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Do You Lose Your Hair With Taxol Or Texatere
Yes if using long te: The chemotherapy doses are low in ipt, however, repeted chemo, in some cases, cause hair loss too. Crtainly the incidence of hair loss in low in ipt because the dose of chemo is low. However, the effacacy of ipt is less documented, so i prefer it be used only for stage 4 patients with careful clinical monitoring. ...Read more
Stops their producti: Chemotherapy stops production of many cells which are normally produced daily. In the case of hair a break in the stem of the hair results as the old hair grow outwards and there is no new hair production for several days following chemotherapy. So the older hair start falling after 3-4 weeks of starting chemotherapy(in most cases, but some chemo drugs spare the hair entirely). ...Read more
For first time I have brittle hair. Something to do with the diet or having to use cheaper products?
Brittle hair: Brittle hair is caused by a lack of moisture and oils needed to maintain soft hair and sheen. This can be a sign that you need to change your hair treatment such as less blow drying, changing shampoos or less swimming in chlorinated swimming pools. It could also be a sign of a more serious medical condition. If your hair is always brittle, as a precaution, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Is there a pill doctors can prescribe to slow your metabolism or make you gain weight, what should I specifically ask for?
No magic pill: Nope. There is nothing like this on the market or that would be safe for regular use. ...Read more
Are there any books/videos/resources on weight loss that you recommend to your patients? Will help with my motivation. Thank you!
Weight loss books: Here are 3 good ones available at amazon: (1) barbara j. Rolls (a the volumetrics weight-control plan : feel full on fewer calories; (2) barbara j. Rolls (author), robert a. Barnett; the volumetrics eating plan: techniques and recipes for feeling full on fewer calories; barbara j. Rolls; (3) mindless eating: why we eat more than we think by brian wansink. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Prilosec OTC cause hair loss? I am supposed to take Prilosec OTC daily for barretts esophagus. I read one of the side effects may be hair loss. I work as a model and don't want to lose any hair. What do you think the odds are of this side effect? Is
Barrett's esophagus: Barrett's is serious and needs treatment and monitoring. It is considered a pre-cancer condition. Hair loss, if and when it occurs is also treatable. So stay healthy, take your medications, stay in touch with your doc, continue working. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age does hair loss completely stop? I'm 26 i would like to get a hair transplant, but don't want to get hair transplant if balding continues
Hair loss time limit: Hair loss may not have a specific limit. Genetics. Hair loss can be related to a number of factors. So what can be done. First plan hair transplant with creation of your forehead hair line for the 50 year old age group. If you have a hair line place for a 30 year old, as you age and continue to lose hair density, the hair line will look odd. Look at internal society surgical hair restoration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Starting to see a little thinning and want to prevent if not stop the hair loss. Any suggestions?
Hair loss: Hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) (best for men) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants one can always start with the over the counter rogaine (minoxidil). I find Propecia to be more effective, but this requires a prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day doc. I just want to ask if there are any ways to make my hair grow faster? Just by doing it in na2ral way or daily routines?
What to do if you don't have Effexor (venlafaxine) with you and can't get filled because you are out of state. What to do with side effects with meds?
Call the doctor: It is important to call your doctor and ask him/her to call a refill to a local pharmacy. Unless you can obtain another similar antidepressant from a doctor, like fluoxetine or sertraline, then you risk withdrawal symptoms and a recurrence of your depression or anxiety. ...Read more
Are there side effects from using Rogaine (minoxidil) foam (womens)? Can you where a shower cap to bed so you don't get it anywhere on your face? Thank you
If the person has terminal cancer and decided not to do chemo or anything, would they still lose their hair and feel sick?
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