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Oily Scalp Causes Hair Loss
Does oily scalp causes hair loss?Is it true if oil stays on scalp does it cause hair to fall out.Plz answer thankxx
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
NO: Oil production and hair growth are not related. ...Read more
Any remedy for severe hair loss? I have a family history of hair loss. And also I have oily scalp.
Hair loss: Finasteride pills can effectively delay male pattern hair loss. They must be prescribed and monitored by your doctor. They will hold your hair in for many years, likely for as long as you are taking them. However if you stop them your hair will fall out in a relatively short time to where it would have been if you had never been on them. Daily shampoo for oily scalp. ...Read more
My scalp is very itchy and I have severe hair loss I recently heard of tgel if I use it will it cause more hair loss?
Yes: Tolnaftate is a synthetic thiocarbamate used as an anti-fungal agent sold without prescription as a cream, powder, spray, and liquid aerosol. Tolnaftate is used to treat fungal conditions such as jock itch, athlete's foot and ringworm, and can be used on the scalp without the likelihood of damaging the hair. ...Read more
Hairloss cause by the microtauma at the scalp due to pressure in the medium cause by heavy hat how to I remove the pressure and stop the hair loss?
Must you wear it?: If this is a safety helmet, and the hair loss corresponds closely to where the hat rubs your head, and you can't go without it, then keep wearing it. People admire those who do "hard hat" jobs and the hair loss is a plus. Otherwise, get a second opinion. There may actually be some other cause, such as telogen effluvium or alopecia areata, worth identifying now. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
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