair styling. Often times thinning of the hair runs in families. You should also consider checking your thyroid and any other medications you are taking , since sometimes meds can cause hair loss also. Hope that was helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hair are falling from 3 to 4 years. Before i had very heavy hair but now very thin. I have so much discharge. Is that the cause for hair fall?
Telogen Effluvium: You most likely have a telogen effluvium which is where the hair goes into a shedfing cycle. Causes of telogen effluvium include illness, major physical trauma, menopause, crash diets, severe psychological stress, major surgery (especially with general anesthesia), hypo- or hyperthyroidism, anemia's, acute and severe blood loss, heavy metal poisoning, we treat this condition with B12 shots monthly. ...Read more
What are the causes of hair fall in a 15 year old? I've never dyed, straightened, etc. My hair was great 3 years ago
What is the cause of hair fall and how can I prevent and overcome it? I don't feel itchy but my hair just keep on falling.
There is fungus and dandruff in my head and and causes of hair fall. How i recover my hairs again, please suggest me any good and safe way.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I had dry and itchy scalp. The itchiness causes my hair fall badly and i often try to pull out dry flakes on my scalp. How can I do to overcome this?
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