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Why Am I Loosing A Lot Oh Hair
How many hair do we shed per day? What is the minimum you can loose? I loose 15-25 a day is that a lot?
100: Typical person gets 100 new scalp hairs a day, shedding 100 old hairs. ORAL isotretinoin may cause temporary shedding of more hairs, especially if you also take vitamin A (pills, not foods). Do not take multivitamins or vitamin A pills while on isotretinoin. Why are you taking this while suffering from weakness, nausea, difficult breathing????? Hair changes may be associated with illness and with ...Read more
Ever since i had my son on may 20th this year i've been loosing a lot of my hair especially when i shower is that normal? Or should I go get checked?
Weight loss: That is significant and unintentional should always be evaluated by a physician. There are many different reasons it could happen. Please make an appointment. Good luck! ...Read more
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But also check with your physician to rule out non-stress causes. ...Read more
Check thyroid labs : Yes, and so can a change in your thyroid levels. Get them checked. ...Read more
I have been loosing lot of hair lately and my hair has gone really thin. I am taking balanced diet but still it has not reduced.What should I do?
What meds?: Coul;d be lupus, your meds, or something else. I recommend nutritional support using biotin 7500mcg, a b-50 complex, and folic acid. You did not decribe alopecia per se, but if you are sick, you are also catabolic, and hair falls out faster. Since you did not mention meds, i can't help you there. See your rheumatology practitioner to address the meds. Keep in mind, damaged follicles shed! ...Read more
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I am 4 months postpartum and my hair is rapidly falling out - even in clumps sometimes i know you loose a lot of hair postpartum but this much?
Hello I'm loosing my hair and my menstuations is not normal, everytime late what I have to do? I try a lot off shampoo. But anyway it's not helping.
Hi . How dangerous is to have paragard IUD for my health ? I am loosing a lot of hair and feel tired all the time . I have it for 3 month now . Thanks
Paraguard: Paraguard does not cause your hair to fall out or be tired. You may need your thyroid checked. ...Read more
Sir am getting itching on my scalp a lot , really am loosing hari and am just 22 , what to do regrow my hair and i really feel bad i need help badly ?
See a Dermatologist: If you are losing hair at a rapid rate, and you are having a lot of itching in the scalp, you may have a condition that requires an accurate diagnosis to guide treatment. There are many causes of itching scalp and hair loss and treatments can vary widely. To start, you can get an anti-dandruff shampoo and use it daily. The most common cause for scalp itching is dandruff (seborrhea). ...Read more
I dont have any other symptom of thyroid abnormality but i am loosing a lot of hair in past 4 months.Should i go for thyroid function test ?
Hair loss: Probably not a thyroid issue but see your doctor. If thyroid is OK you should be refferd to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
I'm 27yr old male. I noticed since last 6months i have been loosing lot of hair. My hairs are getting thinner, itchy scalp, and break very easily.
Fungus?: Key here is itchy scalp. Makes me think fungal- something called tinea capitis. Hair thinning overall or in distinct patches? Another thought would be underactive thyroid- while more common in females do see in men and thin, breakable hair is one of many symptoms associated with this. A few blood tests should tease it out- then a trial with a medicated shampoo if bloodwork normal. ...Read more
The top center of my head has a bump, hurts to the touch, constant pressure, headache and loosing lots of hair easily in that spot. Is that normal??
I'm 33, had 2 pregnancy in last 4 yrs have 2 kids! loosing lots of hair n have a very dry skin. What can I do?
Have it evaluated: There are medical problems that can cause these issues. See a doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Im only a teenager and I have hashimotos thyroid disease. My big concern is that im loosing a lot of hair.
I loose a lot of eyelashes and eyebrow hairs , I feel sluggish , no energy & I recently lost 12 pounds due to diet change is that causing my problems ?
I had typhoid 2 years ago and lost lots of hair to it and i still loose it now even though i cured it.(i still get instant allergies in my upper body)?
Hair loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different conditions- like significant infection, high fever, skin/scalp condition- like infections, thyroid problem, nutritional deficiency, hormonal problem, idiopathic/familial/male pattern baldness etc. Yes, thyphoid fever can trigger hair loss. Other conditions should be considered. Start by seeing dermatologist/primary care doctor. ...Read more
I am 28 , I have been loosing a lot of hair lately , i would like to know an effective treatment for hair loss ?
I am loosing a lot of hair. Had my blood checked for thyroid and hormone imbalance & they both came back negative?
I am loosing hair on forehead and public hair. I sleep late at nights(2.Oo clock) this could be the reason for the hair fall?I drink lots of blacktea.
Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have Propecia (finasteride) (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Peace and good health. Unless under extreme stress, going to bed late is not the cause. Tea is fine unless it is keeping you from sleep. ...Read more
I am nine weeks pregnant and loosing a lot of hair. I'm on synthroid, (thyroxine) could it be my thyroid? What else could it be?
My period was 2 1/2 weeks late then getting bloody discharge aching arms and sore ankles also im loosing a lot of hair weight hard to shift tiredness
First thing that:
Comes to mind is low thyroid? I would go in and get evaluated to make sure that's not it .
You really need to get evaluated, i would get seen. ...Read more