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When I comb my hair, a lot of them fall out. why is this happen?

When I comb my hair, a lot of them fall out. why is this happen?

Resting phase: Approximately 10% of hair follicles are in the 'resting phase' during which time the fall out to make room for new growth. Up to 100 hairs lost per day can be considered as normal. Infection, stress, nutritional deficiencies, certain diseases and hormone fluctuations can cause excessive hair loss. ...Read more

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What happens if my child fall asslep after she fell down and got hit on her head?

What happens if my child fall asslep after she fell down and got hit on her head?

Head Injury: Sleepiness, unable to arouse and nausea and vomiting all within the first 24 hours after a head injury in a child should be evaluated urgently by a physician. ...Read more

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How to control night fall? At least once happen in a week. Some say while walking u can control. Is it true? Help me

How to control night fall? At least once happen in a week.  Some say while walking u can control. Is it true? Help me

Man up!: "night fall" is a term used by people who want to frighten you about something perfectly natural, masculine and healthy -- your nocturnal emissions. If you don't ejaculate often enough with a partner or while entertaining yourself, this is going to happen. Anyone who tells you to "control" these is somebody you shouldn't ask for advice, be it "medical" or "spiritual." forgive my frankness. I care. ...Read more

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Actually am Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall.i don't why this always happen when am trying to stand after sitting. ?

Actually am Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall.i don't why this always happen when am trying to stand after sitting. ?

Anemia: Young girls can become anemic if they have heavy bleeding during their periods. See your doctor for a blood test to make sure you are not anemic. Also dehydration can do this so drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol (they are dehydrating). Take a multivitamin daily. ...Read more

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What are things that happen when you starve yourself? I heard your hair can fall out and stuff. Is it true?

What are things that happen when you starve yourself? I heard your hair can fall out and stuff. Is it true?

Starvation: In a 'normal' environment an average human body can go without 3 days of water and 7 to 10 days food after which most people can possibly die. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you jave tried for a baby for 4 months and nothing seems to happen. Can I fall pregnant ?

What does it mean when you jave tried for a baby for 4 months and nothing seems to happen. Can I fall pregnant ?

Depends on your age: If you are less than 35 years old you may want to continue trying for up to a year before seeking assistance unless there is something in your history that leads you to suspect that you may have difficulty conceiving (hx of abdominal surgery, endometriosis, irregular periods, etc). If you are over the age of 35 and it has been more than 6 month of trying you may also want to seek medical care. ...Read more

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How long does a filling usually last? I've had mines for almost 13 years. What happens after that? Will it ever fall out?

How long does a filling usually last? I've had mines for almost 13 years. What happens after that? Will it ever fall out?

Life of fillings: Some of my patients still have intact fillings that I have place over 25 years ago, and some chip or break in weeks if they are abused. There is no specific life expectancy for fillings. It depends upon the size of the filling, type of material used, location in the mouth, type of occlusion, habits such as clenching and grinding, and surrounding tooth structure, among many other factors. ...Read more

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My knee feel like its going to luck up on me sometimes. And I'm afraid I might fall down. What would cause this to happen?

My knee feel like its going to luck up on me sometimes. And I'm afraid I might fall down. What would cause this to happen?

Knee discomfort: Hard to say since I don't know your age. If you are in your teens, your growth plate may still be open and the leg may still be growing, which can cause some instability. If you are very active in sports, tendon and ligament trauma can cause this sensation, with fluid possibly present. You should get it evaluated. ...Read more