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Losing Hair On Left Side Of Head
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
I bent up and hit the right side of my forehead on the corner of a fireplace hard.Pressure/headache on left side of head right side, right side stings?
Hair thinning on side and back of head but not top of head. I have scabs sparatically on my scalp. Whats wrong with me?
Psoriasis/: You need to see a dermatologist for a full assessment. ...Read more
Hair loss on one side of head, the temple and side. It looks very weird and has been slowly getting worse for 1 year. Slight loss on the other side.
Perhaps hypoglycemic: Did you have a good breakfast this morning? I know you're across the pond so perhaps by my standards the answer would be NO! LOL! Nevertheless, HYPO glycemia comes to mind only because of your symptom of feeling faint. The sharp pain could be from a slight tension type headache. Do you get headaches? How long did the head pain last? Has this happened before? Fill us in a bit more please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The right side of my back & neck feel strained. The blood vessels on the right side of my head seem to thump w/ headache. Back of head hurts, too
Tomorrow I am failing from the stairs . Head injury on the left side. Left side of my head is swollen. Left side of my body is paining.?
Seriously?: Sounds like you need to take a trip to the ed for evaluation. ...Read more
Why does the hair on the left side of my face grow at a faster rate than the hair on the right side?
Hair growth: Depends. This is probably very normal. Perhaps you shave closer on the right side than you do on the left due to the way you hold the razor or whether you are right handed or left handed. ...Read more
What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it
Hard to say: This is difficult to say. It seems very related to motion and the direction you are turning your head. Are you also having neck pain and neck stiffness? This can lead to neck spasms. The muscles of the neck are attached to the side of the head and can lead to the sensation of tightness (ie. Pain) when you turn the head as it exacerbates the spasms of these muscles. A hot water bottle may help. ...Read more
Im feeling pressure on the left side of my head and toward the back of my head. Along with a little bit of dizziness ?
You may have TMD: You may have TMJ issues, try to find a neuromuscular dentist in your area. ...Read more
Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involve the scalp includ an allergic reaction to hair products or cutaneous lupus. See dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more
Small lump on mid left side of neck, pain in face and head on left side and down through left arm, what's happening?
After birth to my second child the left side of my head has been tingling, dizziness, headache, pressure on the left side also, puffiness on left side?
More details: How fast is your pulse. You can almost always feel your pulse in your neck below the corner of your jaw, on both sides: the carotid arteries. Too fast would be over 120, generally, although this depends on age and medications you might be taking. Do you feel fine otherwise? If you have symptoms of a fast pulse, dizziness, shortness of breath or chest pain then you need to call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m 21 years male...I m losing hair at side of head....Other parts hair are too thiner...How can I have thick and strong hair?
I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.
Middle ear infection: You have not shared any information with us, not even your age or duration of sx or other medical hx which makes any response to your question irrelevant to you. However, the symptoms suggest a middle ear infection with effusion and some mastoiditis and pharyngitis. Your doctor can determine if it is viral or bacterial and manage accordingly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thinning left side of head above ears and side bur, My hair is brown is see like it's lighter where it has become thinner.
I have a very tender spot on he top left side of head..it hurts to touch..been having migraines, blurry vision at times, and hair faliing out.
I am losing hair on the right side of my head and it became as a hole please can you help me to solve this problem. Thanks. ?
I have been losing hair on the sides of my head kinda of like streaks one doctor said to use 10 percent minoxidil and the other said use a multi vitamin. the minoxidil seems to help on the front of my head. have not used it any where else on my head ?
I am losing hair on the side of my head, above my ears and on my jaw line where i had thick facial hair. What would cause this?
Hair loss scalp jaw: Hair loss on the scalp and beard area could be alopecia areata, a condition where the immune system attacks hair follicles causing hair to fall out. Alopecia areata is usually treated with injections of cortisone. Other causes can include ringworm, a fungal infection, which is less likely in an adult. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Can anything b done about losing hair? My hair is long-wavy, curly, and it is front sides right side more.Not bad yet, but what treatments, costs? Am 23
See derm: See a dermatologist for a full evaluation to see if medical or surgical treatment would help. ...Read more
Why can I do to prevent balding? Losing hair not in the middle but to the left and right of the widows peak.
Medical management: There a few proven options to stop the hair loss. These include medications such as Minoxidil and finasteride. The two other options are laser light and protein rich plasma. A combination of all would be most effective. See a hair loss specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is a little over 5 mo is it normal for her to be losing hair in back and on sides she's getting bald?
My grandmother is losing hair in her scalp with sores also really bad itching with a mild Nehring on her left chronic artery ????
Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them.cannot say in your particular case, but problems in the CAROTID artery are not generally associated with skin conditions. Lots of other conditions (inflammatory, allergic, infectious, even autoimmune or psychological) can cause itching and hair loss. ...Read more
I took the injection...3 month contraception ..Instead of birth control pill.Could losing hair be a side effect ?
Doubtfull: Though I have heard that happening from a few patients, i'm not sure it is actually caused by the depoprovera, but is usually caused by something else. For example, many women start the shot after having had a baby, and it is common to lose hair in the first months after having had a baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of things: Besides migraine, lots of things can cause left sided headaches (or right-sided headaches). There is no disease which only causes left-sided headaches--if this is what you mean by your question. Other causes of unilateral headaches includes brain tumor, blood clots, bone infections, aneurysms, blood vessel malformations, cysts, scalp abscess, etc. ...Read more
Not enough info: You have not given enough information to know what might be causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Headaches: Are very specific to each person. If your doctor thinks there is a problem inside your head - your brain... Then get an MRI rather than a ct. The ct is lots of radiation. The MRI is none. The MRI is more detailed. It costs only 250-500 on insurance. And.. It is more definitive. Get it only under a doctors supervision. ...Read more
? muscle?: Put your fingers over the area where you feel the headache and then open and close. If it feels like the muscle, then look into why the muscle is cramping, which may be the bite, joints and muscle (tmj). The first thing to do though is check with your md to be sure there is no underlying medical problem. ...Read more
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