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Does Hair Fall Out More In Summer
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
You are normal: Every day hundreds of hair follicles fall out and new hairs grow back. If you are young and hairs don't grow back then see your doctor. As you age less and less hairs will grow back...this is part of the aging process and genetically determined...blame your mother's father for your hair line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hair fall for almost 5yrs, but b4 it was ok and stopped for almost 3yrs, now it came back and hair fall's more than 10 strands. Why is dat?
see below: You can have as much as 100 strands of hair per day, but rate of hair growtj should match this. If you notice that this is not the case, then you may need to see your dr. Medical problems such as iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, elevated vitamin a , male pattern baldness , etc should be ruled out. Take care. ...Read more
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
Sir am 20 yr gal.My hair fall...Oh my god i couldn't describe. My hair s so silky and soft.Bt my hair s falling more.Plz help me sir.Thanku...
See a dermatologist: There are a variety of disorders and meds which can cause this. When you go, bring all pills, birth control, vitamins, herbs that you may have used. Be prepared to know about your menst. Periods. Any fevers or surgery, or injuries in last 6 months? Any weight change? Any change in breasts? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Separate problems.: The real name for "dandruff" is seborrheic dermatitis. Effective otc shampoos all contain either tar, salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, or a combination of them, so look for those ingredients. Dandruff does not cause hair loss, so that is a separate issue, with many possible causes. Your dermatologist will have to run some tests to determine the cause. ...Read more
Hello dr, want my hairs more thick more shiny and more long and dandruff free, what shampoo you prefer I am using von and sunsilk hair fall solution.
Facing pattern hair lost and lost more than 40% hairs in 6 months.Started minoxidil 5% and hair fall has increased. Is it a good sign? 24yrs male
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