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What Causes Babies To Have A Head Full Of Hair At Birth
My hair is starting to fall out about 20 hairs at a time. I'm 33 yr old white male no history of baldness in family. What could be the cause?
Hair loss: Hair loss may result from multiple factors such as genetics, nutrition, hormones, vitamin & mineral deficiecncy, autoimmune disorders, enviormental factors, hair breakage, Telogen Effluvium amongst others. You should visit a Dermatologist who specializes in hair loss for further evaluation. ...Read more
I am a healthy 32 years old. I have a history of two misscarriages and one premature infant at 32 weeks whodied from complications of congenital hemangioma at the base of skull and ruptured vasa previa. What are the odds of me having a healthy baby?
Don't Give Up!: You should get the advice of 2 specialists: a fertility specialist to check if you have any antibodies, coagulation disorders, hormone problems, fibroids, etc that are complicating your pregnancies. Just in case, you should consider consulting with a geneticist (it would really help if the miscarriages were genetically tested). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Some of hairs of eyebrows of my sister's are fallen this winter, is this normal or I should prescribe a doctor.
I'm 29 and just lost my 1 month old baby due to hydranencephaly. What are the chances of problem in subsequent pregnancy? I need some advise.
Listed as 4%: Recurrence risk of this defect is cited as 4%. Prenatal diagnostic techniques allow detection of about 90% of those with this or related neural tube defects. ...Read more
Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
PATTERN OF ILLNESS: Many childhood illnesses go through an incubation phase.The germs they were exposed to are replicating in their system, but few if any signs are evident. When the germ load reaches a certain point, the germ itself (virus) or chemicals generated by germs enter the blood and fever rises and other signs are seen. Many are not as aware of their body or verbal enough to tell you early when ill. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Range of normal: Head sizes come in a variety of sizes, primarily based on genetics. The head growth is also responsive to the growth of what happens inside. If the genes decide the brain & supportive structure will grow large, larger skull size will occur. If the genes can put it all is a smaller package, the skull will be smaller. Size does not determine quality in the package. I would consider it a nl variation. ...Read more
This is out of curiosity if you get hit in the stomach multiple time can that affect a women's chance of having a child?
ABDOMEN TRAUMA: It does not affect your child bearing but it can damage your internal organs. Please remember you are not a punch bag. ...Read more
What causes hair to fall out at the age of 22? I am a 22 year old african american female. Some parts of my hair is thinning out. I do relax my hair. What are some reasons why besides stress and heredity?
There : There are many causes, including relaxers, chemicals, hot combs, excessively tight hair styles, and many others. Please read more at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Can you identify the possible cause of this type of pain and is there a way i can get it treated? I'm a 21 year old female who had a baby in 2008. Since the birth of my child i've had what i can only describe as phantom bruises all over my body. I get pai
You : You may be dealing with a condition called fibromyalgia. It is a syndrome that is characterized by widespread body pain. It is difficult to diagnose and treat. If possible resuest a consult with a rheumatologist. You may also want to consider accupuncture or accupressure. If you have any stress or anxiety that needs to be addressed as well. Best of luck. ...Read more
I'm a 17y/o boy with a lot of acne all over my face and chest including shoulders and back. How to get rid of it at least partiallly?
A dermatologist is: the best type of doc to see for acne. He/she will help you w/an exam, medicine, and hopefully education on the best type of diet. We all go through it and it's no fun. Keep yourself clean and be good to yourself and others. That's so much more important than complexion yet I respect the fact that this bothers you now. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am a 23 year old male with signs of thinning hair at the top of my head. What vitamins and foods can intake that may promote hair health\growth?
None: None. Get blood drawn for total and free testosterone. High serum testosterone can cause premature balding in a young man. Cjg. ...Read more
May i know the causes of having a high fever for a 6 months old baby? As of the moment he keeps on vomiting.
My wife have developed lot of facial hair in last 6 months. Is this a sign for something? Any medicine to reduce facial hair
Usually fine: “Babies born after 35 weeks are only mildly preterm and usually do very well.” (http://www.birth.com.au/premature-baby/survival-of-preterm-babies-gestation#.VVpX1fFdWM8) ...Read more
Pregnancy: Any radiation exposure can have accummulative effect on the body. We are cautious with x-ray exposure during pregnancy, especially the first trimester. However, dental x-rays are very safe with little radiation. Draping the patient with lead apron, and fast films or digital systems provide additional protection. If x-ray needed for emergency reason, unborn child will be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male 56 great health, some times of the year have flem in the head nose throat , what causes this, and recomendations on how to live with it etc thank?
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