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I'm 31 and saw a couple of grey eyelashes. I know that eyelashes don't start going grey until 70's. Is this a serious concern. Should I see a doctor?
Graying: Although Graying of lashes,brows,and all other hair usually occur with aging, it certainly can occur at a earlier age.You should not be concerned. ...Read more
My lower eyelashes have started to go grey. Is this a sign of something sinister or just aging? I'm 41. Thanks
Aging: Sad but true. It affects all of us ...Read more
My eyelashes are suddenly turning blonde, not grey. I'm in my mid 50's. What could cause this to occur?
E-l's turning blonde: It could be some chemical reaction,... have you applied any face pack or chemicals? Vitiligo is a condition that can cause skin (and hair) de-pigmentation, which could theoretically affect the eye lashes, although rare. See the Ophthalmologist for an exam, best wishes. ...Read more
My 14 year old has one white eyelash and 1 white eyebrow hair - same eye. Both grow longer than the normal hairs. Should we be concerned?
Usually OK: An occasional grey or white hair in a young person is usually not a problem. Conditions that can lead to premature gray/white hairs include genetic disposition, vitamin B12 deficiency, thyroid problems, and other rare disorders that usually have other symptoms (vitiligo, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Waardenburg syndrome,...). Your doctor may want to screen for B12 & thyroid levels, CBC. ...Read more
Likely PFMs: How old are they? Is the color mostly at the gums? Pfm's are porcelain fused to metal crowns so there is a layer of metal under the pocelain that can transmit light through the porcelain where it is thin. If this is the case then you could have them replaced with metal free crowns for esthetics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. I was texting an i felt my vision started to get white and the letters on the phone gray. But no other symptoms. Anything I should worry about?
Likely not: A whiteout is the result of transient loss of blood pressure. It commonly accompanies fainting. For whatever reason your BP dropped briefly. This can even occur when standing up quickly after having sat for some time. In this case the bodies reflexes to maintain normal blood pressure to the brain were a bit sluggish. The visual center is more susceptible than other parts of the brain to low BP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dark patch of gray on my back its been there for months and most days it inches what could it be?
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
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