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My hair fall out so much.....Please give me some treatement?

My hair fall out so much.....Please give me some treatement?

Must find the cause: The normal hair growth goes through 3 phases: anagen (growth, lasts up to 8 yrs), catagen (transitional--2 wks), telogen (resting--1-4 months). Severe 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. Consult doc for eval if u are that worried. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Why does my hair fall out?

Why does my hair fall out?

Many reasons: Multiple reasons can cause hair loss such as weight loss, low iron levels, post-partum, thyroid problems. See your internist, dermatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Why does my hair fall out?

Why does 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

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How fast does my hair fall out when I lose a bunch of weight?

How fast does my hair fall out when I lose a bunch of weight?

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

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Why hair fall in saudi so much...?

Hair Loss: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists. Telogen effluvium is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress or by medications or phycical or mental stress. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. ...Read more

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Everyday how much hair fall is acceptable?

Everyday how much hair fall is acceptable?

About 150 a day: We lose about 150 hairs a day. ...Read more

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My hair is falling too much. What should I do to stop my hair fall?

My hair is falling too much. What should I do to stop my hair fall?

Hair loss: Hard to answer that in a 25 year old. At the very least you should see your doctor and you may need a referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Suffering from hair problem . take lots of medicine but result is zero .Please suggest what to do? Hair fall too much

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

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My hair are falling from 3 to 4 years. Before i had very heavy hair but now very thin. I have so much discharge. Is that the cause for hair fall?

My hair are falling from 3 to 4 years. Before i had very heavy hair  but now  very thin. I have so much discharge. Is that the cause for hair fall?

Telogen Effluvium: You most likely have a telogen effluvium which is where the hair goes into a shedfing cycle. Causes of telogen effluvium include illness, major physical trauma, menopause, crash diets, severe psychological stress, major surgery (especially with general anesthesia), hypo- or hyperthyroidism, anemia's, acute and severe blood loss, heavy metal poisoning, we treat this condition with B12 shots monthly. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more