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Hi, my hair keeps getting thinner. Which viruses is this.

Hi, my hair keeps getting thinner. Which viruses is this.

Hair loss: Hair loss could be due to alot of issues, not just a virus.
Some of those could be stress, medications, dietary changes, hormonal changes. If this is recent, go to your doctor and have them check out thyroid. ...Read more

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My hairs are getting thinner, how to make them stronger naturally?

My hairs are getting thinner, how to make them stronger naturally?

See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My hair is getting thinner, I want to ask for good hair oil for hair?

Oil won't help: Hair is just dead protein, and oil just coats the hair, making you think it's bigger. Only genetics and good nutrition will help. The less you do to your hair the better. Don't believe everything you see on tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Hi, dr my hair is getting thinner day by day and how can prevent my naval nerve from misplacing very often.

Hi, dr my hair is getting thinner day by day and how can prevent my naval nerve from misplacing very often.

ALOPECIA: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. ...Read more

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My hairs are getting thinner & scalp is oily recommend me how to make them healthy strong bulky & diet please rply soon?

My hairs are getting thinner & scalp is oily recommend me how to make them healthy strong bulky & diet please rply soon?

Hair issues: If you had good hair b4, u should seek medical attention. At ur age u should nto have thinning hair unless u have deficiency o f vitamins or protein or u have thyroid or otehr problems. But until u see ur doc. U should have atleast 3 servings of dairy a day, take over the counter biotin 500 mg and avoid sugars in ur diet. ...Read more

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I'm 27yr old male. I noticed since last 6months I have been loosing lot of hair. My hairs are getting thinner, itchy scalp, and break very easily.

I'm 27yr old male. I noticed since last 6months I have been loosing lot of hair. My hairs are getting thinner, itchy scalp, and break very easily.

Fungus?: Key here is itchy scalp. Makes me think fungal- something called tinea capitis. Hair thinning overall or in distinct patches? Another thought would be underactive thyroid- while more common in females do see in men and thin, breakable hair is one of many symptoms associated with this. A few blood tests should tease it out- then a trial with a medicated shampoo if bloodwork normal. ...Read more

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I'm an 18 year old girl who waxes her underarms often. At first, my hair kept getting thinner and thinner and I was very satisfied. I wouldn't do it more than once a month. Since last month, my right underarm has been growing a lot of hair. Is this normal

I'm an 18 year old girl who waxes her underarms often. At first, my hair kept getting thinner and thinner and I was very satisfied. I wouldn't do it more than once a month. Since last month, my right underarm has been growing a lot of hair. Is this normal

Hair growth: Hair growth (thickness and speed) and hair density are completely independent of waxing. There is nothing you can do to speed it up or slow it down - other than to mess with your hormones in a major way. (Spironolactone and minoxidil included...) Your extra hair growth is not really "extra" it is just returning to what it was before. Take a picture and compare. ...Read more

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My hair is getting thinner. I think it's genetic coz my father had it too. Is there a way to prevent this further? Any proven hair growth enhancer?

My hair is getting thinner. I think it's genetic coz my father had it too. Is there a way to prevent this further? Any proven hair growth enhancer?

Maybe.: Baldness is usually passed through the maternal side. First, get checked to be sure that there is no other cause for hair loss. Also, eating a diet high in animal products with hormones added to feed has been shown to cause premature aging and male-pattern hair loss and early puberty in both sexes. See a doc, less meat (and if you do eat meat: none with added hormones or antibiotics, please). ...Read more

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Curly hair is getting thinner, falling a whole lot more than usual, oily scalp no matter what shampoo I use. Could it be antidepressant side effect or?

Curly hair is getting thinner, falling a whole lot more than usual, oily scalp no matter what shampoo I use. Could it be antidepressant side effect or?

Not typical: While the list of side effects from anti-depressants is long enough, hair problems is not a frequently reported. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland) comes to mind as a potential cause of this. A good Dermatologist should be able to help you sort this out; I recommend you make an appointment. ...Read more

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Dx w/ pcos 11yrs. Ago, on B.C. for cycles&Metformin&Adderrall for ADHD. Can't loose weight, hair is getting thinner&thinner, losing eyebrows. HELP!!

Dx w/ pcos 11yrs. Ago, on B.C. for cycles&Metformin&Adderrall for ADHD. Can't loose weight, hair is getting thinner&thinner, losing eyebrows. HELP!!

? thyroid problem: Rather than just PCOS, kindly check with your doctor for evaluation, possible blood work, and may be referral to an endocrinologist, best wishes ...Read more

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My hairs are getting thinner CBC n thyroid test is absolutely ok doc told me to do exrcse n have high protein diet can it will cure my hair problm?

My hairs are getting thinner CBC n thyroid test is absolutely ok doc told me to do exrcse n have high protein diet can it will cure my hair problm?

Hair thinning: There are many other causes of hair thinning other than anemia and thyroid problems. Others include autoimmune diseases, polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos), and skin conditions such as psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis. Deficiencies of the Amino Acid lysine, copper, and zinc. Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin d, are also important. Taking biotin may help too. ...Read more

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What diet I prefer to have strong n healthy hairs. My scalp is oily is it ok to have oily scalp or it is one of the reason of getting my hairs thinner?

What diet I prefer to have strong n healthy hairs. My scalp is oily is it ok to have oily scalp or it is one of the reason of getting my hairs thinner?

Prtein, Vitamin: Maintain a high protein and good vitamin (b) supplement. Hormones (thyroid) have a big role after diet. Pregnancy, lactation also. Heredity will supersede all. Consult pmd. ...Read more

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16 year old, iam facing problems in my body, iam very thin I cant get weight, one side in my hair is thinner than other side, any influenza affect me bad?

16 year old, iam facing problems in my body, iam very thin I cant get weight, one side in my hair is thinner than other side, any influenza affect me bad?

Weight: If you're eating enough daily calories (2000 or over) and can't gain weight you are either burning off lots of calories by exercise or you have medical problems such as overactive thyroid, diabetes, tapeworm, malabsorption or malignancy. Get a medical checkup with your physician, who William order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have thick hair and am a 20 year old male. I wear a hat all day everyday and my hair is now looking thinner. Stop wearing hat will it get thick agai?

I have thick hair and am a 20 year old male. I wear a hat all day everyday and my hair is now looking thinner. Stop wearing hat will it get thick agai?

Hat head: Shower and shampoo after removing your hat and you are likely to see your full head of hair restored. Many people, my husband included, refuse to wear hats because they squash their luxuriant tresses. ...Read more

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I started losing my hair about 2 years ago. I'm 19. I'm on my 4th bald patch now. They get thinner not just fall out. But there all around my hair line.

I started losing my hair about 2 years ago. I'm 19. I'm on my 4th bald patch now. They get thinner not just fall out. But there all around my hair line.

All Hairs Falls Out: Each hair follicle grows hair shaft for a time & once stops, the hair shaft falls out. The growth rate combined with the cycle time is what determines max hair length in any area. Hair follicle performance is powerfully dependent on local capillary blood flow (determined by arteriole size, constantly being adjusted by brain+local tissue signals), hormonal signals (also brain/subconscious), etc. ...Read more

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Hi I've been on and off Nexium (esomeprazole) for two months and I've realized my hair is thinner. I want to get off ppi's but I don't want heartburn. What do I do?

May not be due to Rx: Less than 1% of people reporting side effects on Nexium (esomeprazole) report hair loss. 98% of those reporting hair loss were age 30 or older. So if you are under age 30 the likelihood of hair loss from Nexium (esomeprazole) is approximately 1 in 5000. The odds of hair loss from Zantac very slightly less. So it's highly unlikely, though not impossible, that Nexium (esomeprazole) is responsible depending on your age> http://bit. Ly/1EPA3X1 ...Read more

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Does testorone affect ALL facial hair including eyebrows? If a man lost his testicles would his eyebrows get thinner or is that seperate from beard?

Does testorone affect ALL facial hair including eyebrows? If a man lost his testicles would his eyebrows get thinner or is that seperate from beard?

Testosterone.: If you are 21 years old and lost your testes you MUST see your doctor about this. The issue with facial hair takes second place and it should return once your testosterone levels are OK. ...Read more

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I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours

I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours

Yes: Most likely to suffered a concussion, which would give you a headache + potential nausea/ vomiting, vision problems, dizziness, etc. It is not very likely, but you can, potentially, have a subdural hematoma given the blood thinners. It is safer for you to have a head CT to be sure ...Read more

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Sir, I have a problem that my hair is becoming thinner day by day?

Sir, I have a problem that my hair is becoming thinner day by day?

Thinning hair: May be male pattern baldness. Consider checking TSH and taking multivitamins (especially B) and good healthy diet.. Stress can also effect hair loss. Would discuss with doctor and discuss use of Nzoral or rogaine (minoxidil) ...Read more

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What is a normal amount of hair for a 21 y fm to lose? I seem to be losing more hair than usual and my hair seems to be thinner than normal?

What is a normal amount of hair for a 21 y fm to lose? I seem to be losing more hair than usual and my hair seems to be thinner than normal?

Normal hair loss: The normal person loses about 100 hairs/day. It is of concern if you find hair on your pillow in the morning; hair comes out in clumps; hair clogs the shower drain; or your hair brush is "full" after brushing. Maxalt (rizatriptan) may be related to hair loss. ...Read more

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What's the difference between telogen effluivium V. S dehydrotestesterone? Which do I have? I have new hairs growing but it is thinner than original

What's the difference between telogen effluivium V. S dehydrotestesterone? Which do I have? I have new hairs growing but it is thinner than original

Not alternatives: The question you make does not make sense.
Are you asking the difference between telogen effluvium and male pattern baldness?
The former does not result in long term thinning of the hair, you will just notice a lot of hair in the brush or shower for a while but then this will stop and hair will look normal. With the latter you will have thinning hair, especially on top, like a balding man : ( ...Read more

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My hairs are growing white and getting thinner, what can I do to avoid this and measures to blacked them back?

My hairs are growing white and getting thinner, what can I do to avoid this and measures to blacked them back?

See dermatologist: Many people experience hair turning white at an early age. Many preparations to take care of this & can be discussed with an experienced hair dresser or pharmacist. Thinning hair is more of a problem & could be hormonal. Your family dr or dermatologist would be good place to start looking into this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would waxed hair always stay thinner than non waxed hair?

Hi docs, would waxed hair always stay thinner than non waxed hair?

Hair: Hi, I don't think waxing would have any effect on the thickness of the hair, the thickness of the hair is due to genetic and in some area due to hormones. ...Read more

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My 12 year old sons hair has become very limp and appears to be getting thinner wot could this be please?

My 12 year old sons hair has become very limp and appears to be getting thinner wot could this be please?

A couple of things: It would be important to have a general check up to assess for growth and nutrition. The first thing that comes to mind is poor nutrition, and low thyroid. He should see his pcp for a check up. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can make a hair grow back thinner? It is thick now, is there something to make it thin

Is there anything that can make a hair grow back thinner? It is thick now, is there something to make it thin

Tincture of time: You are very lucky to have a full thick head of hair....Give it enough time and it will become thin and sparse.. ...Read more

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I have been shedding a lot of hair lately and my hair is a little bit thinner than normal. Could it be stress or the time of year?

I have been shedding a lot of hair lately and my hair is a little bit thinner than normal. Could it be stress or the time of year?

Soory to hear this.: This needs to be evaluate further.... Many hormonal problems... Can be at the center of this. Thyroid is only 1. Call your doctor or endocrinologist... They will be able to narrow the list. ...Read more

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Sir I'm aboy of 18. my hairs are going thinner. Hair fall occurs so how to reduce hairfall?

Diet: High protein diet, Biotin, avoiding harsh chemicals to scalp. Getting a general check up, basic medical work up to identify contributing factors. ...Read more

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How can I make my pubic hair thinner?

How can I make my pubic hair thinner?

You cannot.: Pubic hair is genetically programmed to be quite coarse. Conditioners cannot change the nature of the hairs, especially if trimmed. Thinning scissors are used by hair dressers & may help soften the overall texture. Waxing will allow regrowth with tapered ends; less coarse than clipped or shaved hairs. Otherwise, complete hair removal & shaving are the only way to really eliminate the problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are eyelashes thinner/the same/or thicker as the hair on our head?

Can you tell me, are eyelashes thinner/the same/or thicker as the hair on our head?

Lash diameter: The lash diameter may be slightly thinner, however, the location of the scalp hair varies. When we do lash grafts we look for the different locations to most closely match the desired lash size. ...Read more

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I am a teen & I recently have noticed some of my hair in the front center of my hairline getting thinner and there being less hair. Should I be worried?

I am a teen & I recently have noticed some of my hair in the front center of my hairline getting thinner and there being less hair. Should I be worried?

Family trait?: Balding happens at all ages but most frequently in the 20's and 30's; in some families it's obvious, but yours may skip generations. I wouldn't worry yet ...Read more

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