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Danger Of Swallowing Pubic Hair
Could obsessive compulsive disorder (not including hair loss because of pulling hair out) cause hair loss?
Yes/NO: there is no link between OCD and hair loss. HOWEVER it is well established that hair loss is associated in some cases with increased stress level and OCD elevates baseline anxiety and stress. so indirectly untreated symptomatic OCD may be associated with increased baseline anxiety and hair loss ...Read more
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Scar on back of head about 2 yrs. Old. Thinking of dying hair. Can bleaching hair hurt the scar? What dyes are ok?
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
Tomorrow having non-surgical hair restoration cuz of severe general hair thinning.B4 adding new human hairs they're shaving the crown of my head.Will my hair grow back?Im worried I wont like restoration but will be stuck w/ a bald scalp or near-bald! Plea
Yes: it will grow back. This is something you need to confirm and discuss in detail with your doctor. You need to know and understand the procedure completely. ...Read more
Can damaged hairs ( persistently weak,dandruff prone, excessive hair fall, stunted growth)be an aftermath of typhoid fever that was treated on time?
No: Unless there is hair on the palms, don't worry. That full head of hair will shed soon enough before new hair comes in. :). ...Read more
Touched a pubic hair on the water hose or tap. Now, can that one strand of pubic hair cause diseases?
Extremely unlikely: That would be extremely unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have pain in hair roots when moving hairs or comb.And lossing 75 to 125 hairs daily.Having thyroxine for high TSH .What is the cause of hair loss?
What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs? Been a few years, no pimple/pus sacs. Future=folliculitis?:(
Still be: This is probably mild perifolliculitis but see dermatologist to really find out. ...Read more
Small, red, painless bumps with white tips with single hair follicles growing from them on lower penile shaft. About 8-10. No other symptoms. ?
Sebaceous glands?: Hi! RobertD, Those bumps as described most represent the typical feature of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are common and "normal" so requiring no active attention as long as not having recurrent infection with bother. In fact, I addressed similar question for you in Concierge. If needing more, contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC; I can help - video goes faster. ...Read more
Thinning hair last several years all around, no bald spots plus no arm or leg hair. Hair loss does not run on either side. Anemia or mineral def?
Losing excessive scapl hair but hair is growing on face, chin, forehead, arms, and uper arms. I'm a girl and its depressing me. Any solution? Please.
What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs (i'm caucasian, brown hair)? I have some dandruff, thick hair
You: You may have perifollicutis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
It is common.: This is called androgenetic alopecia or male pattern hair loss. The hair on your scalp is sensitive to a hormone called Dht which causes it to fall off in individuals that are genetically susceptible to this. It only affects hair on your scalp even if you have an abundance of hair everywhere else on your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sideburns are greying. Is it safe to dye them? Is there any risk of rest of the hair also greying quickly or hair loss?
See below: Dying the sideburns will not affect the rate of greying of rest of the hair, though the remaining will turn grey, sooner or later. You may consider leaving the grey hair alone, it would save the hassle, expense and avoid exposure to the chemicals in the hair dye. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more