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In puberty I was treated with test to help me grow. Now I have hair all over, several hairs growing from each follicle. Non in my family has the same?

In puberty I was treated with test to help me grow. Now I have hair all over, several hairs growing from each follicle. Non in my family has the same?

Nothing to do: Regardless of the cause the situation is not a problem, medical condition, and worrisome. Not sure why you bring this to us time and tine again. You are just fiber. Please ask a different question or move on. ...Read more

Follicle (Definition)

An ovarian follicle contains a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. It is a structure within the ovary containing the egg that ...Read more


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How can I treat a painful infected hair follicle in the entrance of my nose?

How can I treat a painful infected hair follicle in the entrance of my nose?

See your MD: Until you see your md, apply Bacitracin topically, if you are not allergic. Do not squeeze the area. Use warm compresses and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a boil caused by an inflamed hair follicle to look like a bruise? This started after hot compress was applied and it softened.

Is it normal for a boil caused by an inflamed hair follicle to look like a bruise? This started after hot compress was applied and it softened.

See below: The bruise would indicate there was some bleeding into the skin at the site of the boil. This can occasionally happen. What's most important is to get adequate drainage of the pus in the boil without squeezing it. ...Read more

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Multiple hairs growing out of the same follicle but only in pubic area? They're really thick but not painful

Multiple hairs growing out of the same follicle but only in pubic area? They're really thick but not painful

Anomaly: This anomaly doesn't appear to be anything to be concerned about unless there are signs of inflammation such as redness, tenderness, swelling or drainage from the area. Cutting the hair to lessen its bulk periodically may be an option. You could consult your physician or dermatologist for evaluation, however. ...Read more

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Does pulling hair cause damage to the *current* hair's connection to the follicle? As in, would the hair be easier to pull out if it was tugged?

Does pulling hair cause damage to the *current* hair's connection to the follicle? As in, would the hair be easier to pull out if it was tugged?

Not likely.: Unless you apply excess amount of pressure all the time to the point of the hair coming out of the follicle then no, pulling doesn't weaken the connection to the follicle. ...Read more

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What causes multible coiled hairs in a follicle?

What causes multible coiled hairs in a follicle?

May be genetic: Ingrown hair are usually familiar more. Common with black races. Often resulting in razor bumps a few days after shaving as new hair coils back into the skin causing skin irritation and inflammation.This resolves if hair is allowed to grow longer or frequent shaving or use certain depilatory cream or powder. ...Read more

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I have 2-3 hairs in my some body parts from each follicle. Why is that? What can I do to decrease this? Thank you!

I have 2-3 hairs in my some body parts from each follicle. Why is that? What can I do to decrease this? Thank you!

Not rare; ↓follicles: By repeatedly pulling selected hairs (eventually the follicles tends to quit regrowing the hair shafts), or if impatient you can spend a lot more money for various hair removal products or laser treatments (an expensive way to apply heat to the follicles to degrade/kill the follicle. Laser works best on dark hair in light skin, requires lots of treatments/patience to not burn the skin. ...Read more

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Do hair follicle tests detect ecstasy?

Do hair follicle tests detect ecstasy?

Yes: Https://www. Omegalabs. Net/hair-testing-service/hair-testing-faqs/other-services. Cmsx

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What causes a hair follicle to get bigger?

What causes a hair follicle to get bigger?

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

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Are there any proven methods for passing a hair follicle tests?

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

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What is wrong when a female has problem with facial hair and is it treatable and how?

What is wrong when a female has problem with facial hair and is it treatable and how?

Hirsutism of PCOS: Excess facial hair (hirsutism) in female is often caused by androgen (male-hormone) excess, commonly from polycystic-ovarian-syndrome (pcos). Adequate treatment of pcos, which is difficult, often improves facial hair, but takes time. Some med such as spironolactone can help, but again takes many months. Laser or electrolysis are probably most effective and fastest. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it true that hair follicle tests have a hard time accurately getting results with infrequent use?

Hair follicle test.: Marijuana regular use detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair. ...Read more

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What can cause the hair shaft and follicle to SUDDENLY thin and fall out by the root? (29 female, Filipino descent)

What can cause the hair shaft and follicle to SUDDENLY thin and fall out by the root? (29 female, Filipino descent)

Hair thinning: Nutritional deficiency such as biotin and proteins. Low thyroid function, hair dye chemicals, radiation and acute stress or an illness ...Read more

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When hair is tugged, will the strength of the hair to the follicle weaken or will it re-strengthen, meaning will it fall out faster?

It'll grow back: Hair that has tension frequently falls out because of the pure stress on the hair bulb within the follicle. That hair may fall out, but the follicle itself isn't damaged. When a new hair grows in the same follicle it will not be any weaker than if it had never been under tension. If the hair does not grow back or continues to thin there may be another issue and it should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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When hair is pulled/tugged, does the link between the hair and the follicle become weak? And if so, does the link become strong again?

When hair is pulled/tugged, does the link between the hair and the follicle become weak? And if so, does the link become strong again?

Traction alopecia.: A good example of what you're describing is something called "traction alopecia", wherein people who keep their hair in a tight ponytail start to lose hairs above the forehead. The tight ponytail causes inflammation in the hairline above the forehead, so we tend to pull those hairs out and the inflammation prevents further hair growth. As inflammation subsides, hair can eventually grow back. ...Read more

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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.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Is hair damaged by bleaching treatable or should I cut it?

Is hair damaged by bleaching treatable or should I cut it?

That depends on: The extent of damage. I would encourage you to seek in- person consultation with a reputable hair stylist / beautician. ...Read more

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How to pass a hair follicle test?

There is no way: To beat a hair follicle test for drugs of abuse. Any attempts to flush the drugs would be picked up by looking at scpecific gravity of urine. ...Read more

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Does alcohol stay in hair follicle?

Does alcohol stay in hair follicle?

Alcohol: After wiping your face with an alcohol swab? No the vast majority of it evaporates very quickly. ...Read more

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How can I pass a hair follicle test?

How can I pass a hair follicle test?

Wrong forum: It is extremely inappropriate to ask a physician to help you beat a drug test. That is asking us to betray the very core of our ethics. We are here to help you stay healthy. We all support the solution of recovery. Not the abuse or misuse of drugs or alcohol. ...Read more

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Macujo method for hair follicle test?

Macujo method for hair follicle test?

?: 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

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How does an infected hair follicle look?

"pimple" at hair: It looks like a pimple develop around or at the site of hair. ...Read more

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Have question about a hair follicle test?

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

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How sensitive is a hair follicle drug test?

How sensitive is a hair follicle drug test?

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

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Does adderal show up in hair follicle testing?

Does adderal show up in hair follicle testing?

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

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Can permanent hair dye damage the hair follicle?

Can permanent hair dye damage the hair follicle?

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

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My hair follicle test tomorrow help, what to do?

Don't know your: Situation. There is usually no way to beat a follicle hair test for illicit drugs. ...Read more

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How long can hair follicle testing detect alcohol?

Depends: Depends on how long your hair is, and how long ago you drank. Hair-testing looks for ethyl glucuronide, and every time you drink, there is a band representing ethyl glucuronide laid down in the hair follicle. Hair grows about 1/2- I inch per month, so if your hair is 8 inches long, the hair furthest from the follicle will give anywhere from 4-8 months of info. Other hair grows slower (body hair). ...Read more

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Can hair follicle drug testing show false positives?

High unlikely: Drug tests of hair has been found to be much more sensitive than urine testing, and is 4-6 times more likely to identify drug users. Although, false positive tests can occur with any test, it is highly unlikely in drug testing with hair, the specificity is 93% - 100%. ...Read more

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How much time do drugs stay in a hair follicle test?

3 months or longer: Usually, consumed drugs can be found in scalp hairs for 3 - 5 months and in body hairs for 6 - 9 months. This may vary from lab to lab also. ...Read more

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What causes clogged hair follicle on head from shaving?

Ingrown hair: Coarse or curly hair is more apt to poke back into skin. The opening to the hair follicle can become clogged with dead skin cells. ...Read more

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What are the chances of passing hair follicle drug test?

What are the chances of passing hair follicle drug test?

That depends: On what drug you used and if it was a brief exposure (for some drugs). Some drugs may be detected from follicle for 90 days. ...Read more