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Doctor insights on: How Can You Stop Your Hair From Falling Out

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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What can I do to prevent my teeth from falling out from meth?

What can I do to prevent my teeth from falling out from meth?

See a dentist: First stop the meth! and go see your dentist. It will completely depend on how the teeth look and how much structure they have. You must improve your hygiene, brush/floss daily. If they are really decayed then it may be too late to save them and you will need to look at options for replacing them. Just stop the meth and see your dentist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop my eye lashes from falling out ! or get more to grow?

Can you tell me how I could stop my eye lashes from falling out ! or get more to grow?

Eyelash do fall out: & are then replaced. Try to get 8 hours sleep per night, maintain good hydration, eat healthfully, maintain normal cholesterol levels. Eyelash enhancement products can be used. Although I am not endorsing any products, some examples are: Latisse, (bimatoprost) Renew Lash, Revitalsh Eye, Enormous Lash & Lilash. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?

Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?

Hair loss: If you are losing hair stop the chemical straightening. If you regularly see a hair stylist ask for their advice. If you don't want to go to a hair stylist make an appointment to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you stop teeth from getting loose?

How can you stop teeth from getting loose?

Depends: Could be many things or a combination of things. A dentist needs to take x-rays, do periodontal charting and examine your bite for starters.Are you grinding at night, do you have periodontal disease or bone loss? Best to see a dentist asap and find a remedy. ...Read more

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How can you stop your skin from flaking?

How can you stop your skin from flaking?

If your skin is: flaking and dry - consider quality moisturizer. If skin is flaking due to a medical problem - recommend dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you stop your facial hair (chin) from groing?

How can you stop your facial hair (chin) from groing?

Need an evaluation: (assuming a women is asking) rarely, hirsutism (excessive hair growth) can be due to a tumor in an ovary or adrenal gland, so this needs to be checked out. Most often, though, it's a matter of hair follicles being over-sensitive to normal amounts of testosterone. In that case, there are some medications that can be tried, or physical treatment (waxing, shaving, bleaching, laser) can be used. ...Read more

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What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

Depends on chemo: Some forms of chemotherapy attack the systems in a cell that cause it to divide and grow. This is a good way to fight cancer but it also targets things that grow quickly like hair, the lining of your mouth and intestines. Some cancers have specific targets for which there are drugs - these do not attack your hair. Depending on the cancer there may or may not be a more selective type of chemo. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can stop falling of my corner hairs?

Can you tell me how i can stop falling of my corner hairs?

Can't stop it, man!: All men lose the hair on their temples between age 18 and 22. Look around you. If you're headed for baldness (which is likely if you're blessed with a lot of chest hair) it will continue backwards and over the crown of your head, otherwise it will stop or be very slow. You can treat this (medications, surgery) or embrace your masculinity and genetics. ...Read more

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What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

Lots of causes: Eyelashes fall out as we age, but can also happen with allergies, eyelid inflammation, infection, low thyroid hormone, poor diet and trauma. See an ophthalmologist to help in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you lose your hair from dying it purple?

Can you lose your hair from dying it purple?

Bleaching.: The bleaching process prior to dyeing it can damage your hair/ scalp. Frequent bleachings or prolonged bleaching can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair fall?

What can I do to stop hair fall?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Many causes for hair loss. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i stop my hair falling out?

Can you tell me how could i stop my hair falling out?

See your doctor: Depending if you're male or female, there are numerous causes of hair loss. Minoxidil is an over the counter remedy that is believed to work by increasing blood flow to hair follicles. Biotin deficiency is easily corrected by taking at least 3000 micrograms of biotin per day. It also helps to control any dandruff or itching in the scalp. Dramatic hair loss may be a sign of a medical problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent eyelashes from falling out?

What can I do to prevent eyelashes from falling out?

Eyelash loss: Eyelash loss can be due to eyelash pulling or eye rubbing. It can also due to eyelid or systemic disease. Eyelid inflammation (ie blepharitis), eyelid cancers (basal cell or squamous cell types) and abnormal thyroid hormone levels are common causes of eyelash loss. By avoid these issues, you can try to prevent eyelash loss. ...Read more

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How to stop my hair from graying and make it black again naturally?

How to stop my hair from graying and make it black again naturally?

Graying of hair is: related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general – ...Read more

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Can deprovera stop your hair from growing?

Can deprovera stop your hair from growing?

No: Your individual hairs grow at different times (dyssynchronous growth). However, pregnancy or being on depo can cause the hair follicles to synchronize their growth. Old hairs fall out to be replaced by new ones. ...Read more