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Should I Wax Hair On My Back
I shaved my head today with clippers cus my hair was damaged. I was wondering how do I take care of my scalp and hair while it's growing back out?
Be healthy: Stay healthy, stay out of the sun, and if you do go out protect your scalp with a hat or use sun block and your hair should grow back without any issues assuming you have no cause for it not to. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a bump on my head 3 weeks ago. I scratched it and peeled the scab. Now I have a bald spot my head. How do I get hair growing back on the spot?
Time and patience.: It sounds as though the hair was traumatically removed with the scab. Since you did not have issues prior the scab, it will simply take time and patience to see the hair regrow. Viviscal is a nice over the counter treatment that may speed up the process of hair regrowth in areas such as yours. If the bald spot starts to enlarge, see a doctor. You may have a condition called alopecia aereata. ...Read more
I am losing hair on the side of my head, above my ears and on my jaw line where i had thick facial hair. What would cause this?
Hair loss scalp jaw: Hair loss on the scalp and beard area could be alopecia areata, a condition where the immune system attacks hair follicles causing hair to fall out. Alopecia areata is usually treated with injections of cortisone. Other causes can include ringworm, a fungal infection, which is less likely in an adult. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
I dyed my hair with splat hair dye and I got some in my ear and I'm afraid it's gone deeper in my ear. What should I do?
Exam: 23 year old lady with dye in the ear. Stay calm. Go and get an exam, your physician can look into your ear canals with a scope and see how much dye is in there. Impacted canals filled with wax are cleared with a dilute Hydrogen Peroxide solution, water and tools can be used to remove the foreign body or substance if it is necessary as a result of your exam. Good luck. ...Read more
I had shampoo on my hair and I have the hair removal I thought the hair removal was conditioner I rubbed it all near my penis. Now I have red dots ..
Hair remover: Scrotal skin is tender and the hair remover has irritated it. This should resolve on its own. ...Read more
I dyed my hair 2 days ago, I have developed lumps under my skin on my neck, burning and itching on my neck, head and ears. What do I do?
I could easily pluck my hairs on my chest & my facial hairs too fall when I rub my skin.I also see lot of hairs falling during my bath.I'm balding too?
Hair loss: You answered that you have allopecia? If this is the case this is an autoimmune dz where your body sees the hair follicles as foreign and attacks them which makes the hair fall out. If generalized this is difficult to treat. If concerned about scalp direct steroid injections can help small areas if not more generalized immune suppressing agents can be use. See rhuematoligist for treatment options ...Read more
I started having hair bumps on my arms and legs two years ago. I exfoliate regulary but it just smothes out leaving dark spots. Ps: I epilate my hair.?
burn hyper pigment: When one uses an exfoliating agent, a chemical is in effect burning away the hair follicles. Skin can become hyper pigmented after this treatment and more so if there is exposure to the sun for 6 months. As a result the patient trades loss of hair for pigmented areas. It would be best to use a sunscreen of spy 15 or greater for six months while doing the exfoliation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have trichotillomania, I pull and rub my right eyebrow area. The area has hair missing and I was wondering will it grow back eventually if I stop?
Hair pulling: is a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. You need to be treated for this by someone who specializes in OCD. Anti-depressant medications can be helpful through your doc or a psychiatrist even though you may not be depressed. Hair is likely to grow back but you need to treat the root of the situation. Peace and good health. Symptoms are simply the branch. ...Read more
Hi I have bumps on my arms and back i think it's my hair clogged. My dad has it on his back. Maybe genetic. Is it acne or blackheads? Help? Treatment?
Keratosis Pilaris: You likely have Keratosis Pilaris, which is keratin build up which covers the fine vellus hair follicles that most people have on their arms, and blocks the hairs from erupting properly. The skin then gets rough or irritated. The simplest way to control it is to use a loofa-type body buff whenever you shower. Don't rub it too hard, but with regular buffing it may improve. ...Read more
No: You do not need to shave your head, however, you may need help with your picking at your hair issue. Many times when we are stressed, we pick. If you stop picking, it should grow back. ...Read more
My hairs are falling very much.Everytime i put my hand in my hair, hairs fall out or come in my hand.Also, recently i got to know I have dandruff too?
Testing: If you havent seen a doctor in a while, you should see them. Low thyroid and other issues may cause this problem, but you need evaluation to see what is the cause and what can be done. ...Read more
Bleached my hair, and now it's a bald spot on my hairline and a red bump what can I possibly do? Am I gonna lose more hair? I bleached my hair last wk
Bleeching hair: Put hydrocortisone. Cream on bald spot 2-3 times a day for 2 weeks ...Read more
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