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Recovering Hair Loss
I lost alot of hair due to an illness and medications. Now recovered, hair loss stopped, will the hairs that fell out regrow now?
Possibly: Hair loss is certainly a side effect of many medications, and usually reverses when the offending medication is stopped. However, there are other potential causes for hair loss which can persist after medications are stopped and need to be addressed. For example, a cancer patient may develop iron deficiency anemia as a side effect of their illness, which can contribute to hair loss as well. ...Read more
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
My scalp was infected with fungal infection with hair loss. But now infection got away . but how to recover hair loss?? Plz suggest me
Age16years.2 years ago i had hairs loss, after shaving my head it is stopped but no pores are in my head from lossen area.How to recover lossed hairs
See dermatologist: Dermatologists in general are experts on disorders of hair and skin ...Read more
Let it grow: No way to make your hair grow quicker. ...Read more
Recovered from dengue maybe 4 months or so. But since then I have lost my appetite, easily tired and hair loss. Have I really recovered from dengue?
You recovered from the acute viral illness.: Thingy is an acute viral illness carried by a mosquito and estimated to affect over 500 million people worldwide yearly. There is not a specific treatment and symptoms vary from flu and flulike illnesses to death. If you get the acute hemorrhagic variety it does not bode well for you. It looks like in the assorted literature that this is mostly supportive although a lot of work on immunization is being worked on ...Read more
Never take meds unless necessary, but doc suggested vit. d and biotin forte (hair loss due to recent illness, but recovered) can these 2 help my body?
Yes and No: Taking vitamin D supplements is helpful to most people, because most people do not get enough vitamin D (either from their food and drink, or from sunlight). Taking biotin doesn't help a normal person who already has eats a balanced diet. There is enough biotin for essentially everyone who eats a healthy diet. Very rarely is anyone deficient in biotin. ...Read more
I am recovering from anorexia, besides increasing my food intake, what vitamins can I take to stop the hair loss and help it grow back?
Anorexia, Depression: I commend you for working to recover from Anorexia. I understand your desire to have your hair grow back. See the Physician for Thyroid problem, Anemia and Diet Daily multivitamin containing zinc, vitamin B, Folate, iron, and calcium could be helpful. Accept yourself, who you are, Respect yourself for achievements of your life. See a psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses of relationships conflicts ...Read more
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