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Doctor insights on: How Many Hairs Fall Out In A Day For A Young Female

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How many hairs fall out in a day for a young female?

How many hairs fall out in a day for a young female?

50-150 per day: Is consider normal hair loss, without causing baldness. . Around 50 to 150 hairs are shed each day and, while there is a wide individual variation, it is important to realise it is the change within the individual that is critical. As long as new hairs are being produced at the same rate as those falling out there will be no difference in hair density or hair shedding. ...Read more

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A question out of curiosity, can a prepubescent girl fall pregnant? Thank you, and have a good day.

A question out of curiosity, can a prepubescent girl fall pregnant? Thank you, and have a good day.

Define "pubescent": Physicians usually define pre-pubescence as the time before a girl develops breast tissue, continues through starting menses and ending when they stop growing. If your definition is before the first menses, then there is a tricky issue.My first delivery was a 13 yo who had never had 1st menses. She conceived with the egg release that would have led to first menses. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for severe hair loss due to pcos in women? I am 25 years old and my hair is falling out almost in chunks on a daily basis.

Is there a remedy for severe hair loss due to pcos in women?  I am 25 years old and my hair is falling out almost in chunks on a daily basis.

Reduce male hormones: Try reducing your male hormone levels. Oral contraceptive pills will help along with glucophage and a low glycemic index diet. Rogaine (minoxidil) temporarily will help regrow some of the hair. Spironolactone will help block the male hormone levels at the surface of the skin. ...Read more

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Why would a male 21 yr old college student be losing tons of hair in the shower?

Why would a  male 21 yr old college student be losing tons of hair in the shower?

Hair loss: Unusual, unless induced by medication or topical agents or something physiological. Best to have it looked at by pcp. ...Read more

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How many times can a teen enjaculate in a week?

How many times can a teen enjaculate in a week?

Sexuality: There is no rules, norms, or reason to bring this to your doctor. Sex is your choice. I can add this: masturbation is normal, common and a necessary part of the human sexual experience. There are no health or medical consequences to masturbation. ...Read more

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What could cause a 7 yr old to have significant amounts of hair fall out every time it is brushed?

What could cause a 7 yr old to have significant amounts of hair fall out every time it is brushed?

Many things: Thanks for your question, many things including nutritional defiencies, hair products, health conditions like thyroid disease, and genetics could be contributing to hair loss. Please see your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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My bones get weak very quickly during a track work out. Is this due to a lack of vitamins? 18 year old male. In pretty good shape.

My bones get weak very quickly during a track work out. Is this due to a lack of vitamins? 18 year old male. In pretty good shape.

Need exam: You may be iron and/or vitamin d deficient simply because these are common; your physician can check and if the former, help determine why. I do not know exactly what you mean by weak bones, but suspect this is muscle pain; if you're keeping up in athletics it is probably not major muscle disease but again a physician's office visit is in order. Good luck. I want to heard others' ideas. ...Read more

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In the last couple years i died my hair to may times and know it falls out a lot, what's good to stop my hair from falling?

In the last couple years i died my hair to may times and know it falls out a lot, what's good to stop my hair from falling?

Stop dyeing: The chemicals from dyeing are damaging your hair and hair follicles. Stoping dyeing and allow your hair to grow naturally and heal. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy limit on how many times a male can masturbate?

Is there a healthy limit on how many times a male can masturbate?

No limit: There are no physiological consequences to masterbating often but there may be psychological ones as masturbation is not the same as intercourse with a partner. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 16 year old boy, to have LOTS of chest hair?

Is it normal for a 16 year old boy, to have LOTS of chest hair?

Yes: It can be totally normal for a 16 year old boy to have chest hair as part of normal maturation ...Read more

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How many hours of sleep should an eighteen year old get per a night on average? Is there a certain time that is "healthier" to be asleep by?

How many hours of sleep should an eighteen year old get per a night on average? Is there a certain time that is "healthier" to be asleep by?

8-10 HRS SHOULD BE: Enough, as long as it is uninterrupted. The most important issues regarding sleep hygiene is getting up about the same time every morning, not watching tv or reading in bed. ...Read more

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How many shots of testosterone will you recommend in a 51 yr. Old male extremely active?

How many shots of testosterone will you recommend in a 51 yr. Old male extremely active?

None: There is no recommendation that a male should be injected with extra testosterone because he happens to be a certain age or happens to be doing a certain amount of any activity. ...Read more

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How many pounds of food does a teenager need in a day?

How many pounds of food does a teenager need in a day?

They do eat a lot...: Each teen is different - is yours active or sedentary? Too many "pounds" of food can lead to obesity which is a major health crisis in America today. This website has lots of references that covers a ton of information on teen nutrition. Hope it helps! http://www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/adolescents/tweens-and-teens ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for hair loss? My hair fall a lot from 15 or more hairs a day

What is a good treatment for hair loss? My hair fall a lot from 15 or more hairs a day

Not to fret.: This loss is fine. Losing up to 100 hairs a day is normal. See: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/tc/hair-loss-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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I am a healthy 71 year old male I notice in the past few years, when I get a cut it takes twice as long to heal as it used to. Is this an age thing?

I am a healthy 71 year old male  I notice in the past few years, when I get a cut it takes twice as long to heal as it used to.  Is this an age thing?

Possible: It is possibly related to age but is also influenced by nutritional status as well as other conditions such as cardiovascular health and diabetes to name a few. It is probably reasonable to see a physician for a history and physical if you have not done so in the past 5 years. ...Read more

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