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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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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