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What Are The Causes Of Hair Loss On A 15 Year Old
How much mcg of Biotin should a 15 year old take for hair loss. I've been losing a lot of hair & a dermatologist suggested to take biotin.?
Suggest you see: Your pediatrician, and have them Reglan (metoclopramide) hwork up your thyroid gland. You can take 2000 to 5000 µg a day of biotin no problem for hair thinning. However if you have excessive hair loss, you need to look at the cause of why this is happening, not just treat the symptoms. This could be related to stress, adrenals, or your thyroid gland. So talk to your doctor first before spending any money on biotin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Also control stress: Many people have reversible thinning of the hair about 3-4 months after a significant stressful experience. The time frame is related to the hair growth cycle that may very slightly from person to person. So besides good nutrition it is important to learn to handle stress too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Thyroid disease is one answer. Some blood test, done by a doctor, would be a good thing to find out why. ...Read more
"what can cause hair loss with a 9 year old healthy well nourished active girl? What can be done? "
Hair loss in 9 y.o.: Conditions that most commonly cause hair loss in a 9 year old child include alopecia areata, telogen effluvium (due to interruption of hair growth cycle by illness, surgery, stress, meds, etc), tinea capitis (fungal infection of the scalp). There are also much more rare conditions as well. Whether something can be done depends on the cause. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
More genes than diet: It may not be a deficiency in your diet, but rather due to your genes. However, you should get evaluated by a doctor to make sure you are not deficient in any vitamins and perhaps see a dietician to make sure your diet is balanced so you can get all of your daily nutrients. ...Read more
Can rid lice treatment cause perminate hair thinning/ hair loss? My three year old and I have experianced difuse hair loss shortly after using Rid. I left my treatment on longer then 10 minutes and my head was tingly for 3 weeks.
Can lice shampoo if left on to long cause perminate hair thinning and hair loss? On a 26 year old and a 3 year old little girl? My whole head of hair is damaged after using lice treatment and straightening my hair the next day.
THINK: Hair straightening is notorious for damaging hair. The hair becomes brittle and breaks off. It will still grow back. If you must use a "relaxer" be very careful. ...Read more
Is too much sex cause hair loss I'm almost bald and just 24 years old. What can I do? Is Hair Transplant recommended for me? Please help me : (
I'm18 years old and I am having hair fall. Currently using Androanagen tablets. They have any side effects? Do masturbation cause hair loss
Wrong question: Any side effects from this pill will be irrelevant because they are completely useless for anything. The only person to benefit is the person who sells this silly combination of worthless herbs. Don't be such a sucker. NO, masturbation does NOT cause hair loss or acne. It will not make you blind, either. The correct question is "should I buy androanagen tablets? " The answer is NO!!! ...Read more
I'm 30 years old and I suffer from hair loss, would taking a supplement that increases testosterone naturally cause more DHT? I also take Propecia.
You report several concerns!
You must discuss the information you presented to your Primary doctor. The doctor will help you feel much better when everything is under control! ...Read more
Hello I am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and I wanted to know what can I put on my hair or take to help it fill in?
Best to treat cause: First off, at least 2 of my siblings have suffered stress induced alopecia so I know how it can be related to nerves. However, not knowing you I am compelled to ask whether you've done a complete workup to discover if in fact, nothing else could be responsible such as hormones and such. If it is truly stress induced then, you MUST address that problem to definitively treat your issue. All the best ...Read more
Iam male 16 years old. I have 100+ daily hair loss for 1 year l. I know all the explanations in the world. I just need to know the medicine please?
Health Tap: You are asking us to do what we clearly state that we do not do. We do not offer treatment here. And, as you have been graciously taught, you cannot assume what your treatment would be until the cause of your condition is diagnosed. The cause of the condition dictates the treatment. Health tap does not offer treatment or product endorsement. ...Read more
Hair for chemo: Most hospitals or clincs dispensing chemo, have a connection to suppliers of toupees and wigs. You are not alone in this situation. Best of luck. ...Read more
Unlikely: Hair loss is not a common side effect of lamotrigine (lamictal). The periodic nature (two months, twice a year) would be unusual for a drug-related side effect as well (assuming you have been taking it for a while). The hair loss is probably something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there anything I can take to prevent thining hair and hair loss. I'm a 49 year old male white?
I'm 20 y/o male and have been losing hair for more than an year. Which blood tests should I do to find out the cause of my hair loss?
Consult b4 Bloodtest: As a traditionally-trained MD, I was taught to examine & talk 2 the patient before ordering any blood tests. Diagnosis can be made >85% of the time from a detailed history and physical exam & this is never more true than with hair loss. 95% of all male hair loss patients have NORMAL blood tests. Male pattern hair loss recedes the hairline w/ hair miniaturization. Seek a qualified ABHRS-cert'd M.D. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 32 year old male and was taking Buspirone (10mg twice a day) until I started noticing hair loss. How long until hair loss stops?
30 year old/ f, caucasian. For 10 months I've been experiencing head hair loss. No family history of hair loss in females. What is causing this?
Hi, I am a 25 year old male and with excessive hair loss on temples and receeding hairline. Please suggest medicine with dosage and duration for it.
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