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My hair are turning grey, thin and have hair fall. What to do? I am Asian 26 years female. Chicken, bread, wheat, rice, egg are in my daily diet. Help

My hair are turning grey, thin and have hair fall. What to do? I am Asian 26 years female. Chicken, bread, wheat, rice, egg are in my daily diet. Help

See below: Weight loss, low iron levels, poor diet and stress, along with thyroid and hormonal imbalances, can all cause hair to fall out or thin dramatically. If your mother had similar problem when young the loss may be genetic. Your diet seems limited. Have your iron levels checked.
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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 been eating raw eggs and was on doxycycline for about 2 years once a day. Suddenly I started having hair fall a lot. My hair hurts a lot.

I have been eating raw eggs and was on doxycycline for about 2 years once a day. Suddenly I started having hair fall a lot. My hair hurts a lot.

Doctor should check: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Why is stress cause of hair fall?

Why is stress cause of hair fall?

Hair loss: Stress can affect the body in different ways - hair loss is only one.

Many things can cause hair loss in addition to stress - hormonal changes, poor nutrition, chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Will loosing weight cause hair fall?

Will loosing weight cause hair fall?

Sometimes: Usually this is an athletic, anorexic woman who stops having menstrual periods. ...Read more

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Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

No.: Masturbation would not cause hair loss in men or women. Alopecia has several potential causes including malnutrition/vitamin deficiencies, infection of the skin/hair follicles, autoimmune disease, mechanical factors (constantly pulling at hair for example), hormone changes, high emotional or physical stress and severe illness (eg end stage liver or kidney disease) ...Read more

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Is having dandruff a very possible cause of my hair fall?

Is having dandruff a very possible cause of my hair fall?

Dandruff: Though some dandruff is not uncommon but lots of dandruff can cause hair loss talk to your primary care if otc shampoos do not work he can prescribe some medicated shampoos such as kenalog (triamcinolone). ...Read more

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Can sebbhoric dermatitis cause sudden severe diffuse hair fall?

Can sebbhoric dermatitis cause sudden severe diffuse hair fall?

No: Independent disorders. Ask your dad when he started losing his hair. Most of this is under genetic control. ...Read more

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What are some of the causes of hair fall[ since last 4 years] in females, I am 38, ve no menopause symptoms, ve good diet & am in good health?

What are some of the causes of hair fall[ since last 4 years] in females, I am 38, ve no menopause symptoms, ve good diet & am in good health?

Some common causes.: I will just mention a few common causes of hair loss. Stress, hair color, hair treatments such as perms and other harsh chemicals often used for hair styling. Often times thinning of the hair runs in families. You should also consider checking your thyroid and any other medications you are taking, since sometimes meds can cause hair loss also. Hope that was helpful. ...Read more

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My hair is thin and I suffering from hair fall, so may I know what actually is the problem for this on guess and cause for this? Thanks a lot

Many: There are many different causes for hair thinning. Basically anything that affects the body can affect the sensitive hair follicles. Male and age 27 may be a form or early male pattern baldness which can respond to a topical medication. But it also can mean anything from thyroid disease, to anemia and vitamin deficiency. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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My hair are falling from 3 to 4 years. Before I had very heavy hair but now very thin. I have so much discharge. Is that the cause for hair fall?

My hair are falling from 3 to 4 years. Before I had very heavy hair but now very thin. I have so much discharge. Is that the cause for hair fall?

Telogen Effluvium: You most likely have a telogen effluvium which is where the hair goes into a shedfing cycle. Causes of telogen effluvium include illness, major physical trauma, menopause, crash diets, severe psychological stress, major surgery (especially with general anesthesia), hypo- or hyperthyroidism, anemia's, acute and severe blood loss, heavy metal poisoning, we treat this condition with B12 shots monthly. ...Read more

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Can trychomycosis of scalp cause hair fall?

Yes: Axillae also? Black dots or nodules present? How was diagnosis arrived at? Treated? See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Running the fingers between the hair frquently causes hair fall?

Running the fingers between the hair frquently causes hair fall?

Hair loss: It would be unlikely that running you hands through your hair would cause hair lose. Since all hairs on your head go through a growth phase and a shedding phase it more likely that the hairs you find between your fingers is normal shedding ...Read more

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What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back after the disorder is resolved: over-brushing, hormonal imbalances, stress, chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders, infection, etc... A doctor can evaluate for these other causes of hair loss. Normal people may lose 50-100 hairs/day, which are replaced by "new" hairs. ...Read more

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When my hair is long, I find out that the tendency of my hair fall increases rather than having a short hair. Does long hair cause more hair fall?

When my hair is long, I find out that the tendency of my hair fall increases rather than having a short hair. Does long hair cause more hair fall?

Long hair: Long hair should not cause your hair to fall out. It seems to be in vogue for men and women.

I would start with a visit to a hair stylist - they can check things out, direct you, and likely sell you appropriate gels atc.

Expensive? - probably.
Worthwhile? - almost certainly. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Can lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Not usually: Hair loss in lupus is usually due to the discoid lesions on the scalp. Sudden, widespread hair loss with a normal-looking scalp is usually telogen effluvium and recovery is usual. ...Read more

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Can unbalanced ph of scalp causes hair fall?

Why do you ask?: Talk about "scalp pH" comes mostly from promoters of various cosmetics and "pop"/"miracle" remedies, and the usual word is "unbalanced" which is a meaningless term. I believe these are scams targeting people who know a little high-school chemistry. Please get your thyroid checked, and if loss is serious, get evaluated for telogen effluvium, malnutrition, alopecia areata, and general health. ...Read more

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Do hair fixer sprays cause hair fall or damage?

No: Hair fixer sprays well neither done with your hair nor cause it to fall out. ...Read more

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Can systemetic lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Can systemetic lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

A Hairy Problem: Yes. A lupus diagnosis often involves many physical changes, including hair loss, which is a common side effect of lupus & the medications used to treat it. Recent severe illness, a thyroid problem, certain nutritional deficiencies, your genetic makeup & other specific skin diseases of the scalp can also cause hair loss. It's important to work with your doctor to figure out how to minimize it. ...Read more

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Can sebopsoriasis cause mild scaling n greasiness nd severe hair fall?

SeboPsoriasis: Sebopsoriasis usually shows up as dry scaly areas on the scalp and occasionally in the eyebrows or around the nose or even in the ears. It is not typically associated with hair loss. ...Read more

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What causes hair fall I had hpv and lettz to remove cells can hpv cause hair fall?

No: HPV doesn't cause hair loss. Neither does LLETZ treatment of the cervix (more commonly called LEEP, for loop electrosurgical excision procedure). Any hair loss you may be experiencing has absolutely nothing to do with HPV or its treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hair fall in a 15 year old? I've never dyed, straightened, etc. My hair was great 3 years ago

What are the causes of hair fall in a 15 year old? I've never dyed, straightened, etc. My hair was great 3 years ago

Hair loss: A number of issues can cause hair loss. It depends on where and how much. Stress, vitamin deficiency, hair pulling, thyroid disease are a few things. Evaluation by dermatologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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What s the best treatment for hair fall? I m taking regaine for men since 1year but still it s making my hair dry and causes falling.

What s the best treatment for hair fall? I m taking regaine for men since 1year but still it s making my hair dry and causes falling.

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Does typhoid causes hair fall?

Does typhoid causes hair fall?

Maybe: Any acute illness can cause loss of hair, which starts 3 months after an acute illness and may recover a few months later. ...Read more

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Can mild inflamation of scalp cause hair fall?

Yes: Any inflammation, infection...bacterial/fungus, vitamin and protein deficiency, hormonal changes cause hair loss. Chemicals...impurities in hair products also do it. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause sudden diffuse hair fall?

Can pcos cause sudden diffuse hair fall?

Not sudden: PCOS can definitely be linked to hair loss but it is usually chronic and slow. If you had sudden hair loss then it could be from something else. A dermatologist is probably the best doctor to see for this. Have your thyroid checked too ...Read more

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What is best treatment for hair fall? Use of genesis causes decreased erection etc problems?

What is best treatment for hair fall? Use of genesis causes decreased erection etc problems?

Overall fitness: You're free to try topical minoxidil or ask about surgery. The real he-men take no treatment, shave their heads, double their gym workouts, and embrace their masculinity and genetics. 95% of good looks for a guy is fitness, and since you're already a powerful lover, perhaps you can decide that this is the right choice for you as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause a 7 yr old to have significant amounts of hair fall out every time it is brushed?

What could cause a 7 yr old to have significant amounts of hair fall out every time it is brushed?

Many things: Thanks for your question, many things including nutritional defiencies, hair products, health conditions like thyroid disease, and genetics could be contributing to hair loss. Please see your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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Can iron pills make hair and eyebrows grow? Cause I think I have low iron. And my eyebrows and hair fall out. .

Can iron pills make hair and eyebrows grow? Cause I think I have low iron. And my eyebrows and hair fall out. .

See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hair fall and how can I prevent and overcome it? I don't feel itchy but my hair just keep on falling.

What is the cause of hair fall and how can I prevent and overcome it? I don't feel itchy but my hair just keep on falling.

Determine the cause: See your pmd and try to determine the cause at least by doing blood work as anemia and thyroid dysfunctions are among the most common causes. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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