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Will Hair Grow Back After Hair Loss
I have been having severe seb. Dermatitis and hair loss for two years. Will my hair grow back after treating seb dermatitis?
Generally yes.: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition that is thought to be due to a ubiquitous yeast called pityrosporum ovale. Flares of seb derm are typically associated with physical or emotional stresses, as do hair loss, which we call telogen effluvium. As long as there is no evidence of scarring (loss of follicles), your hairs will grow back once the stressor (s) are removed. ...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
Fractured foot 3 mos. Ago and am now experiencing thinning hair. Is hair loss related to fracture. Also had a lot of stress. Will hair grow back?
Can hair grow back if folliculitus is treated on time. I have experienced rapid hair loss due to it.
Previously I had been pulling my hair literally, like from the roots, and now I had focal hair loss. What can I do? Will my hair grow back? Help!
See derm: It should get better if you leave it alone. See dermatologist if it does not. ...Read more
If I get hair loss as a side effect of taking Lithium, will my hair grow back if I stop taking it? I won't stop it without pdoc's permission of course
See a dermatologist: First you need to make an attempt to define the condition. Hair loss is not likely because of Lithium. There is probably another cause. How much hair loss? Where? How long? The longer you take Lithium the more likely you will have low thyroid which may result in hair loss but is easy to treat. You can begin to understand the condition only after you see an expert. ...Read more
Does a topical application of procerin work? And does it help hair grow back or just prevent further hair loss?
Just ask perscriber: You probally ask the Dr. That prescribed it. ...Read more
I had been on isotretinoin (twice) and always had severe hair loss and folliculitis. Will the hair grow back or is it permanent loss?
I"ve been on ativan (lorazepam) 2mg for 10 yrs. I am experiencing major hair loss. If I stop taking it, will my hair grow back or is the hair loss irreversible?
Ativan (lorazepam) & hair loss?: Hair loss has been associated with Ativan (lorazepam) use, but the frequency is unknown. I'd be wondering about additional possible causes in your case -- like ongoing anxiety & stress that may have made your doctor prescribe Ativan (lorazepam) in the first place? Have you resolved these issues? How about your diet? Are you getting necessary nutrients? Has your thyroid function been checked recently? See your doctor. ...Read more
I was taking a medicine for a month that made my testosterone raise and I experienced hair loss so I quit taking it. Will my hair grow back?
It should. . .: So let me get this straight. You're a 26yo female who was prescribed testosterone? Hair loss associated w/t is due to excess t being converted into Dht (dihydrotestosterone). Once that level drops back to normal, hair loss should resolve. Of course, hair loss might also be coincidental to another health stressor. Best to chat w/prescribing doc re medication side effects. ...Read more
Does your hair grow back if you stop elmiron (pentosan) cuz it causes hair loss will it grow back?
Can daily stress be a major cause of male hair loss? Does it increase the male hormone? Can hair grow back?
Stress can result in many effects including hair shedding on anybody- male or female, Stress can also elevate cortisol levels that in turn can lower testosterone. Hair can grow back if the underlying issues are addressed.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/hair-loss/basics/definition/con-20027666 ...Read more
Permanent hair dye damage my hair three years ago I cut it, my hair grow back brittle, hair loss with a bulb on the end everytime will I go bald?
Probably not: If you're still growing hair, you shouldn't prematurely go bald. ...Read more
Is the hair loss from iron deficiency reversible. Can new hair grow back once I get my iron levels to normal?
I realize that hair loss can occur after dengue fever. Will my hair grow back. Could it all fall out? What can I do?
Telogen Effluvium: 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 infections. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months or longer. ...Read more
I was on depo-provera and noticed significant hair loss. I skipped getting the shot late nov. And it got worse. Will my hair grow back in time?
Should be seen: You should have testing for thyroid, iron-deficiency, or other causes of hair loss, but it is a side effect of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). It is a difficult problem to 'fix', takes a lot of time, and not a lot of helpful, effective interventions/treatments available. A dermatologist can help. ...Read more
I experienced hair loss from a diet pill that had testosterone. I stopped taking it once my t level is back to normal will my hair grow back?
Yes: As we get older, both men and women experience some hair loss. It is a normal part of the aging process. Androgentic alopecia often runs in families and affects some people more than others. In men it is often referred to as male pattern baldness. It is characterized by a receding hair line and baldness. Once you stop the testosterone you will know. ...Read more
If I have hair loss on my right leg due to insufficiency and have the saphenous veins stripped (insurance reasons) will the hair grow back?
I've been taking singulair (montelukast) for two months now. M I recall I noticing hair loss within 2 wks. Scalp felt like tight ponytail. Will my hair grow back?
It should..: Use of singulair (montelukast) is not known to cause hair loss, but significant illnes can. Other meds can cause hair loss as well. Generally, the hair will grow back. Just make sure you have your scalp checked out because ring-worm on scalp can cause hair loss which will not grow back untill it is treated. Cnsult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Steady gradual DIFFUSE hair loss scalp, eyebrows, arm, pubic etc. Over 2 years. Hair grows back but at LEAST 50% less dense. Shedding continues. Why?
Had itchy bump on head for 2 wks. Scratching, hair broke off at surface. Now have bald dime size circle around area. What is this? Will hair grow back
Sounds like alopecia: Areata, I would make appointment to see dermatologist for absolute diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more
Will my hair grow back after a skin biopsy on my head? My doctor wants to do a skin biopsy on my head, but i’m afraid i’ll have a bald spot?
It depends: Depending on how the bx is performed, you may grow back your hair. For example, the bx could be done using and eliptical incision, and the skin could be pulled back together and sutured, so you would have no bald spot when it heals. You would have to discuss the procedure with the dr. To see if they can accomodate your wishes as to trying to do the best procedure to prevent a bald spot. ...Read more
I scratch my head a lot, now I have bald SPOTS on my head about the size of a nickel how can I make my hair grow back?
What should I remove and add on my diet in order to make my hair grow back faster after having bald spots from Alopecia Areata?
A- If my receding hairline was caused by deficiency, then will the hair grow back in the bald area if I correct the defcy? B- Is it likely/unlikely?
Forget it: It is not due to any "deficiency". If you want to deal with real facts and possible treatment, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Small tender bump on the top of my head that I think I received from hitting it. Now it left a bald spot the size of a dime. Will my hair grow back?
Potentially you will: Not regrow your hair there. It would be appropriate to see a dermatologist for an evaluation of the area as you may not have the diagnosis correct. There are other potentially reversible causes for this kind of hairloss besides trauma. ...Read more
My daughter stopped taking her tablets for her thyroid but she has 2 bald spots will her hair grow back if she starts taking tablets again?
It's possible.: She will not know unless she tries. ...Read more
Tomorrow having non-surgical hair restoration cuz of severe general hair thinning. B4 adding new human hairs they're shaving the crown of my head. Will my hair grow back? I'm worried I won't like restoration but will be stuck w/ a bald scalp or near-bald! Plea
Yes: It will grow back. This is something you need to confirm and discuss in detail with your doctor. You need to know and understand the procedure completely. ...Read more
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