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Is it normal to have mid life crisis symptoms nowadays? I kinda recall jerry lee lewis' song middle aged crazy
Yes: Yes people still can have mid-life crises. ...Read more
Hi m south indian.Why doesn't shaving my head restore my grey hairs with black ones?The black hair cell died?
Gray Hair: Hair turns gray because of age and genetics, in that genes regulate the exhaustion of the pigmentary potential of each individual hair follicle. This occurs at different rates in different hair follicles. For some people it occurs rapidly, while in others it occurs slowly over several decades. Once the pigment is depleted, the hair will be gray or white and will never have pigment again. ...Read more
I am man 28 years old I am indian worked at bahrain sea man ....My face & body black & my head always dandruff?
Dandruff: Dandruff is a rash on the scalp that produces lots of flaking skin. It is not a dry scalp, and using pomades and oils may hide the scaling, but also may make it worse. Get dandruff shampoos like selsun and head and shoulders, and do a deep, lathering shampoo of her head and scalp, using each, every other day. You can also buy Hydrocortisone lotion 1% and rub it into the scalp and face. ...Read more
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11grade sexual harassment=depression & food to cope; now 1st yr college kickbox/lexapro/therapy i turn down guys and despise men except dad & bro why?
See PCP first.: The 11th grade sexual harassment need to be processed through therapy . Kickbox training gave you the power to fend off anymore sexual harassment but you're still angry . The Lexapro (escitalopram) help with the depression ( ptsd). See your pcp to refer to a psychiatrist or therapist. ...Read more
My daughter- 6 yrs old- came home from school today & I found what looked like fleas in her hair.But survived 15 min shampoo & don't jump&no eggs.help?
I was sittin in class & my heart started beatin hard & fast 110 beats per minute. Then slowed down what could this be? I'm a 17yr old f 5'5 & 150 lbs
Depends..: It could be a lot of things--stress, a cute boy/girl, etc. There is a condition called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Patients experience rapid heart rate, dizziness, lightheadedness. The risk of psvt increases if you use alcohol, caffeine or illicit drugs or smoke. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000183.htmdizziness if the episodes continue, you should seek help. ...Read more
Hair loss: Medical causes for hair loss could include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illnesses. For most people, it's because of genetic male pattern baldness. Hair loss can be worked up by one's primary care doctor. If no medical problems are found, then one can see a dermatologist and ask about Minoxidil and hair transplants. Best of luck! ...Read more
I'm 42. I lived in dallas, tx until I was 40 when we moved to oahu. My major depression has kicked into overdrive. Please help ! i'm scared of life.?
Treatment can help: It is not uncommon for depression to get worse when major life changes occur (like moving from tx to hawaii).Consider calling mental health of america hawai'i m-f, 9am-4pm to describe your situation so they can help you find help(808-521-1546) hawai'i has a 24/7 help line that is staffed by caring & knowledgeable folks(808-832-3100).If you are in a really dark & dangerous place please call 911. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm16, I am around 5'7 and 125-130 pounds dad is 5'11, mum is 5'5. I started growing facial hair in gr 9. Last growth spurt gr7-8. Did i stop growing?
Depends: An estimate using parental height gives your expected final height as 5'10.5"but you are shorter than expected on a growth chart. A simple x-ray of the left hand & wrist can be assessed for bone maturity and see how much longer you will grow. If the xray shows open growth centers you have more time to grow, if the growth centers have closed you are done. ...Read more
A loved one has suddenly died & i will be left with siblings as my parents have flown to the funeral in india. I feel scared, lonely & stressed.
Ask friend/neighbor: Sorry to hear of the loss of a loved one. It is not easy. Anyhow, it can be helpful talking to a friend, a neighbor, or a relative about the situation. Ask to see if anyone can come to stay with you until your parents return. Also, if possible, ask to see if you can stay at your relative's, friend's, or neighbor for a few days. It is better to have someone around. I am sorry and good luck to you. ...Read more
19yrold afraid of luv(reason unknown) n restless wen a guy who likes m is nearby lookg @ me n i bhv vry rude n involuntarily heart HS decd NT 2 luv..
My hubby plays in a men's league hockey team & in Nov. a fight broke out between the guys. His head got squeezed.
He never blacked out, but was dizzy.
Dizzy: Was dizzy? its now March, 5 months later. How is he feeling now? if he still has symptoms, see a doctor. If he doesn't then I'm not sure what the question is. ...Read more
I'm19yrs guy,Many middle aged ladies and my relatives many ppl told me I'm handsome.But im lacking selfconfidence.
Accept a good thing: Adolescence and early adult life are times when people's appearance and self-image goes through changes. Adjusting to this phase of life can be challenging. "Insecurity" is extremely common at this time. It's fortunate that many people find you attractive. Ultimately, your self-acceptance will depend on becoming a person who you genuinely like. Focus on your inner values more than appearances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follicle matrix: Chemo affects the hair follicle matrix cells as it does with any other rapidly dividing cells in your body. If the effect is significant enough, the hair will separate from the bulb and fall. Sometimes the hair itself gets thinner and breaks at the base. This is a temporary effect most of the time soon it should grow back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In genera is it (healthy, good, ok) to donate plasma? At plasma center on 104 west 3rd ave 99201 spokane wa? I am 20 years old m, healthy w/exactions
Plasma donation: Donation of your plasma is neither healthy nor unhealthy but you help many people for doing so! ...Read more
When I worked in grad school in georgia institution, I saw kids with massive heads lying in cribs. Why was that allowed?
You need more info: It is easy to pass judgment on sights that seem unjust. You need more information. It is not always that things are "allowed" as you say. There may be other circumstances that contributed....It may be very unjust, unfair, etc...And it may be that the staff was doing the best they could with the resources that had. You need more info to fully understand all that was going on. ...Read more
I suffer from male pattern baldness and considering hair transplantation.Doctors in India say one shouldn't wear helmet after surgery.True? Male,28 yr
Risk / benefit: The conventional wisdom is that the heat of a helmet may interfere with the hair taking root. I don't know whether that's true, but as a pathologist I've seen what happens to cyclists and construction workers who don't wear their helmets. Ask for how long, and it's not worth changing careers or even taking a serious risk. If you're physically fit, you look great regardless of where you have hair. ...Read more