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Why Do I Lose My Hair
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
I lose my hair very quickly and i don't know what is the problem.I'm afraid that i can't see my hair again heavy.Can u give me a solution about that?
My hair is greasy but the end of my hair is so dry i lose my hair every day, what should I do that my hair come back?Any pills?
Hair: Try a shampoo for oily hair then a conditioner. ...Read more
Hair loss and Itch: This sounds like a fungal infection. This common situation is different that basic dermatitis or dandruff. The fungal infection may be a circular spot and the hair loss is in that same pattern. If anti-fungals over the counter do not work there are prescription strength pills that may work well. ...Read more
I have these hard bumps that fill with pus then I lose my hair on it and around it. VERY PAINFUL. No one has helped. Please help me.
Scalp cysts: are very common: epidermoid, pilar, trichilemmal, sebaceous. Pilar cysts can be painful if inflamed; sebaceous cysts contain oily skin debris material which can appear like pus, or you may have hidradenitis suppurativa...actual boils with pus in them. Sometimes the cysts have to be excised/removed; topical medicines or pills aren't enough. Work with a trusted dermatologist to find the answer. ...Read more
I lose my hair a lot I have blood test done my dr fine out I have low sex hormone biding globe what cases sex hormone biding globe please answer thanks?
Many possibilities.: Shbg levels are decreased by testosterone, anabolic steroids, polycystic ovary syndrome, low thyroid levels, diabetes, obesity, cushing's syndrome, and high growth hormone levels. Your doctor should be able to determine which of these (if any) are causing your hair loss, and treat you accordingly. ...Read more
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