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What could cause your eyelashes to fall off?

What could cause your eyelashes to fall off?

Many causes: Eyelash loss can be due to many conditions the main being hormonal. Ocular allergies can be a cause as well. As always i suggest you get an complete exam by an professional eye physician. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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What would cause my hair to be falling out?

What would cause my hair to be falling out?

Multifactorial : Thanks for your question! This is one of the most common questions I see in clinical practice. Essentially it could be iron deficiency, thyroid issues, or androgenetic alopecia. There may be other more rare causes too. In short, I would go to your doc and get some iron and thyroid checked! ...Read more

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What causes your hair to fall out?

What causes your hair to fall out?

Check thyroid : For a woman in your age range i would check your thyroid blood test and ANA blood test. If those are normal other tests can be pursued. ...Read more

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Can dieting cause your hair to fall out and your skin to be dry?

Can dieting cause your hair to fall out and your skin to be dry?

Yes: Yes it absolutely can, especially if you are lacking certain minerals and vitamins and if your meals are not balanced. ...Read more

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What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

What causes your hair to fall out after surgery and what can I do to make it stop.?

Depends on chemo: Some forms of chemotherapy attack the systems in a cell that cause it to divide and grow. This is a good way to fight cancer but it also targets things that grow quickly like hair, the lining of your mouth and intestines. Some cancers have specific targets for which there are drugs - these do not attack your hair. Depending on the cancer there may or may not be a more selective type of chemo. ...Read more

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Implanon causes my hair to fall out. What to do?

Implanon causes my hair to fall out. What to do?

Not much: Hair loss is a reported adverse outcome in some women using Implanon although it is not a common complaint. First i would investigate with your doctor other causes like thyroid disease. If all else is normal then you may have to switch birth control methods. ...Read more

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My hair falls out so much what can be the cause?

My hair falls out so much what can be the cause?

Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium which is where the hair goes onto a shedding cycle, may be caused by eating disorders, fever, childbirth, chronic illness, major surgery, anemia, severe emotional disorders, crash diets, hypothyroidism, and drugs. ...Read more

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What can cause hair to fall out?

What can cause hair to fall out?

Few common ones: Severe and prolonged illness, chemo, medication/withdrawal of such (i.E ocps), and following pregnancy are few common examples of causes of hair loss(falling-out). These will grow back in time. U lose about 150 hair per day, but those with longer hair and braid/tie their hair see fall-out more during showering because the fallen hair are still held in tie until release/shower/brushing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes you to have to take pins out of your hair before an x-ray?

What causes you to have to take pins out of your hair before an x-ray?

Yes: If your pins is made of metal, the answer is yes. All metals such as earings, pins, tong rings will show opaque white on the xray and may also show xray scattering (a ghost white image) and causes the xray to be less readable. Removed them if possible. If the pins are plastic, you do not need to. ...Read more

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My hair is falling out. What can be done to prevent this?

Hormonal Issues: If you are a woman, you should look at your thyroid levels and and your estrogen levels. If they are low, then replacing them would help with your hair growth. If you are a man, then also look at thyroid levels but also Dht levels that might be causing hair loss. Treatment of these two problems will correct the hair loss. You need nutrients for hair growth. There are supplements & gelatin. ...Read more

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Can sle cause your hair to fall out?

Can sle cause your hair to fall out?

Lupus and hair loss: Hair loss is a common symptom of lupus. Hair loss can also be seen with many other conditions. ...Read more

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What to do for hair falls?

What to do for hair falls?

Depends: It depends on the cause. There are many causes including infection, malnutrition, and certain diseases. See a qualified, high-quality doctor for a full evaluation. Then the proper treatment can be determined. ...Read more

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Can prednisolone cause your hair to fall out? What cab I use to help it grow back?

Prednisolone: Prednisolone can make your hair brittle so it seems like your hair is falling out. You can try a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. ...Read more

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What could cause my hair to falli out?

What could cause my hair to falli out?

Common ones: Severe and prolonged illness, chemo, medication/withdrawal of such (i.E ocps), and following pregnancy are few common examples of causes of hair loss(falling-out). These will grow back in time. U lose about 150 hair per day, but those with longer hair and braid/tie their hair see fall-out more during showering because the fallen hair are still held in tie until release/shower/brushing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What vitimans do the mds suggest to take to prevent hair from falling out for females?

What vitimans do the mds suggest to take to prevent hair from falling out for females?

Hair loss vitamins: Vitamins for hair loss include: biotin, iron, vitaminb, zinc, anti-oxidants like a.C & e, protein, and pantothenic acid. If you have female pattern hair loss which is genetic, rogaine (minoxidil) for men is more effective. If your hair is shedding you have a telogen effluvium and we use B12 shots to treat this condition. Visit your dermatologist to work up your hair loss as there are many causes. ...Read more

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What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

Lots of causes: Eyelashes fall out as we age, but can also happen with allergies, eyelid inflammation, infection, low thyroid hormone, poor diet and trauma. See an ophthalmologist to help in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes eyelashes to fall out?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes eyelashes to fall out?

Eyelash loss: Can occur for a variety of reasons. Everyone loses a few lashes daily, but excessive loss can be due to infection, inflammation, trauma, alopecia (i.e. Hair loss from other parts of the body as well), and several others. If your symptoms are significant, then you should see your ophthalmologist to have this evaluated further. ...Read more

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What could be the cause and what things do I do to stop any more graying and to get my hair black again?

What could be the cause and what things do I do to stop any more graying and to get my hair black again?

Graying of hair is: related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general – ...Read more