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Doctor insights on: What Causes Hair To Stop Growing

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What caused hair to stop growing on my face in one spot?

What caused hair to stop growing on my face in one spot?

Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata is an acquired skin disease that can affect all hair-bearing skin and is characterized by localized areas of non-scarring hair loss. Alopecia areata, as a rule, is rarely associated with any other external or internal medical problems. Most often these bald areas regrow their hair spontaneously. ...Read more

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What can cause ur hair to stop growing?after a month of dying it blond I can notice growth of more than an inch but now there is no growth aftr 2 mnth

What can cause ur hair to stop growing?after a month of dying it blond I can notice growth of more than an inch but now there is no growth aftr 2 mnth

Stress: number one cause is stress. Chronic illness can also be another cause along with some hormone problems. Best to see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Can the copper iud cause my hair to stop growing because of the iron?, and what can i do to help it grow?

Can the copper iud cause my hair to stop growing because of the iron?, and what can i do to help it grow?

? iron ?: What about a copper IUD makes you think it has any iron involved, or anything to do with your hair ? These products have been around since the 70's and are made of copper (not iron). Your hair issue is something unrelated. Please see your primary doc or a dermatologist to sort that out. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

Dandruff shampoo: Regular washes with dandruff shampoo are the best way to prevent dandruff. You may need to shower daily or even twice a day. In order to make your hair thick, eat well (fruit, vegetables, and protein) and take a multivitamin. If that doesn't work, you might try taking Folic Acid or biotin which are essential ingredients for hair growth. Thyroid or other medical problems may also thin hair. ...Read more

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Does your hair grow back if you stop elmiron (pentosan) cuz it causes hair loss will it grow back?

Does your hair grow back if you stop elmiron (pentosan) cuz it causes hair loss will it grow back?

Hair loss: Ask your pharmacist if elmiron (pentosan) causes hair loss. If they say it is possibly the result of elmiron (pentosan) please call your doctor soon. No harm should come from a day or two not taking the med before you can see your doctor. ...Read more

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At what age does my hair stop growing?

At what age does my hair stop growing?

Unless you lose: it all - it can just keep on growing (even after you die). ...Read more

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What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

Rogaine, (minoxidil) Propecia: The only two hair growth products currently on the market with real clinical data to support their use are rogaine (minoxidil) (topical) and Propecia (oral). They work by different mechanisms, so I have my patients use both. Rogaine (minoxidil) is otc, Propecia requires a prescription. The downside is that insurance seldom pays for either one; but Propecia is about to go generic, which should lower the price. ...Read more

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Does shaving cause hair to grow back thicker and more quickly?

Does shaving cause hair to grow back thicker and more quickly?

No: Shaving hairs anywhere on the body is ok (as along as one does not create a skin rash by shaving too closely or getting too many ingrown hairs). Since the portion of the hair that is outside of the hair follicle is not alive, one's body does not know the hair has been cut (so cutting hair does not affect anything inside the body). The cut ends feel stiffer and sharper until they wear down again. ...Read more

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Is there a condition that causes your hair to not grow anymore?

Is there a condition that causes your hair to not grow anymore?

Yes: There are several conditions that can cause hair to stop growing. These range from systemic illness to inflammatory conditions like alopecia areata which can lead to total loss of body hair. You should have this evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am 22 yrs. My hair is growing white. What should I do to stop it.

I am 22 yrs. My hair is growing white. What should I do to stop it.

Cannot: Check your family photo album: if others grey early, it's genes. If recent major illness / shock / trauma / chemotherapy, then it's just you, but not reversing without hair dye. Manage your perception, as could have "turned loose" instead. ...Read more

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Sir I am 22 years. My hair was black before but it is growing white. What should I do to stop it?

Sir I am 22 years. My hair was black before but it is growing white. What should I do to stop it?

Cannot: Check your family photo album: if others grey early, it's genes. If recent major illness / shock / trauma / chemotherapy, then it's just you, but not reversing without hair dye. Manage your perception, as could have "turned loose" instead. ...Read more

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My hair always falls and doesn't grow at all, what can I do for it to grow and stop falling?Pls help

My hair always falls and doesn't grow at all, what can I do for it to grow and stop falling?Pls help

See a specialist: You need an evaluation by a dermatologist for openers. You may also need to see an endocrinologist as a hormonal condition may be the reason. If all specialists cannot determine what is going on, see a holistic md who can evaluate you from a holistic and functional perspective. ...Read more

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My hair has not grow in 3 years. What could the causes be and how could I make it grow faster and healthy?

My hair has not grow in 3 years. What could the causes be and how could I make it grow faster and healthy?

Deficiency: There are certain deficiencies that can cause hair loss or growth arrest of hair...iron, zinc, protein, Vitamins B&C are some common ones. Make sure to get a good physical and possible lab work done to determine what the exact cause is. Supplements that include Biotin help as well as scalp massage with aloe vera. ...Read more

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Year ago i suddenly started loosing my long hair & it braking off & texture diff. Hair is still growing but breaking from roots. List of what cause it?

Female Hair Loss: Female hair loss is often traced to a hereditary tendency passed along from mom and/or dad. Medications, illness, surgery, nutrition/diet, stress, surgery, hormones, age and many other risk factors can prevent healthy hair growth, trigger shedding and hair loss. Evaluations, accurate diagnoses and effective treatments are available at ABHRS board certified hair restoration specialists. ...Read more

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How to stop facial hair from growing!

How to stop facial hair from growing!

Facial hair: As a male, growing facial hair is part of your normal biological function. There is no real way to "stop" the hair from growing. What would need to be done is to destroy the hair follicles. There are options available for this ;#40;electrolysis, laser;#41; but before attempting to do this, be absolutely sure you want to do this because it would be permanent over the long term. ...Read more

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What causes facial hair to grow in women?

What causes facial hair to grow in women?

Androgens: Facial hair in women means they are producing more male hormones and it is direct result of that.Over production of testosterone or adrenal hormones
it is called hisutism
most common causes are
1polysystic ovarian syndrome
2adrenal tumors. ...Read more

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Will waxing make your hair stop growing back?

Will waxing make your hair stop growing back?

No, it won't: Waxing rips the hair from the skin (hair follicles) but the hair will grow back. Laser treatment can usually remove hair permanently. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive hair to grow on chin and neck of a woman?

What can cause excessive hair to grow on chin and neck of a woman?

Pcos: It means that she has high testosterone state in her body. One of the most common causes of that is polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is associated with irregular periods. There are multiple treatment options for it. The specialists that deal with it are the gynecologist and sometimes the dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes women to grow excessive hair on the face like a beard?

What causes women to grow excessive hair on the face like a beard?

Familial: In some instances facial hair growth in women is familial and not indicative of any abnormalities. In other cases excess hair is due to hormonal abnormalities from glandular diseases.. An endocrinologist would be the best type of doctor to consult in this matter. ...Read more