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My hair falling out in the shower, what to do?

My hair falling out in the shower, what to do?

There are many: possible causes, which your doctor or even a dermatologist can investigate for you. ...Read more

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Help, my hair falls out in large amounts in the shower. What can I do?

Help, my hair falls out in large amounts in the shower. What can I do?

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

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After a night of drinking, my hair falls out much more in the shower. Why is this?

Don't worry: It has nothing to do with your hair loss . All of us lose up to 100-200 hair everyday and you particularly notice it in the shower. You also form new hair everyday the same number to keep it even. So don't worry ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out? Over the past two years, I have lost 83 lbs. In a safe, healthy way. But recently I have noticed that a lot more hair is falling out than normal, especially in the shower. What could this be? Should i start taking a vitamin?

Why is my hair falling out? Over the past two years, I have lost 83 lbs. In a safe, healthy way.  But recently I have noticed that a lot more hair is falling out than normal, especially in the shower.  What could this be?  Should i start taking a vitamin?

Medial?/ nutirtion: That is alot of weight to loose there are alot of factors to examine for hair loss.. Male or female.. Medical conditions in both? Nutritional factors.... See your pcp or dermatologist and get a work up.... ...Read more

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I gave birth 3 months ago, breastfed for 6 weeks and my hair is falling out like crazy in the shower. Am I ok?

I gave birth 3 months ago, breastfed for 6 weeks and my hair is falling out like crazy in the shower.  Am I ok?

Yes: Hair loss after pregnancy is not unusual. It is called telogen effluvium and occurs because normally 90 per cent of your hair is growing, but during pregnancy 100 per cent is growing so with change in hormones you will experience shedding of 10 per cent of all hairs along with normal shedding. This will stabilize in a few months. You can use rogaine (minoxidil) for 6 months if necessary. ...Read more

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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

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Hair falls out in in clumps in shower, brushing, pull up in pony tail for work Causing breakage. What can cause it? Health concerns? Treatment?

Tight hair vs medica: this is often due to pulling of your hair by your ponytail. This is the first thing we think of. However there can be other causes and you need to see your physician and be referred to a dermatologist to help clarify the reason for your hair loss ...Read more