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What can cause hair to fall out?

What can cause hair to fall out?

Few common ones: Severe and prolonged illness, chemo, medication/withdrawal of such (i.E ocps), and following pregnancy are few common examples of causes of hair loss(falling-out). These will grow back in time. U lose about 150 hair per day, but those with longer hair and braid/tie their hair see fall-out more during showering because the fallen hair are still held in tie until release/shower/brushing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes your hair to fall out?

What causes your hair to fall out?

Check thyroid : For a woman in your age range i would check your thyroid blood test and ANA blood test. If those are normal other tests can be pursued. ...Read more

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I fall sick often and my hair is falling like anything?

I fall sick often and my hair is falling like anything?

Hair loss & illness: Thank you for your question. Hair loss (alopecia) may be caused by many things. There are numerous illnesses associated with hair loss. The hair follicles may be in resting phase (telogen effluvium) or it could be linked to another underlying condition. Having a thorough examination and evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be essential for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What common diseases can cause hair to fall out excessively?

What common diseases can cause hair to fall out excessively?

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. ...Read more

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Im losing my hair in very large quantity how to reduce fall?

Im losing my hair in very large quantity
how to reduce fall?

Alopecia: Its possible that your hypothyroid and that's causing it. Iron deficiency and Lupus are several other causes besides the male pattern hereditary hair loss that everyone knows about. If the latter is the case..topical Minoxidil works well and is the safest. Several medications designed for prostate issues (finasteride & dutasteride) do slow the process but you need a doctor involved. ...Read more

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Is it normal for some hair on your head to fall out each day?

Is it normal for some hair on your head to fall out each day?

It's normal to have: A small amount of hair to fall off each day. If hair falls off excessively and more frequently, there could be an underlying medical condition causing it. Seek help. Best wishes! http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/jodi-sawyer-rn/why-my-hair-falling-out. http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/herbs-that-prevent-hair-loss/. ...Read more

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