Questions tagged [hair]

Questions related to hair, that fine, cyindrical, pigmented, keratinized filament growing out of a mammal's skin. Please use this tag for function of hair, hair color, hair loss, no hair (alopecia or baldness), too much hair (hirsuitism), or with diseases associated somehow with hair.

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Chain of treatment while suffering of hair loss [on hold]

I am suffering of hair loss ( androgenic alopecia ). It started two years ago. I went to the dermatologist, she researched my hormones and level of several vitamins. She said the reason of hair loss ...
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Can at-home laser hair removal on the skin of the genitals affect reproduction?

You can remove hair at home with these light-emitting epilators. You can buy them easily in some cosmetic shops nowadays. Can these so called photoepilators lead to infertility for the men or women on ...
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Are there any ways of preventing hereditary hair loss in people who have NOT YET shown signs of loss?

Most of the information I have come across online is about preventing further hair loss ('genetic alopecia') in people who are already balding or thinning. But I wondered whether there were any ...
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Are there any studies that prove the effectiveness of saw palmetto for restoring hair in the bald places and stop hair fall?

I'm looking for studies apart from the ones in the third link in my question, that prove the efficacy of saw palmetto in 1) stop hair fall, and 2) growing back hair in the places of the scalp where ...
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hair repigmentation and growth from secukinumab

I saw this study(link) about a patient who received a drug called secukinumab and experienced hair re-pigmentation from white to black and hair re-growth and as you can see the results are pretty ...
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a cure for gray hair is on the way? [closed]

I saw this news article (here is the article about it in a medical journal) and began to wonder if the cure for gray hair is on the way. Those immunotherapy drugs can restore hair color only in people ...
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Link between shaving body hair and weaker scalp hair

I suppose this question can be addressed to both males and females, but it would be interesting to know if it varies between the two genders (hormones, etc). I want to know if shaving body hair (...
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Has finasteride been shown to cause erectile dysfunction?

I was investigating finasteride as a treatment to male hair loss, when I came across the following study showing a 1.4% chance of getting erectile dysfunction (ED) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/...
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Does hair gel damage your hair? [closed]

I've been using hair gel for years now ( Taft gel from Schwarzkopf ), and after a day of using said gel when I scratch my hair there is a small amount of hair i take of glued up togheter. I‘m too ...
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Is it possible to never grow a full beard

I'm almost 30 now and have never been able to grow a full beard. It's not a thick beard either and quite patchy in places especially around my cheeks and jawline. My brothers have been able to ...
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Is dandruff bad? [closed]

I have a lot of Dandruff and I am just starting to lose hair. Is there any co-relation. I heard Dandruff is neither good nor bad, it is quantitative. Meaning that everybody has it, but on different ...
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My grey / white hairs disappeared - in some sense, is aging reversible? [closed]

I accumulated less than a handful of grey / white hairs during some stressful days in graduate school. I looked in the mirror often and couldn't believe that I was "aging". Now, having finished with ...
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Sensation of something tingling on head-hair - not itchy [closed]

I occasionally have this sensation that feels like something is crawling on a specific place on my head hair (left side about 2" above ear). It comes and goes, no certain time or periods to forecast ...
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Will hair that fall along with dandruff regrow?

I occasionally brush my fingers through my hair, and can sometimes feel dandruff stuck in my hair (not on my scalp). When I gently, as in really carefully and gently, remove these dandruff, I often ...
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Strange hair growth behavior

My hairs started to grow white when I was about 18. After that, I notice some of them grow black again, but mostly they are turning into white. At this age (24 y/o) almost half of my hairs are white....
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Onion juice and hair regrowth

I have read that onion juice is good to increase hair growth. Is onion juice really good for hair regrowth? I've heard/seen on the internet that Onion juice is good for this, is it worth a try ? ...
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Shampoos that are supposed to help hair grow - how long should they be left in before rinsing?

Some shampoos contain ingredients such as Biotin with the expectation that it will promote hair growth. Presumably the ingredient is in a format that can be taken up by the skin (or the hair follicles)...
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Why do my hair and scalp feel greasy and itchy until I shower?

I've recently noticed that I have dry, itchy skin - particularly on my shins and ankles - and I think this may be caused by the warm-to-hot 10 minute showers I have every morning. The problem is that ...
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Can you be hyperthyroid even if levels are in Lab range

Lab test shows normal T3 ,T4 and TSH levels but signs of hyperthyroid are present like hair shedding, increase Heart rate, irritability. Is it possible to be hyperthyroid or can there be other disease....
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Perfect Solution For Skin and Hair

i am planing to make routine that help to improve hair and skin health . I have Aleo Vera , curd , Fenugreek Seeds , Egg etc . And i hear that all these are very good for hair and skin . Now what my ...
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Is length a cause of alopecia?

I'm male and I have a long hair. But some people warned me and told me that having long hair makes it more likely to fall. Nothing I found on the internet really convinced me. Is it a real cause or ...
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What's the Right Amount of Conditioner to Use for Thick, Male Hair?

I tend to use almost a handful, but I don't know if that's dumb. I don't have long hair, either. On the top, I cut to 8 or 7, usually, and that's the longest I have it.
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5mg tablet (finasteride) and 2mg finasteride tablet

i am taking finasteride 1mg table, but these days, 1mg table not available. So i am taking 5mg tablet and make it half and taking it. So is that okay ?
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Does paste of Licorice root, Burdock root and Dandelion root reverses Hairfall?

I am suffering from hair fall from last five year. Whenever i comb my hair hard, small pieces of deal cell start falling from scalp. I tried PRP(Plasma riched platelates) and Minoxidill 5% but that ...
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Does daily hair wash reduce body heat and cause hair loss? [closed]

Does washing hair daily reduce the body heat? and Does washing hair daily cause hair loss or split hair or any hair problems and side effects in health?
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Prevent hair loss and best food for it? [closed]

Can any tell me that how to prevent hair loss, and which foods are best for hair growth? Also, can anyone tell me that which foods should take on which time?
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Is one nit enough to produce a new generation of head lice?

The website below claims that one nit is sufficient to produce a new generation of head lice. Liceguard Link Regardless of which treatment you apply, it is recommendable to remove all (or as many ...
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Estrogen level after sex

Estrogen levels ought to elevate after having sex in women and thus improve skin and hair quality. I do not find the scientific proof for this statement. Who can help?
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Hair graying due to water change

Recently I moved from India to Riyadh, because the change in water my hair started becoming gray. Is there any remedy for graying hair due to water change?. P.S: my age is 26 and am sure that this ...
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Homemade shampoo make my scalp too dry?

I've tried to make DIY shampoo but it dries my scalp too much(not dandruff). My combo: 1 tsp almond oil 1 tsp virgin coconut oil 1 tsp raw honey 1 tsp vegetable glycerine a few drops of vitamin E 10 ...
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Is it possible to acquire/activate subtle physical traits of different races through fluid exchange? [closed]

I'm male and have always dated different races than my own (Asian). I've noticed that when I started dating a blonde Irish girl, I suddenly developed some blonde facial hair (let's say one in 7 ...
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Constantly aware of hairs in particular region of face

Our bodies grow hair in various places, but normally we don't notice the sensation of our own hairs resting on our skin. It seems like the brain filters this out (probably to preserve our sanity!) ...
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Are there ways to prevent or slow down the development of white hair?

I am caucasian man. I am 32 years old. In the last times, a lot of white hairs have appeared in my head. I know this is not a serious health problem, but it makes me feeling older than actual I am. I ...
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what is the solution for hair fall? [duplicate]

I already googled lots of thing about prevention of hair fall,but did not get any satisfied solution,can any one suggest me best thing to prevent hair fall,thanks in advance
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What is the mechanism of action of Alphosol dandruff treatment?

For around two years I have been using Alphosol 2 in 1, which is a coal tar extract based shampoo, to treat my dandruff which I believe is caused mostly by my Psoriasis. Each application would leave ...
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How to fight beard loss without cortisol injections? [closed]

I guess losing beard area as a little blocks is a really bad situation. I asked this issue to a dermatology doctor, she said "Run away from stress". Running away from stress is definitely impossible ...
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Is there any health benefit or detriment from bathing?

I want to begin by making it clear that I shower at least once per day, wear deodorant at all times, and while I am not a neat freak, I take care of my personal hygiene. I am asking this question out ...
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Dandruff, or something else? [closed]

I am a white male with short hair--about an inch to four inches, depending on how long I've gone without a haircut. I've had problems with dandruff for a long time, or so I thought. With different ...
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Facial hair hygiene recommendations

What is the best way to stop beard dandruff? I wash my face regularly with Detol anti-bacterial soap, and for my hair and beard, I use a wide range of Pantene Pro-V products for my hair and beard (...
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What are the cures for gray hair?

As we know hair turns gray or white hair due to a lack of pigmentation and melanin. This article and study from 2009 and 2013 suggest that accumulation of H2O2 is due to oxidative stress which can ...