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Dry Skin And Severe Hair Loss What Causes It Even In Spring
Seborrhea: If this is your scalp we are talking about, you have two separate problems. Dryness of the scalp is called seborrheic dermatitis, which is controllable with medicated shampoos & lotions. Seborrhea does not cause hair loss, but lots of other things do. You will need to see a dermatologist and get a good exam & workup to determine the cause. ...Read more
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
My mustache used to grow very fast, and now it grows slow, "dry" lines across nails, dry skin on hands (never happened before), hair loss? Causes?
Taking levothyroxine, blood levels are normal. I have hair loss dry skin weight gain low energy n trouble with sleep. Why wont dosage be increased?
Hypothyroid tretment: Hypothyroid can be associated with symptoms which may not be caused by the low thyroid levels in that case when hormone levels are corrected and maintained for a while symptoms may persist overtreatment with medicine beyond physiological doses can have bad consequence like heart arrythmia osteoporosis and hence overtreatment is to be avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid removed level at .406 now on meds have a lot symptoms of low thyroid, hair loss and breakage dry skin constipated doc says fine y i feel bad?
F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?
No bowl movement in at least 2 wks, menstrual cycle stopped, hair loss, dizzy, dry skin & texture changed. Barely eat once a day, drink a lot reg soda?
Sore right hip/gland area, rash near vagina, rash on entire body, extreme hair loss, dry skin. Could these be related? What could be the problem?
See a DR!!!!!: May be serious. Probably related but need exam and much more information to arrive at diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
Easy bruising, hair loss, unintentional weight loss, dry skin, petechia, increased sweating, difficulty sleeping, low platelet count and taking ptu. ?
Could be due to PTU: The most common side effects are related to the skin and include rash, itching, hives, abnormal hair loss, and skin pigmentation. A decrease of white blood cells in the blood (agranulocytosis) may occur. Symptoms and signs of agranulocytosis include infectious lesions of the throat, the gastrointestinal tract, and skin with an overall feeling of illness and fever. This all could be due to ptu. ...Read more
I have a bad itchy dry scalp with patches of dry skin when i scratch it bleeds i'm losing hair is this scalp psoriasis?
Sounds like it: But it could be infection or a skin manifestation of systemic disease. Go and see a dermatologist before you lose any more hair. ...Read more
Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more
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