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Daily Hair Bath Effects
Adverse effects of washing hair 3-4 times over with shampoo? I have such dry hair it absorbs shampoo, doesn't lather even with shampoo designed for it
Details matter: Name[s] of shampoos? Conditioner rinse? Other symptoms, meds, diagnoses? You may need a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can use Dove cleanser followed by a conditioner rinse. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: 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
How to reduce dandruff , white patches on head, hairfall? Im taking head bath daily.Using oil and shampoo thrice and twice resp.Is daily headbath , gud?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)
Can dry skin mimic scabies & cause occasional vesicles? I don't drink much water and take daily hot showers. Using lotions or aloe daily helps a bit?
Is application of 2% topical minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily as effective as application of 5% minoxidil once daily (half life of minoxidil being 22hr?
Probably yes: Theoretically it can work as well and may be better , but each individual has different tolerance and side effects, i don't see any harm in trying for a short while and see how you tolerate. Watch for blood pressure and local hypersensitivity reactions of your scalp skin. Have a follow up with your doctor as well. ...Read more
Using Ketoconozale 2% shampoo every other day - seborrheic dermatitis. Can I use regular shampoo and conditioner after or will it reduce its effect?
I am taking 1 mg finasteride daily for my hair loss. Would adding 0.1% fin topical with minoxidil have any improved effect?
Yes: The 2 drugs work in different ways. You may get benefit from both medications. ...Read more
I have a dry scalp which itches severe after washing hair.I have hair loss too. I'm planning to use 5% Minoxidil.Can I use Tgel and minox together?
Can use both : T-gel can be used once to twice per week. While Minoxidil must be used twice per day. I can't say if you will have any problems with using them both using that schedule. Of course washing off the Minoxidil every day soon after applying you will not benefit from it even if you are only a washing with water. ...Read more
Tx for hair growth: Spironolactone is actually used at part of the therapy of excess hair growth in women due to testosterone elevations, such as pcos. Nothing will eliminate the hair, only stop the progression of unwanted hair in new skin areas. Check w/your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does 5000 mcg biotin daily cause thinning hair i eat for my hair but eating biotin 5000 mcg hair get start thinning plz advise ...
Throw it away: You are being cheated. Biotin at any dose will have no effect on your hair. ...Read more
What foods help hair growth? I'm 23 and my hair is thinning out. I don't use any heat. Taking biotin 5000mcg every day (3 pills as directed)
Check hormones: Before you go too far make sure you don't have any hormone problems. For a young woman thinning hair is very unusual. It's possible you may have a thyroid problem or PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). If there is something like that going on you need to address that before nutritional supplements. ...Read more
Cap adgain, tab androanagen, halotop lotion, minkem-n 5% lotion, do these medicines help hair fall stoppage and regrowth in male patterned baldness?
Yes: That should be fine and should not cause any interaction. ...Read more
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