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Does Being Diabetic Cause Hair Loss
Doe vitamin B12 deficiency (due to tropical sprue) can cause hair loss at hairline??? And is this type of hair loss is reversible???
Hairloss: Since the growth of hair requires several things including nutrition, vitamins and hormones, having tropical sprue would definitely cause your body to be stressed thus possibly lead to some hair loss. This type of hair loss is known as telogen effluvium. Usually will resolve when the underlying problem is taken care of. ...Read more
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
Maybe but ask doctor: A person with obesity and hair loss may have a hormonal problem that a doctor can evaluate. Men with obesity may have higher levels of Estrogens (female-type hormones) due to estrogen produced in fat cells, which could lead to a smaller amount of "masculine-type" body hair. On the other hand, a person could be obese and losing hair, without the two symptoms having any relationship to one another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: please consult a board certified dermatologist to determine the cause of the irritation and for an examination of your hair follicles. ...Read more
How likely is it for Levaquin to cause long term/chronic hair loss or permanent damage to my hair follicles? Is med induced hair loss reversible?
Telogen effluvium due to wieght loss/ deficiency. Does hair regrow better once weight is gained and deficiencies are restored?
Does excessive masturbation/sex causes hair loss only to people that have sensitive scalp to dht?
Myth: Enjoying your body while you're alone or with someone you love has nothing to do with hair loss. Anyone who tells you otherwise or offers you silly disinformation about testosterone and its metabolites is someone you should ignore. Life is difficult enough without jerks telling you fibs like that having a good time will make your hair fall out. Enjoy who you are. ...Read more
Check hair lineshowr: You can tell by shower hair count>100 hairs. If you are not eating right that may be cause: Iron and zinc In redmeat, excess major stress, or a post op state. A light tug on hair may show 5 hairs or more which is telegon effluvium, and can improve if certain meds, iron etc are stopped and iron started. ...Read more
How common is hair loss/thinning on accutane? Can something as low as 10mg or 20mg cause a significant deal of hair loss?
Hair loss: Apparently hair loss is a known side effect of isotretinoin. See http://www.dermnetnz.org/treatments/isotretinoin.html for more details. Tell prescribing physician about side effects & concerns. You'll need to decide which is more problematic for you. In theory, hair loss should be temporary and resolve after finishing your isotretinoin regimen. Don't forget there're other causes of hair loss. ...Read more
Do all diuretics cause hair loss? I have used spironolactone and caused hair loss.So stopped taking it and now hydrochlorothiazide causing hair loss.
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