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My Hair Is Falling Out In The Shower
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
My hair comes out in the shower and when I comb it. Falls out mostly on top. But also sides. My hair is coarse. Could I be going bald?
Hair falling out: Need more information such as is your father bald? If so when did it start with him. Make a family tree and see who got bald and at what age. Some men become bald very early and this runs in family. Assuming your father is not bald and none of his make relatives are bald u are prob OK. This assumes your father is you genetic father of course. If it does not run in your family then check with Dr. ...Read more
My hair is falling out excessively afraid of combing or washing a lot falls out in chucks, also have psoriasis?
See below: It sounds like you need seek treat for this. Seeing a dermatologist is a good start. You may also need to have your thyroid checked as this can cause hair loss as well. If you are having joint pain with you psoriasis, you may want to see a rheumatologist as well to make certain that you do not have psoriatic arthritis. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Hair falling out in strands, I only rub my fingers through m hair and it will come out. Or wen I'm in shower it cz out, in morning on m pillow, itchy?
Why does my hair scalp hurt, especially after putting my hair in a pony tail then letting go of my hair afterwards? It hurts the roots too.
Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists.Telogen effluvium is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress or by medications. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. This is treated with B12 shots. ...Read more
Why do I have demodex linfestation in my hair in my nosterls /eyelashes private parts hair not growing back the way it use to and falling out easy, ?
If hair falls out with a white bulb at the end that hair is broken hair or is it normal shedding my hair falls out with white bulb im worried?
See dermatologist: The best answer would come from seeing a dermatologist and having full evaluation. Would also check T4 and TSH (thyroid function). ...Read more
My hair is very thin & curley skull is oily. It also fall when I comb after showering. Which is the best male shampoo for this condition?
Try this: Zinc pyrithione shampoo can be helpful to some people with oily scalps. Not evidence based - but another thing you can try to calm some anxiety of falling hair is to wash your hair every second day. Lastly, if you see a doctor and they think it's male pattern baldness there are meds like Minoxidil and Finasteride that you can try. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair: Many causes. You could see your hairstylist or barber - your gender is not indicated. You could also have your doctor to refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Lots of hairloss, especially in the front where i can see my scalp in between my hair.I also get natural oil in my hair after 2 days of my wash.Help!
Male pattern thining: This may be a genetic type of hair loss but uncommon in a 20 yo. History is important. If she uses a hair style that pulls the hair tight on the anterior scalp she could have traction alopecia. This could be a patch of alopecia areata which would feel smooth like velvet. A scarring alopecia with lupus , scleroderma possible. Getting oil in her hair after 2 days is normal. Washing qd ...Read more
My husbands hair falls out a lot everyday. Hes only 19. No bald patches only hair falling out when you touch them. Its A LOT of hair falling out.
See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist. Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Androgenic alopecia? Poisoning or drug effect? etc etc ...Read more
My hair is itching and falling out, very easy even if I rub my hair it fall in strands, but no ringworm on head, tips of eyelashes are white also?
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
My hair falls out a lot after my hair was washed at the salon with nails clawing at my scalp. Could their be permanent damage and will not grow back?
Only in the case of: Alopecia. And usually a stimulating scalp massage INCREASES blood flow to the scalp, and does NOT cause hair loss. Every hair goes through 3 cycles. It might be that it is just a coincidence that you go around the "falling out" cycle. Maybe next time just ask for less nails and more fingertips with the wash! ...Read more
I can see extremely thin, small hair falling mostly on the screen of my phone, is my hair miniaturising?
More likely ear hair: Unsure of what is going on, but your hair most likely is not miniaturizing. You may be loosing some ear hair (thin ear hair on outside of ear, thick older person ear hair) that is coming out after heat of you phone and sweat causes them to fall out on your phone while you are on it. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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