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What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

Depends on chemo: Some forms of chemotherapy attack the systems in a cell that cause it to divide and grow. This is a good way to fight cancer but it also targets things that grow quickly like hair, the lining of your mouth and intestines. Some cancers have specific targets for which there are drugs - these do not attack your hair. Depending on the cancer there may or may not be a more selective type of chemo. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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Can dieting cause your hair to fall out and your skin to be dry?

Can dieting cause your hair to fall out and your skin to be dry?

Yes: Yes it absolutely can, especially if you are lacking certain minerals and vitamins and if your meals are not balanced. ...Read more

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What causes your hair to fall out?

What causes your hair to fall out?

Check thyroid : For a woman in your age range i would check your thyroid blood test and ANA blood test. If those are normal other tests can be pursued. ...Read more

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My hair falls out so much what can be the cause?

My hair falls out so much what can be the cause?

Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium which is where the hair goes onto a shedding cycle, may be caused by eating disorders, fever, childbirth, chronic illness, major surgery, anemia, severe emotional disorders, crash diets, hypothyroidism, and drugs. ...Read more

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Eyebrows just keep falling out can a dermatologist give me something that will make them grow back for sure ?

Eyebrows just keep falling out  can a dermatologist give me something that will make them grow back for sure ?

Dermatologist: Sure, check with a dermatologist to see what is going on. You may have a condition that causes hair on other parts of your body to fall out also. He or she can determine what is happening and provide a treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can cause my pubic hair to fall out all the time?

What can cause my pubic hair to fall out all the time?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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What could I do to make a loose tooth fall out faster?

What could I do to make a loose tooth fall out faster?

Wiggle it: If it were a baby tooth, wiggling it will help. You, however, are an adult. You need to see a dentist. ...Read more

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What can you do to make your hair grow faster?

What can you do to make your hair grow faster?

Be gentle: Good nutrition is paramount. Avoid habits that damage the ends, such as color treatments, heat (blow dryer, straightening iron, curling iron, etc.), excessive use of bands or elastics (which can break strands), and aggressive combing/brushing. Regular trims help keep split ends to a minimum and keep hair healthier as it grows out. Use an appropriate shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. ...Read more

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Implanon causes my hair to fall out. What to do?

Implanon causes my hair to fall out. What to do?

Not much: Hair loss is a reported adverse outcome in some women using Implanon although it is not a common complaint. First i would investigate with your doctor other causes like thyroid disease. If all else is normal then you may have to switch birth control methods. ...Read more

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What can you do to make your facial hair grow faster?

What can you do to make your facial hair grow faster?

Vitamins: Tough one here. Certainly vitamins, sleep, fluids all help but probably not the miracle pill you're looking for. Mostly this comes down to genetics more than anything else. ...Read more

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What are good ways to fall asleep faster and get songs out of your head?

What are good ways to fall asleep faster and get songs out of your head?

Listen some relaxing: Music or soundwaves on youtube. Sleep in a very dark room with eye cover. Meditate & pray! check out this inspiring video: www.Theinterviewwithgod.Com. ...Read more

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What to do for hair falls?

What to do for hair falls?

Depends: It depends on the cause. There are many causes including infection, malnutrition, and certain diseases. See a qualified, high-quality doctor for a full evaluation. Then the proper treatment can be determined. ...Read more

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My hair is falling out. What can be done to prevent this?

Hormonal Issues: If you are a woman, you should look at your thyroid levels and and your estrogen levels. If they are low, then replacing them would help with your hair growth. If you are a man, then also look at thyroid levels but also Dht levels that might be causing hair loss. Treatment of these two problems will correct the hair loss. You need nutrients for hair growth. There are supplements & gelatin. ...Read more

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Can cirrhosis make your hair fall out?

Can cirrhosis make your hair fall out?

Yes, it can: Cirrhosis can cause hair loss indirectly. In mild liver disease, however, hair loss (alopecia) may not be experienced. A scarred liver causes the body to lose many nutrients, most notably proteins and hormones, that are needed to maintain healthy hair. The hair is constantly being lost and replaced, which is tipped over towards more loss than formation of hair in cirrhosis. ...Read more

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What could cause your eyelashes to fall off?

Many causes: Eyelash loss can be due to many conditions the main being hormonal. Ocular allergies can be a cause as well. As always i suggest you get an complete exam by an professional eye physician. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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