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My hair is breakin off near to my roots so I have patches of short hair what can I do?

My hair is breakin off near to my roots so I have patches of short hair what can I do?

Poss hormone changes: The follicles are not retaining the hair but the good news is you are growing new hair. If doesn't stop, go to dermatologist for some ideas on how to handle this. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger

What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger

Sebaceous cysts: A painless hard bump or lump on the head/scalp is usually do to a cyst, likely a sebaceous cysts, wen. These are usually asymptomatic and benign. The only way to be sure is to remove it and analyze it. ...Read more

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I am trying to figure out why my hair hurts in back near neck. My hair is not long enough for ponytail but feels like it used to if I slept w/hair up?

I am trying to figure out why my hair hurts in back near neck. My hair is not long enough for ponytail but feels like it used to if I slept w/hair up?

Seborrhea?: Around edges of hairline is more glands producing oil (sebum), if inflamed or scratched - can be inflamed or painful. Makes sure to clean your hair gently with soap, comb and massage while wet with your finger tips.
Avoid picking on any scabs or dandruff. make sure have comfortable pillow. If any symptoms beyond this consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have hairs on my cheeks near to eyes which I can't shave what should I do to remove them forever?

Laser or electrolysi: Laser hair removal or electrolysis are the safest permanent ways to remove unwanted hair in this area. ...Read more

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Help, how do I remove my hair bumps/ingrown hairs near my please?

Help, how do I remove my hair bumps/ingrown hairs near my please?

Hair Bumps: You have folliculitis. If you are looking for a long term solution, you may want to consider laser hair reduction (removal) or electrolysis as the main forms of treatment. Since the source of the bumps is hair, if you don't have hair you won't get the bumps. You also may want to consider stopping shaving and possibly just trim the hairs. ...Read more

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Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Hair removal: Yes depending on how it is done. Laser hair removal usually has the least side effects. As the other methods usually involve physicl trauma or chemicals. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a tiny little lump under my hairs where my bladder is. It near the middle but a bit to the left?

Is it normal to have a tiny little lump under my hairs where my bladder is. It near the middle but a bit to the left?

Sebaceous cyst?: The hairs on our stomachs have small oil glands. Sometimes these fill with a whitish soft substance that can form a small lump if the substance can't drain. Apply good eczema cream over area after every shower and observe. If it grows or becomes painful/red have it checked out by your MD ...Read more

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Hard, oval, 1inch by 1/2 in. Bump in hair near middle of my forehead. It doesn't hurt, seemed to appear overnight a few weeks ago. What could it be?

Hard, oval, 1inch by 1/2 in. Bump in hair near middle of my forehead. It doesn't hurt, seemed to appear overnight a few weeks ago. What could it be?

Bump: This could be an ingrown hair which has turned into a nodule or may be an inclusion cyst. If it doesn't recede in time, enlarges or becomes inflamed (redness and tenderness), have your physician examine it. ...Read more

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M having thinning all over top of my head, specially near my crown area and yellowish brown greasy stuff sticked to my scalp and hair roots. Treament?

M having thinning all over top of my head, specially near my crown area and yellowish brown greasy stuff sticked to my scalp and hair roots. Treament?

Dermatology eval: Dear wolf. From this description you need to be assessed by a dermatologist. This one requires one to one evaluation. Get seen soon so that you can treatment soon. Take care. ...Read more

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Tiny non painful pimple near anus in hair?

Tiny non painful pimple near anus in hair?

Observe for now.: And leave it alone. It may just be an irritated hair follicle. If it gets worse, you need to go see your doctor. ...Read more

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If I trim a few hairs near my breast would they grow thicker or more?

If I trim a few hairs near my breast would they grow thicker or more?

Or just pluck them: New hair growth after cutting may seem thicker & stiffer. That's because the "cut end" of the hair feels coarser. The previous hair ends that were older (and softer & thinner by being "worn down" by friction of day-to-day life) have been cut away. The part of the hair that is outside the hair follicle is not alive, so cutting hair does not change what is happening in the hair follicle in the skin. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a female to have black hairs around belly button (not near pubic area)?

Is it normal for a female to have black hairs around belly button (not near pubic area)?

Yes, not common: But still within range of normal. Some women have a line of hairs from their pubic area to their navel. More common in those with darker skin. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My two year old daughter seems to have two lumps on the back if her head near her hair line it's under the skin should I be worried.

My two year old daughter seems to have two lumps on the back if her head near her hair line it's under the skin should I be worried.

Probably not: In general, pea sized lymph nodes near mucous membranes (head & neck, groin) are not worrisome unless they are painful or growing. ...Read more

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I have multipule large bumps on the back of my neck near my hair line, they hurt to the touch and burn a little, what could they be?

I have multipule large bumps on the back of my neck near my hair line, they hurt to the touch and burn a little, what could they be?

Details: Are they raised, red, draining? How many? How long have they been there? Getting better/worse? The most common reasons for painful masses are infectious. You should be seen by a physician to determine etiology and treatment. Your primary care doctor or a dermatologist would be a good first evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi my age is 23 I am in bangalore my hair is losing in large amount and I have severe pain in middle of head and near ear what to do?

See a physician: There are several things that can cause hair loss and pain near the ear. If you are having any severe pain or fevers you should be seen immediately. If it is not severe you need to make an appointment to see a physician. You need an exam and some blood tests to find the cause. ...Read more

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Hi I have been getting very small bumps on my forehead and the sides ofmy face near the hair line for 4-5 years now. HOw can I remove it? Thanks!

Hi I have been getting very small bumps on my forehead and the sides ofmy face near the hair line for 4-5 years now. HOw can I remove it? Thanks!

Dermatitis: You need to see a dermatologist as you have probably tried all the over-the-counter medications he would be able to give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Normal sequence: Eyelashes grow on a cycle that is irregular so that some are growing, some fully grown and some falling out on a roughly 3 month cycle. So if you pay attention, you will lose a few each day but they will always grow back if all else is normal. ...Read more

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There's this annoying feeling kinda scratchy stingy feeling near my anus kinda in hair it doesn't go away been there long time. Went to doc and nothin?

There's this annoying feeling kinda scratchy stingy feeling near my anus kinda in hair it doesn't go away been there long time. Went to doc and nothin?

Could you be...: Referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered, as should pinworms. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse may appear as intermittent bulging, that may evade detection by exam. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions (even sublte ones) need to be considered. Also, proctalgia fugax possible. Get second opinion. ...Read more

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