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Doctor insights on: Uncombable Hair Syndrome

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Can you tell me about "uncombable hair syndrome"?

Can you tell me about "uncombable hair syndrome"?

Odd variant: This is a curious anomaly in which hair shafts are triangular and won't lie flat. It's probably genetic though this is poorly understood. This may be part of a genetic syndrome like ectodermal dysplasia, or may occur by itself. ...Read more

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Does smelly hair syndrome go away?

With shampoo: I never heard of smelly hair syndrome, but generally good daily hygiene, including the use of shampoo in your hair, should cure a smelly hair issue. ...Read more

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I have smelly hair syndrome;I feel like it has started in the past few months or so. It seems 2b emanating from the scalp though. Why's this happening?

I have smelly hair syndrome;I feel like it has started in the past few months or so. It seems 2b emanating from the scalp though. Why's this happening?

Smelly scalp: One of the most common causes of having a smelly scalp for several weeks or more can be a fungal infection. There is typically scaling and some hair loss . It would be worth seeing your personal physician in order to test for a fungal infection and prescribe treatment if present. ...Read more

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Can primary sjogren's syndrome cause hair loss?

Can primary sjogren's syndrome cause hair loss?

Possible: But not part of sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease affects secretory glands may have contributed to fall of hair. Also consider the the medications ( chemo ) you took before and current medications could be the cause , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

Maybe: You should see an endocrinologist for the answer. There are other physical features of klinefelters than those. The doctor can either confirm your suspicions or get rid of your concerns. ...Read more

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Could excessive hair growth be a sign of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Could excessive hair growth be a sign of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Possibly: Unwanted and excessive hair growth in a female could be caused by other problems as well. Pcos is a diagnosis of exclusion once other disorders are eliminated as possible causes. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Should i start taking estrogen? I get hair in weird places, like on my chin and neck

I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Should i start taking estrogen? I get hair in weird places, like on my chin and neck

No: With pcos the estrogen level is chronically elevated and additional estrogen will not help. Ocp's (which do contain estrogen) however would likely help by suppression of the ovaries. The hair changes you notice are probaly due to increased testosterone levels seen with pcos and would probably improve with ocp's as well. ...Read more

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