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I m 18 now . I had some white hair popping out when I was 13. What cause it?

I m 18 now . I had some white hair popping out when I was 13. What cause it?

Forelock: This is a genetic characteristic and nothing to be concerned about. It may or may not enlarge over time. If it concerns you you can use a rinse to darken the area. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Gray Hair (Definition)

Gray hair is a clinical finding in which a person's hair is gray. This ...Read more


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I'm a teenager & i'm starting to have grey hairs already. I mean they're just popping up everywhere. Is that healthy? What is it caused by?

Depends on pattern: Gray hair can be an aberrant thing, meaning it just happens. A few popping up here and there is fine. However, if it's coming up in a specific grouping or pattern, that's a problem. If you're turning wholly gray, you may need to consult with your doc or a derm. A lot may also depend on genetics. If your dad went gray early you may too. ...Read more

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I noticed what looked like an ingrown hair on the back of my penis more on my ball sack tried popping it but now it very hard and hurts very much ?

I noticed what looked like an ingrown hair on the back of my penis more on my ball sack tried popping it but now it very hard and hurts very much ?

Got infected: When you try to dig out an ingroing hair, it may cause infection. You need to use clean hans, wash the are an use alchohol to clean the needle. let the current infection heal. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the drug imatinib (gleevec) cause graying or white hair?

I'm wondering can the drug imatinib (gleevec) cause graying or white hair?

Yes. : Yes, some patients on imatinib report graying of the hair due to the drug. The good news is that CML patients taking imatinib have the possibility of living long enough to get gray hair from old age, an option not available before that drug was developed. So keep the side effect in perspective. It is safe to use hair dye while on imatinib. ...Read more

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What causes single long white hair to grow in body?

What causes single long white hair to grow in body?

Exam needed for diag: Your question is missing a lot of information which is necessary to make this diagnosis. The chief one is a photograph. A dermatologist's main tool is his eyes looking at the lesion. There are so many causes for such a thing that it's impossible to tell you. Frankly i don't want to give misleading information. ...Read more

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My 1year 2month old boy has 1 white hair growing.he had a tonsure at 1.is the white hair cause of conCERN? what reasons?

My 1year 2month old boy has 1 white hair growing.he had a tonsure at 1.is the white hair cause of conCERN? what reasons?

White hair: Is one that has run out of pigment. It is common to have a stray white hair or even a patch or tuft. This is not something to worry about. Have you other concerns about your child? Growing? Gaining weight? Eating enough to make all grandparents happy? Developmental milestone OK? I wouldn't start doing a lot of blood tests for one white hair if that's the only thing. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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White Hair (Definition)

White hair lacks pigmentation, and usually ...Read more