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Why Does A Lot Of My Hair Fall Out
Resting phase: Approximately 10% of hair follicles are in the 'resting phase' during which time the fall out to make room for new growth. Up to 100 hairs lost per day can be considered as normal. Infection, stress, nutritional deficiencies, certain diseases and hormone fluctuations can cause excessive hair loss. ...Read more
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
My husbands hair falls out a lot everyday. Hes only 19. No bald patches only hair falling out when you touch them. Its A LOT of hair falling out.
See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist. Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Androgenic alopecia? Poisoning or drug effect? etc etc ...Read more
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Weight loss/hair los: Similarly, vaccinations, crash dieting, physical trauma such as being in a car crash, and having surgery can sometimes be a shock to the system and a proportion of scalp hair follicles go into hibernation. As the environmental insult passes and the body recovers, the telogen effluvium subsides and there is new hair growth. This type of hair loss can happen two months after weight loss. ...Read more
In the last couple years i died my hair to may times and know it falls out a lot, what's good to stop my hair from falling?
Stop dyeing: The chemicals from dyeing are damaging your hair and hair follicles. Stoping dyeing and allow your hair to grow naturally and heal. ...Read more
My hair keeps falling out everyday when i brush it ... I do not have any bold patches but it just falls out a lot ?
Hair is cyclical: If you're shedding, as we all do, without any evidence of a "bald spot" then this is probably normal. There are "shocks" that occur to the body: pregnancy, post-partum and menopause which can cause large amts of hair loss as well. U didn't put ur age... Also metabolic disorders, thyroid, emotional stressors, metabolic d/o, etc. Most common is just no cause. Make sure that you're well. Take care. ...Read more
Off of Depakote for months but my hair is still falling out. Is there anything I can do to stop my hair from falling out like this?
ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. With supplements start at a Lo dose and work up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My hair comes out in the shower and when I comb it. Falls out mostly on top. But also sides. My hair is coarse. Could I be going bald?
Hair falling out: Need more information such as is your father bald? If so when did it start with him. Make a family tree and see who got bald and at what age. Some men become bald very early and this runs in family. Assuming your father is not bald and none of his make relatives are bald u are prob OK. This assumes your father is you genetic father of course. If it does not run in your family then check with Dr. ...Read more
My hair is falling out a lot in chuncks as well im 24, and get bad headachesbecause of it, i can brush my hair once and a chunck will come with it?
See a doctor: Based on your symptoms you should see a doctor. You may have alopecia areata which is a treatable condition. ...Read more
Not a podiatry ?: You need to contact your family doctor. ...Read more
I dont have as much hair on top of my head anymore either i dnt think i have mpb i have alot of stress but how does your hair fall out from stress?
Hair does: not "fall out" from stress!! There are "tales" about individuals loosing hair after a severe shock or life threatening event. Hair acn fall out with major illnesses but usually this kind of hair loss is reversable!! What you are describing is classic MALE PATTERN BALDNESS This is HEREDITARY and sometimes responds to ROGAINE (minoxidil) treatment. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
My hair is falling out excessively afraid of combing or washing a lot falls out in chucks, also have psoriasis?
See below: It sounds like you need seek treat for this. Seeing a dermatologist is a good start. You may also need to have your thyroid checked as this can cause hair loss as well. If you are having joint pain with you psoriasis, you may want to see a rheumatologist as well to make certain that you do not have psoriatic arthritis. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Why is my hair falling out in such large amounts? I can run my hands through it and hair just fall out. And I'm not on meds or anything!
Hair fall: Uncommon to have hair fall out at your age unless you and your hairstylist have been using different approaches to your hair care. Start by letting your stylist know your problem and if the answer doesn't help you I would have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You are normal: Every day hundreds of hair follicles fall out and new hairs grow back. If you are young and hairs don't grow back then see your doctor. As you age less and less hairs will grow back...this is part of the aging process and genetically determined...blame your mother's father for your hair line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A lot of hair fall what can be? I have this problem something like 3 jears. Somebody can help me?
See Derm: You need to see your dermatologist for evaluation, then treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more
Suffering from hair problem . take lots of medicine but result is zero .Please suggest what to do? Hair fall too much
Have a diagnosis?: If it's telogen effluvium, it will probably self-cure and just basic self-care is your best option. If it is alopecia areata, do not expect anything to work -- focus on being physically fit, on developing excellent interpersonal skills so you are well-liked, and perhaps consider the mystique and exotic glamor of a shaved head on a fine-looking woman. ...Read more
Separate problems.: The real name for "dandruff" is seborrheic dermatitis. Effective otc shampoos all contain either tar, salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, or a combination of them, so look for those ingredients. Dandruff does not cause hair loss, so that is a separate issue, with many possible causes. Your dermatologist will have to run some tests to determine the cause. ...Read more
My hair is thin and i suffering from hair fall , so may i know what actually is the problem for this on guess and cause for this ? Thanks a lot
Many: There are many different causes for hair thinning. Basically anything that affects the body can affect the sensitive hair follicles. Male and age 27 may be a form or early male pattern baldness which can respond to a topical medication. But it also can mean anything from thyroid disease, to anemia and vitamin deficiency. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
What can I use to stop my hair falling and increase its thickness !? Its really thin and falling a lot !! No history of hair fall in my family !
Does stress really make your hair fall out? My hair had been falling out a lot lately and i've been under a lot of stress. Could they be connected?
Hello.. I'm facing hair fall a lot since i was child..I'm almost 23 and i look like a bold..It's embarrassing cuz i'm a girl..Reasons and solutions plz?
I seem to have a lot of dandruff. Also how do I ensure that my hair stays strong, healthy, smooth and shiny?I also want to avoid breakage and hair fall.
Dandruff: If you are suffering from dandruff you need to be sure you are shampooing your hair everyday. A lot of patients do not shampoo everyday and this is a common cause of dandruff. There are wonderful over the counter shampoos that can really help your problem. Look for tar, zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide shampoos for this treatment. ...Read more
My hair fall out a lot lately after I have a baby. Any treatment to cure this? Product grown hair?
Oily head top, flakes, hair fall at the crown and temples. Lots of body hair. How do I stop the hair fall ?
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
I am 21 year old & I am having a lot of hair fall. I don't use hair styling gel etc. How can I stop my hair fall?
See below: The problem might be a stress related. You may consider to re-evaluate your life style. But also it can be a something different as well. The best way to approach this problem is to visit your trusted Dermatologist office, who can help you to find the underlying cause. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
18years old, 4 months post partum and my hair fall out a lot. What can I do or use to avoid it from falling out. It comes out in large sections. Help?
Hello doctor my question is how i could deal with my situation in which i facing the hair fall everyday, and finally thanks a lot doctor.
Hair: I would discuss this with your barber and also make an appointment to see a dermatologist. One or both will know what is best for you. ...Read more
Hi, i'm 27 .Six months ago i started to have face acne and my hair fall a lot to the point where i'm scared to comb it.What cause such condition ?
I am on clomid, (clomiphene) having lots of hair fall, can i take biotin and silica complex for the hair fall issue? Thanks.
I get horny a lot and i almost masturbate every day. Is it normal for me to do this and does excessive masturbation lead to hair fall? I am 22
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