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Doctor insights on: Fleas On Human Hair

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What is human hair made of?

What is human hair made of?

Composition of hair: " 45.2 % carbon, 27.9% oxygen, 6.6% hydrogen, 15.1% nitrogen and 5.2a% sulphur" See: http://www.texascollaborative.org/hildasustaita/module%20files/topic3.htm ...Read more

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Wig that made from human hair take how long to biodegrade?

Wig that made from human hair take how long to biodegrade?

Varies: Many variables on the lifespan of a human hair wig: quality of construction, how often worn, proper maintenance, additives like hair color. Thus, one can last from few weeks to several years. ...Read more

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What does hydrogen peroxide do to human hair?

Typically very littl: The only thing is that it can lighten color treated hair if used regularly. Otherwise it basically acts as an antibacterial agent. ...Read more

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Could human hair be used instead of dental floss?

Could human hair be used instead of dental floss?

No, use dental floss: People have all sorts of excuses for not flossing their teeth. Floss often after you brush your teeth. ...Read more

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Can tapeworms exist on the human hair and scalp?

Can tapeworms exist on the human hair and scalp?

No: Tapeworms live in the intestines or they invade and form cysts in muscles or organs they do not live on the skin or scalp. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could human hair be used instead of dental floss?

Please tell me, could human hair be used instead of dental floss?

No, use dental floss: People have all sorts of excuses for not flossing their teeth. Floss often after you brush your teeth. ...Read more

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What endocrine glands affect human hair growth?

What endocrine glands affect human hair growth?

Adrenals.Thyroid: Adrenals which produce cortisol And Thyroid which produces Thyroxin And indirectly Anterior Pituetary which produces Adrenocorticotropic Hormone(ACTH) ...Read more

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What endocrine glands affect human hair growth?

What endocrine glands affect human hair growth?

Hair growth: There are many endocrine causes affecting hair growth - so many that it is hard to know where to start. If it is OK with you, I would go online and simply look for "endocrine glands and hair loss". Not every article will be the same but they will be close, particularly if you look for comments from University Medical Faculty. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i don't have any dental floss handy, can human hair be used instead?

Can you tell me if i don't have any dental floss handy, can human hair be used instead?

Use floss: There's a pharmacy less than 5 minutes from your home. And in this way you'll have floss to use on a daily basis to keep your teeth healthy. ...Read more

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Can pubic fleas go into hair on your head?

Can pubic fleas go into hair on your head?

Yes, it's possible: Public lice (crabs) have their favorite spots, and their less-favorite places. They prefer pubic hair, armpit hair, beards, moustaches, and eyebrows... over scalp hair. However, they can grab onto scalp and be found there. If the eggs are very white, and "bugs" are on the scalp, those are likely head lice. The treatment is the same type of medication (such as Nix). ...Read more

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Can a pubic flea get into anus and stay there? Inside of a body? Or it's only can be on outside on hairs?

Can a pubic flea get into anus and stay there? Inside of a body? Or it's only can be on outside on hairs?

Nope: This doesn't happen. Pubic lice (not "fleas") need to grasp a hair in order to feed and survive. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Do humans like animals shed more hair in Autumn?

No: Humans do not shed hair as some species of animals do. ...Read more