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Salicylic Acid Hair Loss
Have white residue on scalp not flaky think it's excessive sebum some hair loss will T/Sal with salicylic acid work to clean scalp. Tyvm?
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
I don't think so.: Don't know how salicyclic acid would correct depigmentation of hairs. ...Read more
It can be used to treat/control psoriasis &
seborrheic dermatitis. Some people say they apply it to gray hair - but I don't know if it is effective or not. First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- we can't change our genetics. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc, Vit B or other nutritional deficiencies. Vegans are ...Read more
Does clobetosol propionate and salicylic acid ointment useful for hair regrowth when used on the scalp?
Hair loss: Yes it can helpGet a more detailed answer ›
Why is salicylic acid an ingredient in just regular shampoos? Is it dangerous to use? Will it make you hair fall out? Need some insight, thank you.
I had laser hair removal done in my public area an now I get non stop in grown hairs I've tried salicylic acid astringent no help please any advice?
How many sessions: Right after a laser procedure you can get some ingrown hairs. Sometimes you need a topical antibiotic. Make sure to go see the dermatologist who did your laser. This is where you have to be careful where you get laser hair removal. A dermatologist will know how to fix it! ...Read more
If the salicylic acid in my shampoo softens the karatin is that a bad thing or can it help. I don't want my hair to start breaking or coming out.
Won't hurt your hair: It's to loosen skin flakes from yoor scalp so they wash away. ...Read more
Do products that contains salicylic acid, glycolic acid, witch hazel, aloe clear hair bumps up on my private area right away!?
Ingredient: Check for other ingredients for which you may be allergic. ...Read more
How should I moisturise my skin after using salicylic acid face wash? I have white head prone skin.
If I put salicylic acid (acne medication) on my head, will that kill all the lice and their eggs?
Not appropriate: Lice medication is over the counter and has multiple names. See your drugstore. If you are uncertain about the diagnosis see your doctor and she will prescribe medication for you with detailed instructions regarding your clothing, sheets, towels, and laundry in general as well as your household. It is infectious and contagious. ...Read more
No: Outside of some extremely rare autoimmune thyroid disorder, there is no connection. The most common cause of baldness (androgenic alopecia) is caused by follicle sensitivity to the sex hormone Dht in genetically susceptible males. Acid reflux is related to esophageal sphincter function and acid production. ...Read more
Is 500 mg of panothenic acid a day too much? I read that this can cause hair loss I've been taking one capsule a day for 2 weeks I'm scared
No: It will not harm you. But it will not benefit you, either. It is in most foods. The harm is wasting your money. The harm is you thinking this is of value so you deprive yourself of something that really does improve your body. Try a dermatologist instead of a con artist. ...Read more
Yes: Alopecia (loss of hair) due to medications will reverse with stopping the insulting agent (the medication which caused it) The question is what to do if you need those medications to balance your moods, and function more adequately. Please consult with your prescriber to switch those mood stabilizers to another type, and use hair products to stimulate the growth and health of your scalp. ...Read more
31/F. Abundant hair loss/night sweats/weight loss/hot flashes/acid reflux. SED rate 111, WBC17.6, RUQ U/S negative. Very scared.
My husband was told taking folic acid could prevent and help hair loss. Is this true and is it safe to take 400mcg daily?
Previous ida. Now high B12 and folate (folic acid) levels. Ferritin result is not back. Significant hair loss and sob? Could high folate (folic acid) mask B12 deficiency? Thx
Masks anemia only:
High folate (folic acid) can mask megaloblastic anemia caused by B12 deficiency but does not affect B12 levels. The high B12 levels you have are proof that you don't have B12 deficiency. I don't know what ida is.
Hair loss ; sob can have many causes. It sounds like you are being evaluated for possible causes. ...Read more
Good day Doctor. Is that safe to consume biotin and/or zinc for treat hair loss? I've high blood pressure and suffering from acid reflux.
Can acid reflux or ibs cause hair loss or thinning? Everytime I eat my stomach starts gurgling and I have to burp but I noticed my hair is thinning?!
Probably not but...: Stress can cause an increase in IBS symptoms and reflux and also a thinning of the hair. Another possible cause would be thyroid problems. If you've had significant weight change, depression, constipation or other symptoms you should discuss thyroid disease with your doctor. ...Read more
How can one tell the difference between low b12 and pernicious anaemia? Mildly low ferritin, b12, folate (folic acid) and red blood cells. Hair loss too.
Hair loss, full body numbness, cold, constipation, severe leg & ankle oedema, stomach cramps, feeling full all time and severe acid reflux?
Please see a doctor.: You need to have some blood work checked. There could be several explanations for your symptoms, including thyroid disfunction. Please get in to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Find cause: This may be hypothyroidism, malnutrition, a fungus, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, inappropriate androgenization (I see you are a female). Don't settle for less than a rigorous diagnosis; get seen by a physician who knows how to manage this. I also see you have helicobacter and 'can't take any kind of antibiotic'; you may conisder a bismuth preparation. Best wishes. ...Read more