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Doctor insights on: What Is The Connection Between Endometriosis And Hair Loss

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How are endometriosis and hair loss connected?

How are endometriosis and hair loss connected?

None: Endometriosis is not related to hair loss. The treatments for endometriosis, such as birth control pills or gnrh agonists (lupron) might have a small increased risk of hair loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Is there some kind of connection between psoriasis and hair loss?

Is there some kind of connection between psoriasis and hair loss?

Scalp Psoriasis: If someone has moderate to severe scalp psoriasis there is a possibility that they may experience some hairloss or thinning. If the scalp psoriasis is treated, then the hair will usually regrow and thicken. Otherwise, there is little evidence to support a link between psoriasis and hairloss. ...Read more

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Any possible connection between gastritis/ acid reflux and hair loss?

Any possible connection between gastritis/ acid reflux and hair loss?

No: Outside of some extremely rare autoimmune thyroid disorder, there is no connection. The most common cause of baldness (androgenic alopecia) is caused by follicle sensitivity to the sex hormone Dht in genetically susceptible males. Acid reflux is related to esophageal sphincter function and acid production. ...Read more

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What specific blood test can detect reason for hair loss during bath? Can headaches have any connection?

What specific blood test can detect reason for hair loss during bath? Can headaches have any connection?

No one specific test: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium ...Read more

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Had miscarriage 10 mos ago, started noticing some hair loss a few months after and still now. Connection? Thyroid/labs ok and derm ordered more labs

Had miscarriage 10 mos ago, started noticing some hair loss a few months after and still now. Connection? Thyroid/labs ok and derm ordered more labs

Possible connection: Pregnancy causes wild changes in your hormones. Most pregnant women notice a nice increase in hair volume, which often falls out after the pregnancy is complete. Whether your hair loss is related to the pregnancy depends on how far along you were at the time of the miscarriage. Hormone levels might be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it true that too much vitamin b causes hair loss?

Is it true that too much vitamin b causes hair loss?

Hair loss: I am not aware of vit b complex causing hair loss. It may help hair growth: foe example: b6 can help to prevent eczema, dandruff, dry scalp and psoriasis, conditions that can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

I'm losing hair above the sideburns and temples, and pretty recently my parting is appearing too wide because of the hair loss. What might b d cause?

Stop Male Hair Loss: Hereditary hair loss is the most common cause of a receding hairline or thinning in the scalp of young men. Effective medical treatments are available from ABHRS board-certified physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss. Over-the-counter remedies have limited use. Early treatment is best because once the follicle is "dead and gone, " transplants are the only option. ...Read more

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What can I do about hair loss?

What can I do about hair loss?

Find cause: This may be hypothyroidism, malnutrition, a fungus, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, inappropriate androgenization (I see you are a female). Don't settle for less than a rigorous diagnosis; get seen by a physician who knows how to manage this. I also see you have helicobacter and 'can't take any kind of antibiotic'; you may conisder a bismuth preparation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair loss?

What can I do to stop hair loss?

See your doctor: If your symptoms are that intesnse, you need to see your doctor. Only he/she can make a correct diagnosis based on a physical examination. ...Read more

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How can I stop hair loss instantly?

How can I stop hair loss instantly?

Hair loss: You can't! That said, hair loss can be slowed down. See your doctor about this and/or your hairstylist. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat hair loss?

What can you do to treat hair loss?

Hair Loss: There are a lot of causes for hair loss and knowing that our hair goes through a cycle of growth and loss all the time and what we do to our hair is a main cause of altering our hair cycle leading to loss. Nutrition, Stress and hair products are causes. Get a good SLS free product and condition your hair. Eat healthy and remember to de-stress. If that does not work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can lead to hair loss in women?

What can lead to hair loss in women?

Low iron, thyroid: Many things can lead to hair loss including heredity, iron deficiency, an under active thyroid or hormone abnormalities associated with polycywtic ovaries. Temporary cause of hair loss include high fever, anesthesia, medications, rapid weight loss, and hair loss after delivering a baby. A proper diagnosis needs an exam and blood tests. ...Read more

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What is causing my very rapid hair loss?

What is causing my very rapid hair loss?

Stress, drugs, fever: Rapid falling of hair is called a telogen effluvium. It occurs 3 months after a stressful event, either physical or mental. High fever and drugs can also cause shedding of scalp hair. This is a non-scarring cause of hair loss and returns to normal over time. Biotin 5mg and zinc 30mg daily are co-enzymes for hair production. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more