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I am suffering from hair fall and oily hair. How to treat this condition?

I am suffering from hair fall and oily hair. How to treat this condition?

Hair loss: hair loss can be from anxiety , thyroid problems, infection with syphilis etc... Oily hair and oily facial skin can be from seborrheic dermatitis, any doctor can run some test to find it any of above problem exist and treat as needed. Seborrheic dermatitis can be treated with mild steroid cream, certain shampoo , a dermatologist can probably help with the hair loss ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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I have a serious hair fall..Ive been washing m y hair wd shampoo and conditioner everyday..Its still falling...Im so desperate..Pls help..?

I have a serious hair fall..Ive been washing m y hair wd shampoo and conditioner everyday..Its still falling...Im so desperate..Pls help..?

Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists.Telogen effluvium is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress or by medications. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. We treat this condition with B12 shots. ...Read more

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Dye my dreadlock six year ago didn't use condition on my hair dye stayed on my hair now hair loss with bulb i cut it, went dermatologist, still fall out?

Dye my dreadlock six year ago didn't use condition on my hair dye stayed on my hair now hair loss with bulb i cut it, went dermatologist, still fall out?

Many possibilities.: Hair "turns over" faster than just about anything else in the body, and many things - from illness to injury to surgical procedures to hormonal imbalances to infections to stress - can interfere with the normal hair cycle. Don't waste your money on tonics and "hair vitamins". Let a dermatologist go through the possibilities and find the cause. (hair loss with the bulb attached is common.). ...Read more

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Will medicare medicaid pay for wigs due to a medical condition causing hair loss I have sarcoidosis of the skin. It is causing my hair to fall out. ?

Will medicare medicaid pay for wigs due to a medical condition causing hair loss I have sarcoidosis of the skin.  It is causing my hair to fall out. ?

Sarcoidosis: I am sorry to hear that you have sarcoidosis. It can indeed cause hair loss. I don't know if medicare/medicaid will cover the cost of wigs. The best way to find out would be to call them directly. ...Read more

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I've been having excessive hair loss whenever i bathe nowadays...Just wonderin if it is a serious condition.

I've been having excessive hair loss whenever i bathe nowadays...Just wonderin if it is a serious condition.

Hair loss in and of: It's self is not a serious condition. However, sometimes there can be medical conditions associated with hair loss. Your physician would be best to sort this out. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi I'm have an abnormal condition on my scalp. It's a discoloration and hair loss. It was a bump as a child but it has gradually grown overtime.

Hi I'm have an abnormal condition on my scalp. It's a discoloration and hair loss. It was a bump as a child but it has gradually grown overtime.

Stomach bump: 24 F Hi I'm have an abnormal condition on my scalp. It's a discoloration and hair loss. It was a bump as a child but it has gradually grown overtime. ANS: without looking at it impossible to guess. We will soon be able to send pictures to us I think. You need to show to your Drs and they can likely tell right away. ...Read more

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I have been bulimic over 3 years and I have extreme hair loss.What can I use to prevent this condition about my hair related with my eating disorder?

I have been bulimic over 3 years and I have extreme hair loss.What can I use to prevent this condition about my hair related with my eating disorder?

Malnutrition Problem: Hair loss from ed is associated w malnutrition. Once someone w/an ed starts his/her recovery -starts reversing effects of malnutrition by eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance- her/his hair has a chance 2 grow back. Recovery can be very tough though & relapse common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. 4 help: http://www.Anad.Org. ...Read more

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My doctor said using conditioner causes thinning of hair & lead to hair loss. Should i refrain from using conditioner for dry hair

My doctor said using conditioner causes thinning of hair & lead to hair loss. Should i refrain from using conditioner for dry hair

Hair Loss: Some prescriptions may have thinning hair as one of their side effects. These include amphetamines, lithium, anti-depressants, some diet pills and chemotherapy drugs. Other causes included: genetics, sickness, hormones, thyroid disease, lupus, crash diets and others. Conditioners do not cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus , celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus , celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Nothing linked: I can't link all these issues under one diagnosis and recommend that you consult an internist. Overactive thyroid can cause bowel issues and hair loss but not diverticulitis. You need more help than we can offer you in healthtap. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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