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I have hairs on chin that irritate me?

I have hairs on chin that irritate me?

Might consider: Electrolysis or if they are dark/thick - laser may be an option. ...Read more

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Does head hair all grow at the same rate?

Does head hair all grow at the same rate?

Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more

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I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I think you will: Need to turn your statement into a question. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Small dark hairs on the chin of a young female. Why?

Small dark hairs on the chin of a young female. Why?

Depends on age: It is normal for girls to have fine (vellus) hair on the face. At puberty, some girls will develop a few dark (terminal) hairs as circulating hormones (estrogen, testosterone) increase. Heredity is a strong predictor of facial hair and it is common for women in certain ethnic groups. Heavy facial hair (hirsutism) is abnormal especially if accompanied by voice change, irregular periods and balding. ...Read more

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Any health problems with head full of hair when born?

Any health problems with head full of hair when born?

No: Unless there is hair on the palms, don't worry. That full head of hair will shed soon enough before new hair comes in. :). ...Read more

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What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

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

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Should I shave my head tp make my hair grow out fuller?

Should I shave my head tp make my hair grow out fuller?

SHAVE HEAD GROW HAIR: Shaving your head will not help to make your hair grow out fuller. If that were true, almost everyone in the world would be shaving his and her hair! Every hour. . ...Read more

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How can I get thicker hair in the crown region of my head?

How can I get thicker hair in the crown region of my head?

PRP: This is a more recent option which works well if your hair is just thinning. Will not work if you are already bald. ...Read more

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My hair are thin on the top of the head. What should I do?

My hair are thin on the top of the head. What should I do?

Multiple options: Camouflage with artificial hair; maintain existing hair density with Finasteride (men only... See your doctor for possible treatment); hair transplant microsurgery to improve hair density;. ...Read more

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I pluck out my own hair on chin. Will it grow back thicker?

I pluck out my own hair on chin. Will it grow back thicker?

No: Repeated plucking will eventually thin hair. If it bothers you and hairs are dark laser is long term to permanent option. ...Read more

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Is it normal for some hair on your head to fall out each day?

Is it normal for some hair on your head to fall out each day?

It's normal to have: A small amount of hair to fall off each day. If hair falls off excessively and more frequently, there could be an underlying medical condition causing it. Seek help. Best wishes! Http://www. Doctoroz. Com/blog/jodi-sawyer-rn/why-my-hair-falling-out. Http://www. Stylecraze. Com/articles/herbs-that-prevent-hair-loss/. ...Read more

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The roots of my hair hurt, especially on the top of my head.?

The roots of my hair hurt, especially on the top of my head.?

Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involve the scalp includ an allergic reaction to hair products or cutaneous lupus. See dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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My son has a white, kinky patch of hair on his head. What can I do?

My son has a white, kinky patch of hair on his head. What can I do?

See a Dermatologist: Often when someone has a focal patch of hair that grows abnormally on the scalp, it means that there is a growth under the skin in that location that is causing the hair to grow out abnormally. See a dermatologist to find out why this is happening. Sometimes it can be fixed/treated depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Why is it that the right side of my head has less hair than the less?

Why is it that the right side of my head has less hair than the less?

Hair loss: There are many causes of hair loss -- if it is localized to one patch it could be alopecia areata -- see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm losing so much hair from the front and sides to the back of my head?

I'm losing so much hair from the front and sides to the back of my head?

Depends on cause...: 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, hair transplantation, etc, . ..). 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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Hello some part of my head don't have hair? How can I solve this problem?

Hello some part of my head don't have hair? How can I solve this problem?

Depends where: Men typically have male pattern baldness due to androgens, additional factor is hereditary. ...Read more

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The hair on my head is so thin, is there anyway for me to thicken my hair?

The hair on my head is so thin, is there anyway for me to thicken my hair?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) is available over the counter --- try it for at least 3-4 months to see if you can regrow hair. ...Read more

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I find al little area in my head without hair this week it was not before?

I find al little area in my head without hair this week it was not before?

Alopecia: This sounds like alopecia areata, usually caused by stress and resolves on own. Sometimes dermatologists will prescribe steroid gels or cream or injections. ...Read more

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Can you decrease the amount of hairs shed on your head to only 5-10 a day?

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No - avg 50-100/d: In normally healthy adults, we lose on average 50-100 hairs each day. When we get sick or there's a change in our personal physiology, we can lose even more hairs each day. But it's not feasible to decrease hair loss down to 90% of average. Don't believe any ads promising such. Check out https://www. Aad. Org/public/skin-hair-nails/hair-care/hair-loss-vs-hair-shedding. ...Read more

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I am blond but have darkbrowm hair everywhere else but my head. How is that possible?

I am blond but have darkbrowm hair everywhere else but my head. How is that possible?

Genetics: You distribute melanin in your hair according to your genetic inheritance. Your body hair melanin inheritance is not equivalent to your scalp hair melanin inheritance. ...Read more

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I have hair tention in front of head. Is there anything I can do? I don't tie my hair.

I have hair tention in front of head. Is there anything I can do? I don't tie my hair.

Don't understand.: Please rephrase your question. Do you mean tension? Losing hair in front? Please explain so we can help you. ...Read more

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Why does the hair on the sides of the head stay while the hair on top falls out in men?

Why does the hair on the sides of the head stay while the hair on top falls out in men?

Pattern baldness in: Pattern baldness in men usually occurs with center head hairloss. Testosterone preferentially acts on scalp center hair follicles to loose and not recreate hair growth. ...Read more

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One side (left) of my head is having thicker hair as compared to right side. Is it normal?

One side (left) of my head is having thicker hair as compared to right side. Is it normal?

Unusual: It is unusual to have asymmetry of hair on one side of the scalp. Environmental factors or exposure would be the usual cause - what has happened to hair on one side that did not happen on the other? ...Read more

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I have already lost hair in front of my head. Is there any medicine to grow them back? Thanks.

I have already lost hair in front of my head. Is there any medicine to grow them back? Thanks.

Depends on cause...: 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