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Is It Normal For My Hair To Fall Out After Giving Birth
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
After giving birth I am losing a lot of hair. What can I do to reduce hair loss and increase hair growth?
Iam 24 years old and mom of girl of 4 months.When my daughter became 3 months my hair fall down toooo much.Is it normal after giving birth? Thank u
Check thyroid: Have your doctor check your thyroid function. ...Read more
Is it normal for a baby hair to fall out? After birth her hair was a lot then starts falling out as she sleeps now she is 6months still falls a little
Yes: It happens most noticeably over the first six weeks of life, the les and less over the first 6 months as more permanent hair grows in.., ...Read more
4 months after giving birth i started lossing my hair. It stopped @ 7 months. My child has just turned 1 & it's happening again! is this normal?
Telogen Effluvium: Sudden your loss is a prominent sign of the end of a pregnancy. During pregnancy the hair grows luxuriously, and then at the end of pregnancy the hormones change suddenly and the support for hair growth is removed and the hair is lost. Sometimes extensive amounts of hair can be lost. This has to do with the growth phases of hair, but if it does not relate to a pregnancy, you should see a dermatolo. ...Read more
I have an albino child, can he be treated to have normal skin, hair and eyes? How can I possibly avoid giving birth to another albino?
Over a yr since giving birth and it still looks like i hv a mustache. Is it just darker skin or actually hair? If it hasn't gone by now, will it ever?
Since giving birth 7 months ago the crown of my hair has been very itchy and I don't know why. There is no dandruff etc.
I just gave birth to my daughter 4mths ago. And I've noticed in the past month alot of hair loss. Is this normal and how can I stop it. I'm only 31 :(?
I gave birth 4 months ago and i know hair loss is normal, but i fear i may be going bald! is it normal to lose so much? Could it be something else?
Not normal: Post-partum under active thyroid needs to be tested for. ...Read more
After the birth of my son I have had severe hair loss, I have started eating necessary hair foods but the thickness and growth isn't back, how can I gain back?
What to do if I have heard some people say that child birth can cause hair loss. will the hair loss be serious?
Mostly no: there is postpartum alopecia (telogen effluvium), lasting 4-6 weeks. Hair will spontaneously return after that time. ...Read more
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