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Can my hair fall out if I bleach it all?

Can my hair fall out if I bleach it all?

Bleach hair: I would start with a visit to a hair stylist who will bleach it well and educate you about keeping it intact. The first visit may be expensive but better to do it now than wait for your hair to fall out. Many hair salons would sell you the better bleaches without bleaching your hair at their facility. ...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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I have alopecia and is bleaching and dying my hair a bad idea?

I have alopecia and is bleaching and dying my hair a bad idea?

Likely: Adding any Chemicals to your hair/scalp can potentially make it more brittle. Consult with a dermatologist before doing it. ...Read more

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Will my hair fall out during radiation therapy?

Will my hair fall out during radiation therapy?

In area treated: You will lose hair only in the area that is being directly treated. ...Read more

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I can stop my hair fall?

I can stop my 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

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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 can we stop hair fall ?

How can we stop hair fall ?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) (available OTC) can be helpful in some cases. Some men are genetically redisposed to losing hair early in life. If your father, uncles, and/or older brothers are balding then you are probably predisposed. If not, consider having your thyroid checked. Hair loss can be very disturbing to a man, but remember it is a sign of virulence, and many women like bald men. ...Read more

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How do I control hair fall?

Natural process: Would speak to your doctor and see what medication would be best to decrease loss. ...Read more

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How can I stop my hair fall?

How can I stop my 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

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How I can stop my hair fall?

How I can stop my hair fall?

Hair falling out: Please start with a clinic visit to your doctor. I cannot answer much more because you do not give any information about age, male or female, and the list goes on. If you can, please send a note giving me more information! ...Read more

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Solution to reduce hair fall?

Solution to reduce 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, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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How can i avoid my hair fall?

How can  i avoid my hair fall?

Hair loss: Medical causes for hair loss could include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illnesses. For most people, it's because of genetic male pattern baldness. Hair loss can be worked up by one's primary care doctor. If no medical problems are found, then one can see a dermatologist and ask about Minoxidil and hair transplants. Best of luck! ...Read more

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My sister is hair fall problem?

My sister is hair fall problem?

Slope is: Hair loss related to multiple medical reason physical stress due to inter current illness hormonal increased androgens increased thyroid autoimmune disease malnutrition can all result hair loss. ...Read more

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How I can I stop my hair fall ?

See: See your dermatologist for evaluation because there are several causes for this. ...Read more

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My hair fall and white, what to do?

More info: Please explain your question more. It is hard to understand. If your hair is falling out where and fit how long have you noticed this? ...Read more

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I have hair fall how can I stop it...?

I have hair fall how can I stop it...?

Copper: Using copper containing shampoo twice weekly can help prevent hair loss . Also please have yourphysician check your iron levels. ...Read more

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What the solution to treat a hair fall?

What the solution to treat a 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, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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