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Does Your Hair Fall Out With Rituxan
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
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
Possible telogen effluvium? Thinning hair; grows out about 6in and then falls out with a white bulb on the root. How can I stop/treat this issue?
Telogen shedding: Telogen Effluvium means shedding. However, it does not identify the cause. A comprehensive hair loss consultation with a full-time specialist who is ABHRS American Board of Hair Restoration certified is recommended. This can be started today by email, skype, phone etc. Stress, nutrition, illness, surgery, genetics and more can all play a role in your hair growth cycles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DNA damage: Traditional chemotherapy like etoposide kills fast growing cells. Cancer cells are fast growing, so it attacks them. But, many other cells of our body are growing and dividing, like hair follicles and the linings from our mouth to our anus. Chemo kills these cells too; this explains hair loss, mouth sores, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. ...Read more
Is it true that stress can cause hair loss? Not in patches...I mean like running your fingers thru your your hair and about 30 strands falling out.
Is it normal for a child's hair to fall when pulling hair bands out or someone pulling their hair?
Hair falling : Of course if the hair band is tight or the hair is pulled by force, the hair can fall off. Try to avoid tight rubber hair bands & don't allow any one to pull her hair. Good luck. ...Read more
Hair follicles: By adversely affecting the hair follicles.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can pantoprazole show up in a hair follicle drug test? Also how long does arm pit hairs stay before falling out and grow new follicles? Thanks
Frm few months my hair bcum so thin..Gel or wax doesn't work to make spikes...Hair falls down! what to do?
See a doctor: You could have thyroid issues or something else. See your doctor and get checked. ...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
If hair falls out with a white bulb at the end that hair is broken hair or is it normal shedding my hair falls out with white bulb im worried?
See dermatologist: The best answer would come from seeing a dermatologist and having full evaluation. Would also check T4 and TSH (thyroid function). ...Read more
Yes, In area treated: Hair follicles are growing cells. When the hair is radiated the follicle cell stop growing and the hair shaft falls out. Same thing with some chemotherapy drugs. Chemo goes all over so if that type of chemo affects hair then all your hair everywhere falls out. In radiation its the hair that is in the area treated. So for breast cancer for example the arm pit hair on that side will fall out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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