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Doctor insights on: Hair Folical Infection

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Could scalp ringworm cause hair follicles to shrink and receding hairline?

Could scalp ringworm cause hair follicles to shrink and receding hairline?

Hair loss: infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc. ...Read more

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Does a pcos woman have a new scalp hair regrowth during pregnancy?how can pregnancy affect scalp hair?

Does a pcos woman have a new scalp hair regrowth during pregnancy?how can pregnancy affect scalp hair?

Pregnancy and hair : during pregnancy a higher percentage of your hair moves into the growth phase. After delivering a higher percentage goes into the sheading phase. This results in postpartum hair loss called telogen effluvium. This is not unique to PCOS patients ...Read more

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Could hair not growing indicate hair loss?

Could hair not growing indicate hair loss?

Potentially yes: If hair no longer grows where hair was previously present - this may well represent hair loss. ...Read more

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Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isnt keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?

Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isnt keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?

Keratin Treatment: One of the biggest concerns and cons of using keratin treatments is the risk of one’s health. The department of labor issued a hazard alert for keratin treatments, stating the dangers of the formaldehyde. While keratin treatments have yet to be banned, the danger associated with being around the chemicals used in the treatment poses health concerns for both the stylist and you! ...Read more

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Thin hair at age19.I will have hair transplant in a week.Is it possible for hair to fall/lose from donor area as i hav androgenic alopecia ?

Thin hair at age19.I will have hair transplant in a week.Is it possible for hair to fall/lose from donor area as i hav  androgenic alopecia ?

Possible: You might have some thinning and shedding from the donor are due to the procedure itself, but this should grow back over time. At age 19, it is very important that the donor area is well planned, as this area could thin out in the years to come. ...Read more

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Does Enliven ultra hold hair spray cause hair loss or hair damage ?

Does Enliven ultra hold hair spray cause hair loss or hair damage ?

Hairspray: Hairspray does not cause any loss or damage if you have properly used it ...Read more

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Chronic Scalp infection with hairfall & lymphoplamacytes infiltrate in subepithlial stroma. Which infection is it? Please tell?

Chronic Scalp infection with hairfall & lymphoplamacytes infiltrate in subepithlial stroma. Which infection is it? Please tell?

See a dermatologist: Do not assume an infection. There are various diagnoses, including but not exclusive to infections. An exam and possibly tests may illuminate the cause and thus lead to a cure. ...Read more

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I'm a woman shaving or waxing pubic hairs is it necessary?

I'm a woman shaving or waxing pubic hairs is it necessary?

No!: Pubic hair, like axillary hair, is a natural thing that you can certainly accept or not. Hair removal is often cultural, but always elective. You decide whether you want to trim or remove unwanted hair, wherever it is on your body. ...Read more

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Does taking hair loss pills restart the hair growth in the pubic area that has Brazilian ipl done?

Does taking hair loss pills restart the hair growth in the pubic area that has Brazilian ipl done?

Unlikely: Only hair follicles that are not destroyed will return. The IPL may put some follicles into the telogen (sleep) phase and growth may return several months after treatment but supplements are unlikely to cause re-growth of damaged follicular units ...Read more

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Can hair dye cause a yeast infection on the scalp?

Can hair dye cause a yeast infection on the scalp?

Hair Dye: Hair dye in some patients can cause an allergic reaction which then alters barrier function of the skin. Once the barrier function is altered there can be a secondary infection with yeast or bacteria. ...Read more

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Hypersensitive scalp, constant redness, dandruff, white beads on follicles, mild itch/burn, hair loss. Biopsy neg. for yeast and inflamm. Please help!

Hypersensitive scalp, constant redness, dandruff, white beads on follicles, mild itch/burn, hair loss. Biopsy neg. for yeast and inflamm. Please help!

Repeat biopsy: especially if no lymphocytic cells or neutrophilic cells are seen on the biopsy. Your symptoms signify inflammation, so it should have been reflected on the pathology report. Of course, using a dandruff heavy shampoo formula may be effective too, along with stopping any chemicals that you may be using to treat your hair style. ...Read more