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Thyroid Hair Loss And Itching
I have had a problem with hair loss for years now it really bad, my scalp itches really bad and its dry hard patches in my scalp that i can't get off!?
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
I have a dry scalp which itches severe after washing hair.I have hair loss too. I'm planning to use 5% Minoxidil.Can I use Tgel and minox together?
Can use both : T-gel can be used once to twice per week. While Minoxidil must be used twice per day. I can't say if you will have any problems with using them both using that schedule. Of course washing off the Minoxidil every day soon after applying you will not benefit from it even if you are only a washing with water. ...Read more
My head is full of balls of sebum with huge deposits of it on the sides causing te hair loss and itching is it follicular hyperkeratosis cure?
Hair loss: Your condition can be due to follicular hyperkeratosis. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Rapid hair loss over 3 months all over top of head (recent itching) , No probs on blood tests..how can this be normal at 19 (fit with balanced diet)?
Dermatologists: I would consult a dermatologist to evaluate you for your hair loss. Thyroid disorders need to be ruled out. The dermatologist can tell what type of hair loss you have,what it may be due to,whether it's temporary and may be able to prescribe treatment for it. Some cases of premature alopecia are genetic. ...Read more
TSH 9.5/T4 1.0, migraines, itching, hair loss, fatigue, insomnia, painful dry eyes. Do I just have hypothyroidism? What other tests should my Dr. do?
I had very bad itching and hair loss and 5 months after that started i started getting a very flaky scalp, help me please what do I have!
I had fungal hair loss. should I use terbinafine only in the hair loss part of my head or on all my head because I have sometimes itching on otherpart?
I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?
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