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Hair Root Pain
It depends...: The 1st thing is to to rule out metabolic causes of the prob, most common is thyroid dz. If nl (or not) have your iron levels checked, even if you are not anemic as iron deficiency with or without anemia is a now well recognized cause of hair loss issues. If these are nl nutrition a common factor w/most of us treating this having our own "cocktails" & of B-vits, biotin, fish oil, protein, zinc.. ...Read more
What's the cause of my slacp having sores and my hair root truning black also having white boil like pimps when popped have a big hole it hurts see pic?
Possible infection: See a dermatologist and have the issue evaluated. There are several possible causes, including infection. ...Read more
How safe is hair/root touch up during preg? Which trimester is it advisable to do it? Or avoid it completely?
It is safe.
if you want to be extra careful avoid in first trimester. ...Read more
Does marijuana stay in the root of the hair follicle for 6 months, or does it get pushed out by the new hair growing in?
Long time: Thc is stored in fat cells which serve as a reservoir and release it slowly into the bloodstream and from there into hair follicles. For a long time user, the "reservoir" can be quite full and so may feed follicles at 6 mo and longer. The new hair growing out takes some follicle thc with it as new thc is being fed in. ...Read more
Seldom problem but:
Lack of blood flow to hair roots is seldom a problem; hair loss is usually genetic though certain nutrient deficiencies (biotin, zinc etc.) are occ. A factor.
One of the best nutrients to improve blood flow is Niacin (not niacinamide) which causes a flush due to vasodilation. Magnesium can help. Nattokinase, ginger, curcumin ; fish oil improve circulation by thinning blood. Scalp massage may help. ...Read more
On my scalp I get additional skin, when I scratch it gets removed but I think it affect hair root when I showed to doctor he say it may be seboserioss?
Yes.....: Watch for contaminated hair products.....including oil. Decrease the frequency of scalp oil use. Selsun sampoo may help. ...Read more
I have a 2 mm dark mole on my thigh on a hair root. I may have nicked it shaving but it had a tiny scab, I picked and it bled a lot. Should I worry?
First let it heal:
Then you can get a better picture of it. Remember ABCD. If it is asymmetric, with irregular borders, multiple colors, or a diameter greater than a pencil eraser, it needs to, be checked. If it is enlarging, or bleeding, or itchy, get it checked. And most of all, if you are worried, get it checked. Peace of mind is important too!
Good luck! ...Read more
Can kava kava extract, valerian root or st. Johns wort cause a false positive for benzos on a hair follicle test?
I have red bumps, very itchy, all over my legs. Mostly in the upper back and inner legs. Resemble as a irritation of the hair root. What can it be?
Folliculitis: Are these areas you have shaved? Sounds like it could be folliculits. ...Read more
A few small itchy red sores at root of hair follicle on testicles, slightly sore? Also have a small closed red sore under cuticle of thumb, related?
Rx Meds & Laser Tx's: To improve hair follicle function we typically recommend reducing hair loss risk factors (stress, diet, bad meds, illness) & add treatments like topical Formula 82M minox, LaserCap Laser Therapy, Vampire PRP Hair Growth, good nutritionals, etc. We track improvement w/ HairCam photos, scientific HairCheck trichometry to monitor improvements hair growth over time so we know what's working & where. ...Read more
Yes, don't use drugs: (duh, sorry). No, as even folks who attempt to evade test by shaving (as in everywhere and everything), still get nabbed for eyebrows / stubble / something, and the obvious attempt to "throw" the test is duly noted by the examiner, which depending on why being done can equate to a fail. Sorry, but sounds like you need to address your social situation and get treatment. ...Read more
This is just a curious question. Is it normal to have more than one hair strand in a hair follicle? Or is that now a condition to go get checked?
A normal variation:
Having more than one hair in a follicle is not a disease.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
?: Anecdotal reports around that attest to the validity of the macujo method. I don't know a nor can I attest or find any scientific validity it has. Why try to beat he system? The truth is better, or compliance with the rules of an employer willing to pay you. ...Read more
Ask away!: Not sure what you are asking. Hair follicles can be examined by doing a scalp biopsy. There is also a test called a "hair pull" or "trichogram" to help evaluate hair loss. A dermatologist may use either or both of these (or none) to help evaluate problems with the hair. If you have a specific question then perhaps you could submit it separately. ...Read more
Very: In comparison to a urinalysis drug test, cocaine, PCP, opiates, and methamphetamine have proven hair analysis far more effective than urine testing in identifying low-level drug use over an extended period of time since these are normally out of the bloodstream in within 3-7 days The detection of marijuana is currently less sensitive than the other drugs in identifying low level drug users, ...Read more
Yes it would: Yes, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine and would show up in drug testing. If you have a prescription for this drug you can simply show it when you go for your test. If you've been taking non-prescribed medication, you could face a different outcome. ...Read more
Avoid if possible:
At least one study says no. Note: hair always gets a little damaged when applying color, even if you're going back to your natural hue. Both permanent and semi-permanent dyes contain hydrogen peroxide, which chemically changes the color of the hair pigment.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/11982643. ...Read more