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Does Aspirin Cause Your Hair To Fall Out
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
Hair Loss: Treatment of hair loss depends on the cause of your hair loss. There is male pattern hair loss which can be treated by rogaine (minoxidil) for men and propecia. Alopecia areata which is treated by cortisone injections. Telogen effluvium which is treated by B12 injections. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a severe headache is localized at the top of your head, is this a cause for concern other than treatment with aspirin?
Why does my headache not go away with anything, it causes neck pain and pressure in my head. I take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, muscle relaxant nothing helps ?
Can be Aurable....: For most people, dealing with a headache goes no further than taking a common over the counter medication, maybe relaxing for awhile, and the pain is gone. Bu,t there are some headaches that come with much more intensiveness, in clusters, or with vision and sensory distortions that simply defy the usual headache treatment remedies. Your needs will best be met by seeking out a headache specialist. ...Read more
Daughter has kawasaki's disease and is on baby aspirin. Had minor fall and hit head. Went to sleep complaining of stomach upset and threw up. Er visit?
That can help with : Pain do you have any other symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care >. ...Read more
Best to avoid: If you are not already on Aspirin for another medical condition, it is best to use other medications for pain if you have an injury. If you are prescribed aspirin, you should discuss this with your doctor. Remember, if Aspirin were invented today it would probably be used mainly as a blood thinner. ...Read more
Can Be: Aspirin interfers with platelet function, which is required to make a clot. If you take a lot of Aspirin and injure some of the veins along the surface of the brain, you can get a subdural hematoma which is pretty serious. Note a single dose is not usually a problem. Repeated doses where all of the platelets are effected can lead to easy bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why have i had a constant headache for the past 5 days that wont go away pressure in my head. I've tried all kinds of different aspirin nothing is helping
I : I am sorry that you are going through this. Different types of headaches include migraines, which are usually associated with visual symptoms, nausea, and vomiting; viral headaches, which are usually when a patient has other viral/cold symptoms; sinus headaches, which are often in the front portion of the head and are associated with sinus pressure and discharge; muscle tension headaches, that are all across the head, sometimes the neck, and relieved with advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or massage; and more serious causes of headaches. If a headache is new, persistent, associated with fever, vomiting, weakness, or rash, then the patient should be seen by a physician for evaluation. ...Read more