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What should I do about my hair loss after having my ovaries removed at age 35?

What should I do about my hair loss after having my ovaries removed at age 35?

Surgical Menopause: Your ovaries were your main source of male and female hormones. They regulate hair and skin vitality; affect osteoporosis, muscle mass etc. Unless the ovaries were removed because of cancer, you likely need labs including tsh, free T3 (liothyronine) and 4 and reverse T3 (liothyronine) run at a reference lab and bio-identical hormones replaced to a youthful level. Supplements and good diet to optimize / maintain hair growth. ...Read more

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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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Does having ovaries removed cause hair loss?

Does having ovaries removed cause hair loss?

Hair Loss: Yes, having your ovaries removed can cause hair loss. Hormonal therapy is usually effective for this type of hair loss. ...Read more

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Could my hair loss be due to ovaries removed?

Could my hair loss be due to ovaries removed?

Yes: Ovaries produce estrogen. A loss of ovaries result in a marked drop of estrogen which is needed for hair growth. ...Read more

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I'm 50, post-menopause, both ovaries removed, no HRT, and my DHEA is 476. I have hair loss, oily skin, acne. Is my DHEA high? Is this an adrenal issue

I'm 50, post-menopause, both ovaries removed, no HRT, and my DHEA is 476. I have hair loss, oily skin, acne. Is my DHEA high? Is this an adrenal issue

Need more info: Your DHEA is not too much out of the normal. I think you need to see an endocrinologist and have your thyroid function evaluated and have your pituitary checked into. ...Read more

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I'm having uterus and ovary pain, hair loss and headaches after a spotty unusual period I tested negative on pg test. No pain urinating but cloudy. Wh?

See doctor: There's no way to diagnose what you describe over the internet. You need a pelvic exam to see what's causing uterine/ovarian pain. Maybe even an ultrasound. Hair loss can be due to decreased estrogen or changes in thyroid, may want to have blood test check. Headaches may or may not be related to these other symptoms. Cloudy urine doesn't always mean something, pain and ^ frequency, do. ...Read more

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Please tell me any quick remedies for losing hair due to polystic ovaries?

Please tell me any quick remedies for losing hair due to polystic ovaries?

Not quick Rx: No quick remedies are present if you have PCOS with gradual increasing hair loss. Treatment may start if you see your doc and he uses to start you with spironolactone and/or finasteride. ...Read more

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I have thin hair and I loose about 35-40 hairs a day is that considered hair loss for my case? : (

I have thin hair and I loose about 35-40 hairs a day is that considered hair loss for my case? : (

Everyone different: Everyone is different but it is not uncommon to lose 50 to 100 hairs per day. If you are losing more hair than you have in the past then see your doctor to look for medical causes. ...Read more

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I had the birth control implanon for about 4 months. I noticed severe hair loss. I can't even wear my hair down. I had it removed about a week ago. What can I do to make my hair stop falling out. I.?

I had the birth control implanon for about 4 months. I noticed severe hair loss. I can't even wear my hair down. I had it removed about a week ago. What can I do to make my hair stop falling out. I.?

It will improve: If this is related to the implanon, it will improve over the next few weeks/months. Check with your doctor to make sure there is not another reason. Thyroid disorders can lead to hair loss as well. ...Read more

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What to do about excessive amount of hair loss?

What to do about excessive amount of hair loss?

Family hz?: This can be genetic, is dad or grand dad balled? If not you can start rogaine (minoxidil) ad look into medical conditions such at thyroid disease which can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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I'm have enormous hair loss at present, my age is only 22 but I'm going hairless at the sides, please help me out from this please.

I'm have enormous hair loss at present, my age is only 22 but I'm going hairless at the sides, please help me out from this please.

Genetic or secondary: This could be genetic or it could be due to an underlying illness. You need to discuss this with your physician and you may need to see a drmatologist ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to prevent hair loss at age 14?

Can you tell me how to prevent hair loss at age 14?

Hair loss in teens: First, if you are actively losing hair see doc to make sure your thyroid is working OK and to check your scalp. If preventive care is what you're looking for, first eat a healthy diet and get enough protein. Second, avoid excessives to your scalp. No excessive coloring, products, tension on follicles through braiding, heat that could damage hair. Keep hair and scalp clean. ...Read more

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What to do about permanent hair loss on accutane?

Hair loss: Sorry to read about your permanent hair loss.
You should see your hairstylist and look for wigs that would best suit you. ...Read more

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Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when I shampoo?

Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when I shampoo?

Hair loss: Hair follicles are very sensitive to changes in the body. Factors such as changes in sex steroids, cortisol and thyroid hormones can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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What are causes for hair loss on a girl of 18 yrs of age? Help please

Mechanical reasons: Mechanical reasons are the most common reason for hair loss in women. A hot curling iron, tight braids or pony tail, seborrhoic dermatitis, as well as illness and hypothyroidism certain medication will also cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can we do about hair loss cause of lichen planus?

See a dermatologist: Lichen planus can cause a scarring type of hair loss so I would be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I want to know about how to prevent hair from dandruff and hair loss and is dandruff causes hair loss?

I want to know about how to prevent hair from dandruff and hair loss and is dandruff causes hair loss?

Maybe (seborrhea): 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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My age is 18 years I have heavy hair loss Which tablet should I take to prevent hair loss And wat care should bee taken?

My age is 18 years I have heavy hair loss Which tablet should I take to prevent hair loss And wat care should bee taken?

ALOPECIA: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full lab work up especially Thyroid studies b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. If there is no improvement you may need to consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA aerata. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and ...Read more


Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more