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Does Dying Your Hair Make It Fall Out
I used h2o2 to make my hair a tad bit lighter. My friend keeps telling my hair is dying and it'll fall out. I diluted the substance. I'm still scared.
Hair and H2O2: Hair by its nature is already dead cells. If anything you'd weaken the strands. If the H2O2 is on the roots, that might be a different story, so maybe avoid that. If the hair starts to break and such, just stop using H2O2, and the hair will continue to grow out. ...Read more
Does dying your hair make you lose hair (same color or a different color)? Is the hair gone for good or will it grow back on it's own?
Hair loss : If you already are experiencing hair loss, any chemicals or heat in hair can make hair loss worse. But it is not the root cause. Choosing more natural hair dyes and closer to your natural color will prevent excess chemicals such as peroxide. You can also take biotin supplements that can help with hair growth. ...Read more
Hi, my hair is falling a lot which make me worry and now it is thin is it true if hair is so long then it will fall alot?
Hair Loss: 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. Treatment is with B12 injections. ...Read more
Depends on chemo: Some forms of chemotherapy attack the systems in a cell that cause it to divide and grow. This is a good way to fight cancer but it also targets things that grow quickly like hair, the lining of your mouth and intestines. Some cancers have specific targets for which there are drugs - these do not attack your hair. Depending on the cancer there may or may not be a more selective type of chemo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Traction alopecia: Traction alopecia is a form of gradual hair loss or thinning of the hair that happens as a result of constant pulling over time, usually as the result of particular types of hair styling. Commonly, this condition is caused by hair styles such as dread locks, braids, corn rows, weaves, clip on pieces, tight turbans and high, tight pony tails or pigtails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair: Good question to which there is no immediate answer. If you have a haircut when needed see what the barber says. If you don't like that suggestion please see your primary doctor. He/she may think it best to refer you to a dermatologist. If you can please let me know what develops. ...Read more
Are hair transplant procedures permanent? I want to get a hair transplant, but i want to make sure that the results last forever. Will my own hair continue to fall out after the procedure? If it does thin out at all, will i notice it or will i still keep
Does stress really make your hair fall out? My hair had been falling out a lot lately and i've been under a lot of stress. Could they be connected?
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