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What is the reason of hair fall.And how it can be prevented.Please suggest me.?

What is the reason of hair fall.And how  it can be prevented.Please suggest me.?

Depends: This depends on where the hair is falling from, how old you are, your gender, undelying illness. Perhaps you should see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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My sister is facing hair fall. She have dandruff as well as a sensitive skin. Kindly tell how to control it and what's the reason for hair fall.

My sister is facing hair fall. She have dandruff as well as a sensitive skin. Kindly tell how to control it and what's the reason for hair fall.

Hair/scalp: There can be many causes for hair loss, but in this case due to the signs of scalp irritation (flaking/sensitivity) i would be concerned about inflammation or infection. I recommend seeing a primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Except thyroid what r d other reasons for hair fall? How i know d other reason ?

Except thyroid what r d other reasons for hair fall? How i know d other reason ?

Skin: It can be a sign of poor diet, especially if the diet does not have enough protein calories. Hair is made of proteins. The other common problem is a fungal infection in the scalp. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for hair fall? Is there any home remedy to prevent Hari fall

What are the reasons for hair fall? Is there any home remedy to prevent Hari fall

Hypothyroidism?: Skin dry? Finger nails chip, crack? Bottom of feet crack in winter? Synthroid (thyroxine) might not help. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Nw my TSH is normal but having thyroxine prescribed by doctor. But my hairfall never stopped.Wat vil b d other reasons 4 hair fall.Which test i do?

Nw my TSH is normal but having thyroxine prescribed by doctor. But my hairfall never stopped.Wat vil b d other reasons 4 hair fall.Which test i do?

Multiple causes: With a normal TSH it is not hypothyroidism. You may have increased levels of testosterone and a derivative, dihydrotestosterone. At age 23 you may be on birth control drugs that is causing hair loss. Also autoimmune diseases may be associated with hair loss. See a gynecologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I am loosing hair on forehead and public hair. I sleep late at nights(2.Oo clock) this could be the reason for the hair fall?I drink lots of blacktea.

I am loosing hair on forehead and public hair. I sleep late at nights(2.Oo clock) this could be the reason for the hair fall?I drink lots of blacktea.

Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have Propecia (finasteride) (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Peace and good health. Unless under extreme stress, going to bed late is not the cause. Tea is fine unless it is keeping you from sleep. ...Read more

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What is the reason of sudden diffuse hair fall in young female provided that she has no telogen effluivm nd she is otherwise healthy?

What is the reason of sudden diffuse hair fall in young female provided that she has no telogen effluivm nd she is otherwise healthy?

Many possibilities : hormones, infection, inflammatory illness can do this . You can ask your physician or have you see see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I am badly suffering from hair fall. I don't know reason, i tried many oils but it didn't work. Please help me to solve this, what should I do?

I am badly suffering from hair fall. I don't know reason, i tried many oils but it didn't work. Please help me to solve this, what should 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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Sudden oily scalp n severe hair fall at the age of 19F. Vitamins,minerals,thyroid are normal in range. It increases in humid climate. What is d reason?

Sudden oily scalp n severe hair fall at the age of 19F. Vitamins,minerals,thyroid are normal in range. It increases in humid climate. What is d reason?

Most likely: This is most likely telogen effluvium. Read up on this and see if it describes you. Usually no cause is found and it goes away on its own. ...Read more

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Hair fall happening.Feeling pins & needles sensation in legs.What is the reason?Thyroid normal. I am taking Vit b12 injections and vit d tablets.

Hair fall happening.Feeling pins & needles sensation in legs.What is the reason?Thyroid normal. I am taking Vit b12 injections and vit d tablets.

No: General pins and needles tingling in the legs and here falling out is not normal this could be signs of vitamin deficiency thyroid disorder many other mad about courses she primary care physician for evaluation examine Labs ...Read more

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I am have hair fall & pins & needles sensation in my legs and arms.TSH is normal.I am taking vit b12 injections and vit d tablets.What is the reason?

Neuropathy: We lose hair every day but balanced by the regrowth, when the balance goes off the hair fall becomes prominent, hypothyroid is not the only reason for the hair fall, make sure you eat healthy balanced diet. Genetics, the water and stress plays some role also. Pins and needles are indicative of nerve irritation, see a neurologist for further w/u ...Read more

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Is my hair loss hereditary or could it be because of some other reason?

Is my hair loss hereditary or could it be because of some other reason?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is hypogonadism curable?Is hypogonadism a reason for hair loss?

Is hypogonadism curable?Is hypogonadism a reason for hair loss?

Depends: Hypogonadism can be treated, no matter what the cause. Whether it can be "cured" depends on the cause. Most causes of hypogonadism due to problems of the testicle cannot be cured. Hypogonadism usually leads to preservation of scalp hair, not hair loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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