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Doctor insights on: Will My Hair Break If I Use Curling Iron

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Will my hair break if I use curling iron?

Will my hair break if I use curling iron?

Curling irons: Too mcuh hea tcan damage hair shafts. If yo do it right u hsould nto break them. I have never used a curling iron in my life and my hair is anturally curly and jsut curlign wiht fingers after good conditining has been good enough for me. ...Read more

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My baby is 5 months and i been losing so much hair for the past couple of months . I been taking my prenatal and iron . Can i take anything else?

My baby is 5 months and i been losing so much hair for the past couple of months . I been taking my prenatal and iron . Can i take anything else?

Telogen effluvium: It sounds like you have telogen effluvium which is common after child-birth. Any reversible cause of hair loss should be addressed such as poor diet, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, or medication use. You could see your doctor and discuss the option of trying rogaine (minoxidil). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you lose hair from iron deficiancy?

Yes.: Hair loss may be associated with nutritional deficiency. However, there are many other causes which should be considered. If your hair loss is due to dietary deficiency it may take months to return it to normal. Mild iron deficiency would not be uncommon in your age group. ...Read more

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Can iron pills make hair grow?

Can iron pills make hair grow?

No: If a person is not having hair loss due to bad iron deficiency, then taking iron pills will not change how her hair grows. Iron is a important nutrient, but too much iron is also toxic. ...Read more

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If Iron levels increased, can we see new hair growth in the first 3 months ?

If Iron levels increased, can we see new hair growth in the first 3 months ?

Hair Growth: If you lost hair due to low iron and you have brought your iron level back up, then yes, I would expect new hair growth within the first 3 months. Do make sure you are working under the supervision of a doctor. There are several potential causes of hair loss, and also you need to be sure not to use too much iron. ...Read more

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My hairs are extremely damaged by hot straightening iron if i shave off my head will my head grow healthy thick hairs ?

My hairs are extremely damaged by hot straightening iron if i shave off my head will my head grow healthy thick hairs ?

Nobody knows- perhap: Nobody knows for sure. It may, perhaps. You can only try and see what happens. If there is no damage to the scalp- like scar tissue etc from the hot iron- and as long as your nutrition is good- yes, i think there is a good chance that you hair will be better than your hair now. I don't know about whether it is going to be thick hairs-but i think, it would be better than your hair now. ...Read more

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When i'm washing my hair, I am loosing an abnormal amount... Is that because of stress, or low iron levels? I'm not sure and it's making me worried

When i'm washing my hair, I am loosing an abnormal amount... Is that because of stress, or low iron levels? I'm not sure and it's making me worried

Maybe: You need to see a dermatologist or primary care doctor for examination and testing to answer the question specific to your situation. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is hair fall related to deficiency of iron?

I'm wondering is hair fall related to deficiency of iron?

No: Iron defiency may cause anemia, which then can cause fatigue. There are many factors related to hair loss, but iron deficiency is not on that list. ...Read more

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Can low iron make my hair thin?

Can low iron make my hair thin?

Not by itself: Low iron, unless severe is unlikely, to cause hair loss. However, if associated with other conditions such as anemia, malabsorption, or malnutrition, it may contribute to hair loss or semi shed growth. ...Read more