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Losing Hair After Pregnancy
Depends on you: In part this depends on how you got telogen effluvium. Cause shouldn't because they can be triggered by stress, crash dieting, physical trauma such as an automobile accident. surgery with a shock to the system. Certain medicines can also reduce it, you have to look at the long-haul and it comes back to normal over 6 to 9 months ...Read more
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
Does a pcos woman have a new scalp hair regrowth during pregnancy?how can pregnancy affect scalp hair?
3 months postpartum, eating healthy. Is it true that hair falls off after pregnancy? My hair started falling off and there's hair everywhere now
Caution: This medication is only available in some countries. On their website it specifically says not to be used in pregnancy because no studies have been done demonstrating safety. It is a vitamin combination so likely you would get the same effect by simply taking a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more
Iam loosing weight and scalp hair after i started metformin, I have pcos but regular menstrual period, still why ovulation kit result is always negative
Hormone imbalance: One can still have regular periods without ovulation....My #1 recommendation for hormone imbalance is acupuncture and chinese medicine. I have patients with pcos, infertility, menopause, bad periods, etc who have had tremendous success with acupuncture and chinese medicine. It may also help get off the metformin...Which you need to talk to your doctor about anyway with the weight/hair loss. ...Read more
Hair may shed: before moving into new growth phase.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 months without period (not pregnant/having sex), hair loss, fatigue, extreme irritability, unintended weight loss, anxiety--hyperthyroidism?
Yes: Yes you could have something wrong with your thyroid or something else going on. The symptoms of weight loss and anxiety is usually with hyperthyroidism while symptoms of hair loss and feeling tired are due to hypothyroidism but these are not hard and fast rules of diagnosis. Go to your physician for an appropriate exam and workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've suffered from hair loss for long time before i got pregnant but during pregnancy my hair was good, during breast feeding i lost half my hair why?
Unlikely: Hair growth is, for the most part, genetically mediated. There are some circumstances in which regrowth may occur, but not usually associated with weights. There are several surgical ways of replacing hair and a good plastic surgeon may help you. ...Read more
Hair loss: Unusual, unless induced by medication or topical agents or something physiological. Best to have it looked at by pcp. ...Read more
Oily skin, extremely bloated, excessive unwanted hair, gaining weight without reason and can't lose, acne, can't conceive for 10 months. What's the reason?
Probably: You probably have polycystic ovarian disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Heavy bleeding after taking hcg for 23 days in efforts to lose weight
Is bleeding normal after ending program?
No.: The HCG diet has never actually been proven to be beneficial (anyone will lose weight on 800 cal diet!) and as an endocrinologist I do not believe in it even if it helps weight loss. It is very similar to a hormone called LH and causes changes in progesterone and estrogen. Bleeding after can happen if there was a thickened endometrial lining. Get pregnancy test if possible and see your Gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Expected : Thus is called telogen effluvium and is a common issue after having a baby. It is annoying but not dangerous and resolves after about 6 months. Get thyroid testing done as a precautions too. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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