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What Causes Hair To Stop Growing
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
What causes leg hair to stop growing during pregnancy? Is it lack of certain nutrients or minerals? I have psoriasis condition and am 28 weeks now.
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
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
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
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
Does your hair grow back if you stop elmiron (pentosan) cuz it causes hair loss will it grow back?
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
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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No: That is a myth.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: This is a common but untrue old wive's tale. ...Read more
Sir I am 22 years. My hair was black before but it is growing white. What should I do to stop it?
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
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
How can I decrease or stop hair growing on my chain. Also why dose one side of my chain have more hair than the other?
Can putting a headband on a baby from one week old up cause any problems such as creasing their head or causing their hair not to grow properly?
Headband: This really depends on how tight the headband is. Anyway why would you want to put a headband on a new born - ? ...Read more
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
People says if u have facial hairs u stop growing is that true becoz I have hairs and i gonna be 17 in october?
Health Myths: Nope. This is a fully false myth that has no basis in fact. ...Read more
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
No: It could grow back in more over time ...Read more
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
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
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