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What are the chances of getting bald in the future if I have almost no hair on my chest/legs/arms(almost none hair on my body)?Is it corelated at all?

What are the chances of getting bald in the future if I have almost no hair on my chest/legs/arms(almost none hair on my body)?Is it corelated at all?

Depends on baldness: The amount of hair on your body is not correlated with going bald on your scalp. Baldness tends to run in families, but the exact genetics is not known. The more bald men in your family , the more women who got thinning of their hair in middle age, the more of a chance you have of going bald. If you are 28 and have not had thinning of your hair, you might keep your hair or loss later. ...Read more

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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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I am suffering from both head hair loss and chest hair loss; are they related? And is it a symptom of male pattern? Ps: hair breaks form the root

I am suffering from both head hair loss and chest hair loss; are they related? 
And is it a symptom of male pattern?

Ps: hair breaks form the root

Get it checked: If they are breaking off at the level of the skin, the problem may be a fungal infection, especially if the hair loss is patchy, as opposed to mail pattern baldness. You might see little black dots where the hairs broke off. ...Read more

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Myocardial bridge (begin) stress test Bp 222-mod reflux- chest flush&hair loss same area-deep chest pain -can't exercise or lay on left side w/o pain

Myocardial bridge (begin) stress test Bp 222-mod reflux- chest flush&hair loss same area-deep chest pain -can't exercise or lay on left side w/o pain

More information : Please be more specific about the myocardial bridge, stress test and blood pressure. A blood pressure of 222 on a stress test is not that alarming, but at rest it is a major problem. Was the myocardial bridge diagnosed with an angiogram? ...Read more

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Are chest pains, mysterious weight loss, hair loss, easy bruising, coldness, haemoptysis, fainting all symptoms of haemoptysis?

Are chest pains, mysterious weight loss, hair loss, easy bruising, coldness, haemoptysis, fainting all symptoms of haemoptysis?

Reword your question: If you clarify your question you will probably get an answer, but I think you meant to ask if those things are symptoms of "X" but I'm just not sure what "X" is. Do you really mean to ask if those are symptoms of hemoptysis? ...Read more

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I have weight loss. Hair loss and few night sweats. Dr ordered CT of chest. With contrast. Does it really have to be with contrast?

I have weight loss. Hair loss and few night sweats. Dr ordered CT of chest. With contrast. Does it really have to be with contrast?

DEPENDS WHAT LOOKING: It depends what your doctor is looking for, you should discuss it with your doctor who ordered the scan and what he is looking for and if you can have cat scan without contrast. ...Read more

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I have had severe hair loss,headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

I have had severe hair loss,headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

Pains etc.: Based on what you report you should set up an early appointment with your doctor. If there is a long delay I recommend you go to the nearest Emergency Room for evaluation and care. ...Read more

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Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

See a physician.: just the double vision is of such a concern that if that was your only symptom, I would advise you to see a physician. shortness of breath and chest pressure is another indication to see a doc. perhaps all this is anxiety, but you must have this evaluated medically. ...Read more

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Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA - ?

Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA - ?

Mixed CTD: Sure sounds like a possible mixed connective disease syndrome even though serologies negative --- would refer to rheumatologist. ...Read more