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Losing Hair From Groin
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
Check with your MD.: The symptoms you are describing could be systemic, meaning you need a good exam and workup to include blood levels of your thyroid hormone as well as testosterone. These issues you describe may be related, but they may not. See your doctor to have this work up right away. ...Read more
Could obsessive compulsive disorder (not including hair loss because of pulling hair out) cause hair loss?
Yes/NO: there is no link between OCD and hair loss. HOWEVER it is well established that hair loss is associated in some cases with increased stress level and OCD elevates baseline anxiety and stress. so indirectly untreated symptomatic OCD may be associated with increased baseline anxiety and hair loss ...Read more
Losing hairs from sideburns and temples. Pretty recently i' m noticing thin hairs all over d scalp? No history of hair loss in my family. Remedies?
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 due to seborrheic dermatitis in temple area can grow back again? If the treatment successfully done. I have lost hair from my hair line.
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: receding hairline) and thin hair.Doing Nail rubbing,experienced new hairs on bald patches but hair still fallin?
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Tiny bald patch above lip, mustache hair. From using trimmer? Or something else? Hair is not growing back
Alopecia Areata: This sounds like it might be alopecia areata, which commonly presents as roundish bald patches in the scalp or other areas. This may be an auto-allergy to your own hair follicles. I'd recommend you see your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and discussion of treatment options. If it is alopecia areata, cortisone creams or properly done cortisone injections can stimulate regrowth of the hair. ...Read more
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases. ...Read more
My ferritin level is 603, it should be around 241 what can cause this and effects of it. Also I lost 30lbs in 4mths, losing hair and sore lumpy groin?
Seriously concerned: The iron overload may be due to chronic inflammation / infection -- anything from glanders to lymphoid malignacy. Your physician can rule hemochromatosis in and out; or the high serum ferritin may be do other disease. Time for a full physical exam -- don't stop seeking the cause until it's found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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