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Head Itches Hair Loss
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
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
See an MD: Sounds like alopecia. You should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: receding hairline) and thin hair.Doing Nail rubbing,experienced new hairs on bald patches but hair still fallin?
No, but if: it continues you should have your doctor evaluate it. ...Read more
Itching head /scalp, hair falling out in strands very easily, in shower on pillow, no ringworm signs can see scalp through my hair, balding?
Dermatologist: A dermatologist can evaluate the type of hair loss you're having. He/she may order some blood work including thyroid function tests. If no health issues are found, you may be dealing with genetic predisposition but I recommend that you then consult a hair stylist for advice about your hair care. ...Read more
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases. ...Read more
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more
Possibly: please consult a board certified dermatologist to determine the cause of the irritation and for an examination of your hair follicles. ...Read more
I have had a problem with hair loss for years now it really bad, my scalp itches really bad and its dry hard patches in my scalp that i can't get off!?
I have a dry scalp which itches severe after washing hair.I have hair loss too. I'm planning to use 5% Minoxidil.Can I use Tgel and minox together?
Can use both : T-gel can be used once to twice per week. While Minoxidil must be used twice per day. I can't say if you will have any problems with using them both using that schedule. Of course washing off the Minoxidil every day soon after applying you will not benefit from it even if you are only a washing with water. ...Read more
Once a year scalp tingles & itches for 1-2 months & I lose 50% of my hair. Use rogaine & some grows back. How is scalp tingling related to hair loss?
My head is full of balls of sebum with huge deposits of it on the sides causing te hair loss and itching is it follicular hyperkeratosis cure?
Hair loss: Your condition can be due to follicular hyperkeratosis. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Rapid hair loss over 3 months all over top of head (recent itching) , No probs on blood tests..how can this be normal at 19 (fit with balanced diet)?
Dermatologists: I would consult a dermatologist to evaluate you for your hair loss. Thyroid disorders need to be ruled out. The dermatologist can tell what type of hair loss you have,what it may be due to,whether it's temporary and may be able to prescribe treatment for it. Some cases of premature alopecia are genetic. ...Read more
I had fungal hair loss. should I use terbinafine only in the hair loss part of my head or on all my head because I have sometimes itching on otherpart?
What to do if I have scalp and face pimples, itching on head, dandruff and hair loss altogether. need solution asap?
What to do if I have scalp and face pimples, itching on head, dandruff and hair loss altogether. need a solution asap?
Infection can cause: dandruff/hair loss/ acne. For instance, if you have ringworm infection hair loss and bald spots can develop. It is necessary to treat the infection with an antifungal medication. A topical or oral treatment may be required. Only then can healthy hair grow and cover the bald spots. See a Dermatologist who can evaluate your scalp and give you proper therapy ...Read more
I had very bad itching and hair loss and 5 months after that started i started getting a very flaky scalp, help me please what do I have!
I have suffered long yrs in which my scalp is deteriorated,itching,hair loss,bleeding,white powder and swelling. could u forward ur solution?
See a Dermatologist: You could have a scalp infection. But there are many various conditions that might be causing your problem. You really need to be examined by a specialist to find the answer. He or she may be able to tell right away, by the appearance of your scalp, the cause of your condition. ...Read more
I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?
Hair loss itching scalp dry scalp could that be because I am not drinking enough water ? Or the weather in here living in dubai thanks
Currently using Alposyl shampoo for Seb Dermatitis, it's making the itching less but it's not actually curing the hair loss should I use tea tree oil?
I am experiencing thin hair, scalp itching and hair loss and dandruff. My hair is so thin that I m always worried to wash it because it falls a lot ?
Hair loss, but no specific patches. Can u have a fungal infection on scalp without redness, itching, or typical signs/patterns?
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Noticed hair loss on both legs near calves, pattern mirrors and is symmetrical. No itching, swelling or pain. What could be cause? See doctor?
All lymph sites swollen for about13 months as well as skin nodules, accompanied by bruising, hair loss, extreme weight loss, fatigue, itching mostly a?
Primary: what blood workup have you done. This seems to be going on for a while. Have you visited your primary doc?. With such a history, you need to be followed very closely by your primary doctor. I see that you've have certain procedures. what were the results. If your doctor has not discussed them with you, ask him/her to do so. Please visit them as soon as you can. ...Read more
After left foot fracture 6 months ago, i developed concomitant hair loss patch in my beard and calf, both left sided. No itching or scales or redness?
Telogen effluvium.: That description sounds like telogen effluvium. In this, hair follicles in specific locations get stunned, if you will, by some sort of stressor - physical (such as a fracture), emotional, mental, nutritional, surgical. The follicles seem to eject their hairs in these areas, creating nearly circular bald patches. Takes a really long time, but the hairs do eventually return. ...Read more
My grandmother is losing hair in her scalp with sores also really bad itching with a mild Nehring on her left chronic artery ????
Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them.cannot say in your particular case, but problems in the CAROTID artery are not generally associated with skin conditions. Lots of other conditions (inflammatory, allergic, infectious, even autoimmune or psychological) can cause itching and hair loss. ...Read more
Scalp always itching. Never stops. Seem to be losing hair from it. Tried coal tar, and all dandruff shampoos but it always comes back.
Scalp itch: See a dermatologist to examine you to determine the diagtnosis and advise you about treatment. ...Read more
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