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Does Hair Gel Make Your Hair Fall Out
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
Any kind of: trauma (heat, chemical, physical) can damage hair protein and make it break off, which you would think is "falling out". Be as gentle with your hair as possible. See a dermatologist if you have concerns. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
Does wearing gel on your hair make you bald quicker as you age? What causes hair loss or grey hair?
More genetics : Most hair loss is genetic, from your parents. There are a few types of hair loss that may be caused by what you do. Certain medications you take can cause hair loss. In addition, certain hair styles that pull on the hair (corn rows, tight pony tails, etc) can cause hair loss. Too much hair manipulation too much brushing or hot hair blowing or curling irons & hair straightening not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vehicle: Unfortunately, the medication has to be dissolved in a vehicle that can penetrate the scalp and act on the hair follicle. The original vehicle contains propylene glycol, ethyl alcohol, and water. The new foam rogaine (minoxidil) is supposed to dissolve more rapidly and leave less residue, but neither formulation are particularly good for styling hair. ...Read more
Can i put hair oil or wax to styling hair while using minoxidil? my hair become dry after put the minoxidil and very easy to fall when i styling hair.
Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isnt keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?
Keratin Treatment: One of the biggest concerns and cons of using keratin treatments is the risk of one’s health. The department of labor issued a hazard alert for keratin treatments, stating the dangers of the formaldehyde. While keratin treatments have yet to be banned, the danger associated with being around the chemicals used in the treatment poses health concerns for both the stylist and you! ...Read more
Hair grows slower.: That's a tough question. The answer is that your hair is just growing slower. Hair has 3 phases of growth. It grows, then it stops growing and then a new hair grows in and the old hair falls out. That is why you always have some short hairs. With low thyroid, the hair will fall out but the new hair takes longer to grow in or doesn't grow. So the overall effect is thinning hair. ...Read more
Hair loss from telogen effluvium. Stopped washing it cuz i hate seeing it fall out. Does not washing hair cause any fungus? It does feel softer
What is a good shampoo or product to stop hair fall and help hair regrow? i start to see my hair falling off. i also have some dandruff.
There are: no shampoos that will stop hair loss or regrow hair except for Rogaine, (minoxidil) but at your age you need to see a good dermatologist for an evaluation of your scalp and your pcp for a general medical evaluation to determine the cause. The less trauma (heat, chemicals, etc) to your hair the better for now. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
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
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