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I had a ovarian cysts rupture. A few months ago and I have been losing hair I have a very big patch of hair missing is this normal?

I had a ovarian cysts rupture. A few months ago and I have been losing hair I have a very big patch of hair missing is this normal?

No : Your loss may not be related to your ovarian cyst . Various diseases will cause hair loss from chemotherapy , depression, thyroid problem , ringworm fungus infection, your description looks like ' alapecia aereata' or patchy baldness due to autoimmune diseases or ringworm infection. .First see your family doctor after medical check up will refer you to a skin doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can lice make you lose hair?

Can lice make you lose hair?

No: As a pediatrician, i see lots of head lice, but have not seen hair loss with them. Sometimes, people scratch enough to cause scalp abrasion, but even so, there is very little hair loss. Scalp ringworm causes hair loss, though. ...Read more

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Does dying your hair make you lose hair (same color or a different color)? Is the hair gone for good or will it grow back on it's own?

Does dying your hair make you lose hair (same color or a different color)? Is the hair gone for good or will it grow back on it's own?

Hair loss : If you already are experiencing hair loss, any chemicals or heat in hair can make hair loss worse. But it is not the root cause. Choosing more natural hair dyes and closer to your natural color will prevent excess chemicals such as peroxide. You can also take biotin supplements that can help with hair growth. ...Read more

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Does eating a lot of protein make you lose hair?

Does eating a lot of protein make you lose hair?

No: Eat as much as you want (or safe/healthy for you). Thyroid disease, autoimmune disorder, infections, stress, high dihydrotestosterone level, and genetics are common causes of hair loss. Check out http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/ ...Read more

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I'm starting to lose hair. What can I do to suppress this?

I'm starting to lose hair. What can I do to suppress this?

The cause?: You could be losing hair due to many reasons...thyroid problems, stress/anxiety, male-pattern baldness, infection. Does hair loss run in your family? If so you may have male-pattern baldness. You must see a physician to ascertain the reason. Once you find the reason, there are possible treatments. Please see a doc. Good luck!!! ...Read more

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How to stop losing hair?

How to stop losing hair?

Determine cause: There are many different possible causes for hair loss. A dermatologist/ physician can assess to determine the cause of your hair loss and then a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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What could cause losing hair?

What could cause losing  hair?

Many diseases: . Various diseases will cause hair loss from chemotherapy , depression, thyroid problem , ringworm fungus infections conditions like ' alapecia aereata' or patchy baldness due to autoimmune diseases or ringworm infection. .First see your family doctor after medical check up will refer you to a skin doctor. Of course the unstoppable male baldness! ...Read more

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How to know if I'm losing hair?

How to know if I'm losing hair?

Look in the mirror: Look at your comb. Look in the sink. You haven't stated your age or health so if you are looking hair, the cause cannot be known from the information you have provided. ...Read more

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What can I use to stop losing hair?

What can I use to stop losing hair?

Depends on cause: For most common kind, androgenetic alopecia, can try over the counter product called rogaine, (minoxidil) or a prescription rx called propecia, each of which can be partly helpful, but are unlikely to result in full restoration of hair. There are cosmetic procedures (ex. Hair transplant) that you could talk with a dermatologist about. Wigs & hats are an option. Or you could just "go with it". C ur doc 4 eval. ...Read more

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What can women do against losing hair ?

Find the cause: Figure out why you're losing hair & if you can reverse it (like low thyroid or fungus). Talk with your doc about spiranolactone. Minoxidil lotion can be applied to the scalp too. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I know if I am losing hair or not ?

How do I know if I am losing hair or not ?

Have someone look: Tell them to piece through your hair and see if it looks thinned out. You may also notice more hair than usual on your pillow or brush or in the sink/ shower. If you grab a finger full of hair and give a bit of a non-painful tug, the hairs shouldn't come out easy, if there's any more than a few, your hair is falling out too easy. ...Read more

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Why am I'm losing hair from the back of my head?

Why am I'm losing hair from the back of my head?

Any pictures?: There are many reasons to do that. If you are allowed to post the picture of that area here, it will be helpful to recognize better. If you don't want to do that, I would go see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What im gonna do in order to regain the losing hair?

What im gonna do in order to regain the losing hair?

Hair loss: check for age, genetics, infection, autoimmune disease, stress, over hair abuse care, color, etc, self pulling out, poor hygiene.. ...Read more

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Why am I losing hair only on the right side of my head?

Why am I losing hair only on the right side of my head?

Alopecia: This can affect men and women. If you are experiencing headaches, however, please see your physician immediately. Alopecia can be transient and temporary. Try Rogaine (minoxidil) 5% shampoo for 6 weeks. ...Read more

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I am losing hair at very rapid rate all of a sudden ?why is it

Hair loss: It is important to define the pattern of hair loss and weather there is any other medical conditions other factors include hormones and genetic factors. Condition of the scalp itself and hair, and weather other body hair is affected, so medical review is required ...Read more

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How can I tell if my hair is thinning or I'm losing hair (men)?

How can I tell if my hair is thinning or I'm losing hair (men)?

Check hair lineshowr: You can tell by shower hair count>100 hairs. If you are not eating right that may be cause: Iron and zinc In redmeat, excess major stress, or a post op state. A light tug on hair may show 5 hairs or more which is telegon effluvium, and can improve if certain meds, iron etc are stopped and iron started. ...Read more

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Can you still lose hair from hashimotos if your levels are normal?

Can you still lose hair from hashimotos if your levels are normal?

Yes, if..: You can lose (actually it breaks off rather than actual loss) hair months after an episode of either too much or too little thyroid hormone in your system. Don't worry, if you keep your level normal everything will return to normal, although it may take months. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm 27 years old female and losing hair, what to do?

What to do if i'm 27 years old female and losing hair, what to do?

Androgens, TE, ormed: Many things including hormonal (PCOS etc), meds like antidepressants, or Inderal, (propranolol) thyroid disease, poor eating like vegan with little iron may co-exist with male hormone hair loss and Telogen effluvium. An endocrinologisti familiar with alopecia should be seen. ...Read more