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I have hair falling out for the past two years. It is broken hairs, short and curly, with the white bulbs on ends.Now look like boy.What is the problem?

I have hair falling out for the past two years. It is broken hairs, short and curly, with the white bulbs on ends.Now look like boy.What is the problem?

Different ones: We'd definitely need more information to begin with to be able to tell what might be going on, but more so a good look at your hair is needed to arrive to a more or less correct diagnosis. Common issues are fungus, thyroid disorder, mineral and vitamin deficiency, hormonal imbalance, and autoimmune disorders. Certain medications may be the culprit as well. Chemicals such as shampoo, sprays! ...Read more

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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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How stop hair falling?

How stop hair falling?

Medical Reason?: The best answer would be to explore if there is a medical reason why this is happening to your (e.g. thyroid disorder). Talk to your regular doctor, if they cannot find an answer, then talking to a dermatologist is always appropriate as well. ...Read more

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Is hair falling normal?

Is hair falling normal?

Hair loss: hair loss is a complicated issue. If it's stress related look back six months to some event in your life which may have occurred. It can also be seasonal with the change of weather when it gets very hot or very cold you may notice more hair loss. It may also be hormonal. Testosterone converting to DHT which is toxic to hear follicles. ...Read more

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Hair falling for solutions?

Alopecia: This is difficult to answer, there are many causes of hair loss, many of these are self limited and will resolve with time. If the hair loss is in patches it could be due to fungal infection. Other causes may include thyroid problems. Male pattern baldness is normal phenomenon for many men. You need to be evaluated by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out ?

Why is my hair falling out ?

Many reasons. : Thryoid problems can cause hair loss. Nutritional deficiencies--biotin, magnesium, zinc- can also cause hair loss. Is it in one area or all over? If it is falling out in patches, you need to see a dermatologist. Finally stress--physiologic- such as an illness, surgery, pregancy , can cause hair loss about 6 months later. See your doctor. It can be a sign of another systemic illness. ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out a lot?

Why is my hair falling out a lot?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out at 18?

Why is my hair falling out at 18?

Unusual!: You need a proper evaluation for hair loss- blood work, possibly a biopsy. Get to a dermatologist or start with your primary. Make sure that your liver, kidneys, and thyroid are ok- also make sure that you're not anemic! ...Read more

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How do I stop my hair falling out?

How do I stop my hair falling out?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants...) Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium... ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out so much?

Why is my hair falling out so much?

Telogen Effluvium: 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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Hair falling suddenly at 18 years.?

Hair falling suddenly at 18 years.?

Hairloss at age 18: Do you take any medications?
Are you a male or a female?
If you are a female have you ever been, or are you pregnant?
Where is the hairloss exactly? Which parts of the scalp?
Any new hair cosmetics, shampoos, consitioners? ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out? I'm only 28.

Why is my hair falling out?  I'm only 28.

Telogen Effluvium: 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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What can I do to address my hair falling out?

What can I do to address my hair falling out?

See a doc: Hair goes through active growth and resting phases and hair loss can be natural. Some medical conditions can cause abnormal hair loss such as iron deficiency, thyroid disease, excess male hormones, autoimmune diseases, etc. See your doctor to make sure the hair loss is not caused by any of the above. ...Read more

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My hair falling out in the shower, what to do?

There are many: possible causes, which your doctor or even a dermatologist can investigate for you. ...Read more

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How can we stop hair falling? Tell me solution

Why falling out: Hair loss can occur for a lot of different reasons. There's a hair growth snd hair resting stage, and some people will notice this. There are certain medical conditions in which hairr loss can occur as well. Your best approach is to ask your physician or see a dermatologist. Sometimes biotin is advise what you can get over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Hair falling about me how i control this condition?

Hair falling about me how i control this condition?

Many causes: There are many kinds of hair loss, with many causes, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan. Your dermatologist can help you with this. Most "natural" hair loss treatments are a waste of money - so get professional help for this. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i stop my hair falling out?

See your doctor: Depending if you're male or female, there are numerous causes of hair loss. Minoxidil is an over the counter remedy that is believed to work by increasing blood flow to hair follicles. Biotin deficiency is easily corrected by taking at least 3000 micrograms of biotin per day. It also helps to control any dandruff or itching in the scalp. Dramatic hair loss may be a sign of a medical problem. ...Read more

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My friend 34 yr old he suffer hair falling since 5 yr?

Could be genetics,: Vitamin deficiency, thyroid condition, environmental exposure to toxins etc. Let your friend see a primary care dr and/or dermatologist for work-up! ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out by the handful in the shower?

Why is my hair falling out by the handful in the shower?

Hair loss: Don't know your gender or your medical history. Genetics can play a role in hair loss. It may be seen as a side effect of a nubmer of medications & medical conditions and can be affected by changes in hormones. Your dermatologist can do a thorough assessment to determine the cause of excessive hair loss. However, the etiology is not always determined. ...Read more

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My hair falling and major dandruuff need help, what to do?

Dandruff: The quickest way to get help and advice would be to see a hair stylist. She/he may be able to help a great deal. If they can't they (and I) would strongly recommend a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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I have a problem of hair falling how can i grow up new hair?

I have a problem of hair falling how can i grow up new hair?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants,...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Hi..Am suffering with hair falling problem. What should I do?

Hi..Am suffering with hair falling problem. What should I do?

See details: If you are a male it may be genetic. Try rogaine (minoxidil) but discuss the issue with your doctor first. If you are a female, speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are so many women having a hair falling out problem these days?

Why are so many women having a hair falling out  problem these days?

Lots of reasons: In most cases hair loss is related to hormone imbalances. These hormone imbalances can be female hormones or metabolic hormones like thyroid. The question is are there other symptoms in addition to hair loss. ...Read more

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My hair falling out and become light and still aged 18 , what to do?

My hair falling out and become light and still aged 18 , what to do?

See your doctor: Could be a number of things from vitamin or protein deficiency which is usually a diet issue or thyroid disease, disease or the scalp, stress, medications, alopecia etc. Your doctor can take history and examine you to try and figure out most likely cause. ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out? I find it everywhere all around the house

Many reasons: There can be many reasons for hair loss including thyroid disease, low iron stores (ferritin levels), significant weight loss, hormonal problems or stress. You should be a value weighted by an endocrinologist and or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Lots of hair falling off my head. Noother medical problems. Female. Lady.

Med evaluation: There can be many possible reasons for hair loss. The treatment depends on what the cause is. Encourage you to see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if my hair falling by a natural rate or it's falling more than it should be ?

Hair loss: Losing up to 100 hairs/day is fairly normal. They are gradually replaced. If your hair is thinning or you are losing more than that, it could be a problem. There are many, many causes and only a few are treatable. The most common treatable ones are low iron and low thyroid. These can be identified by routine blood tests. See your doctor if you think your loss is excessive. ...Read more