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Is hair follicle miniaturization from high androgen birth control reversible if I switch to a lower androgen pill? No shedding just thinner strands

Is hair follicle miniaturization from high androgen birth control reversible if I switch to a lower androgen pill? No shedding just thinner strands

Ask your doctor...: Why did you start taking high-androgen birth control? For real birth control or acne? For whatever, always ask your prescribing doctor for possible adjusting drug dose; in fact, s/he should know more about you individual conditions than anyone online. Online sporadic opinion may further confusion leading more unwanted anxiety and fear. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can miniaturization of hairs Happen with telogen effluvium?

Can miniaturization of hairs Happen with telogen effluvium?

Growing hairs?: With telogen effluvium, the spots you develop can be without hair for several months. When the hairs start to grow again, they will of course be very short, but they will regrow to normal length eventually. This growth can take many months however, so patience is needed. Hair grows very slowly, unfortunately. ...Read more

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My hair has thinned out over the last year with miniaturization on hairline starting with thinning sideburns.(22, male)?(lost 9 kgs last year+stress

My hair has thinned out over the last year with miniaturization on hairline starting with thinning sideburns.(22, male)?(lost 9 kgs last year+stress

Hair thinning: Alopecia is most likely a familial trait in men, but it could be associated with a thyroid condition or a stress response with such dramatic weight loss. Usually would be reversible with normalization of your weight and overall health. Expect hair regrowth to slowly occur over many months. ...Read more

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How does hair grow?

Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more

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How do i regain my hair?

How was it lost?: You need to help us out with more details. Perhaps a formal consult? ...Read more

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What causes hair to shed?

What causes hair to shed?

Stress is number one: Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day ... Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes. ...Read more

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I want my hair long back?

I want my hair long back?

Stay healthy: The best way to grow hair naturally is to stay healthy: regular exercises and eating a well-balanced diet to provide your body with the necessary nutrients for it support growth and repair. If u recently had a baby or went off the pills, hair loss can occur, but will get them back. Stimulate/massage your scalp regularly to keep a good blood supply. There isn't much else you can do. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do i grow longer hair?

How do i grow longer hair?

Eat healthy: Exercise, treat dandruff if present, avoid toxic hair sprays or harsh shampoo or conditioners. If hair loss is present see your provider for evaluation and management ...Read more

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