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Itchy Oily Scalp Hair Loss
F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
My scalp is very itchy and I have severe hair loss I recently heard of tgel if I use it will it cause more hair loss?
White things attached to end of hair when I pull it out, itchy scalp and hair loss what is this? Seb dermatitis or not? Please help
I have hair loss and smelly scalp hair and itchy on some places on my head I used alopexy 5 I stop it bcz of out of stock ?
A problem: if Alopexy is stopped, the hair will not grow and might fall out. ...Read more
My scalp is red, inflammed and i'm experiencing severe hair loss. I feel crawling sensation and itchiness on scalp. What could it be?
My scalp is itchy and the crown is sore. There are no flakes, sores, or hair loss. What could it be? This has been for a year.
Scalp itchy/sore: Consider coconut oil massage when showering rinse off or rinse w/ 1 part apple cider vinegar, 3 parts water or massage olive oil and then place paste of baking soda on scalp for 1/2 hour and rinse. Consider Nizoral shampoo (if no allergy)-for fungus. May be allergic reaction to foods ( I have seen that) . Would also check for lice . F//U w/ dermatologist and allergist for food allergy testing ...Read more
I have extreme hair loss/painful/itchy scalp.I now see my scalp.What can I do other than rogaine that is affective.Can this be serious how can I tell?
Physician exam: Loss of hair with a painful, itchy scalp could be associated with multiple problems. Physician review is a must. Hold on the rogaine until you have an accurate diagnosis for your hair loss. Rogaine may even cause itchy skin irritation. Consider review by a dermatologist or hair transplant surgeon. International society of hair transplant surgery. ...Read more
My scalp is itchy, dry, and covered in pimples. I've experienced more hair loss since winter began. How can I treat my scalp?
Depends on diagnosis: It could be seborrheic dermatities, in which case a sulfur type shampoo used regularly to all hairy areas may help; it may also be a form of acne, in which case low fat diet, and a tetracylcine antibiotic may help. In winter, skin gets very dry and this may be a type of exzema or dry skin condition--moisurizer (no added chemicals). Hair loss too...Dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi what are the causes of hair loss on scalp,itchy scalp then white pigmentation plus excessive tiredness?
Increasing body hair and heavy head hair loss along with dandruff and itchy and stinky scalp. What steps should I take ro stop it all?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
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