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Vita Hair Medication
I seem to be losing a lot of hair (way more then usual,) could it be from the medications I am on?
My wife is 24 & has noticed her hair is referring & falling out. She isn't on any medication so what could this be?
I want to regrow the full head of hair i had when i was younger. What medication actually works? And where can I get it?
Propecia (finasteride) can help. : Prophecies can help.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have color treated hair color.. It's dry and dull, what should I do to improve the texture? Any medications or products?
Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. May wish to discuss with your beautician. ...Read more
My hairs of head are turning white ..Plz suggest me what all healthy nutritions I should go for as i already tried medication and didn't work out?
Is medication induced hypertrichosis reversible? If yes, how long does it take for the hairs to regress? It has been 5 months thus far. Many thanks.
Yes: When the medication is stopped the hair will get better, and it may take a while. ...Read more
Maybe: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more
No: Some doctor here may surprise me, but as far as I know - the answer is "no". Being in good health is about all we can do to optimize our potential for growth anywhere in our systems. Optimal cell function requires good nutrition, hydration, circulation, etc. Sensible diet, exercise, rest, minimal toxins and chemicals that damage or irritate cells is the best way IMHO. ...Read more
More Meds needed: Nope. It is not the medication. It is the underlying hypothyroid condition. Your doctor should be monitoring this and raising your dose of medication until you are no longer hypothyroid. ...Read more
I am 24 and daily my hair is falling. I use so many medications but none have helped. Please give suggestions?
Multiple: The solution to hair loss depends on why you are losing your hair. One reason is male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia) for which Finasteride is prescribed. A different condition, alopecia areata, is caused by inflammation and dermatologists inject the site(s) with an anti-inflammatory substance. ...Read more
I have thin and oily hair and starts falling if i don't take shower for two days is there any medication for oily hair ?
Special shampoo: Get a shampoo for oily hair or wash hair daily. ...Read more
Is medication induced hypertrichosis reversible? If yes, how long does it take for hairs to regress? It's been 5 months- no change. Many thanks.
Perhaps : Usually time is the key. However everyone is different. ...Read more
I strted loosing hairs 2months aftr my t.B medications. I also lost 4 kgs during tht process.Its 9 months into hairloss! wht cld b the cause of it?
Hair care: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more