Hair Loss

Hair Loss
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You lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day. That's normal, and in most people, those hairs grow back. But many men -- and some women -- lose hair as they grow older. You can also lose your hair if you have certain diseases, such as thyroid problems, diabetes, or lupus. If you take certain medicines or have chemotherapy for cancer, you may also lose your hair. Other causes are stress, a low protein diet, a family history, or poor nutrition. Read more on MedlinePlus.gov.
Last Update May 28, 2016
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Melatonin capsule causes hair-loss a few weeks after you stop taking them
| juneworldcup
HI all - please share if you experienced hair loss a few weeks or a month after taking Melatonin? I am experiencing that and all my blood work is excellent - no thyroid, genetic cause etc.

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What can I take forthe cough I get daily to stop it?
| success7
I have a dry cough, I have gain
ed weight, also experienced hair loss and it is not on the bottle these side effect.

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Severely bloated tummy
| delta7428
I went up from size 9 to size 13 on lamictal with very little weight gain. I look pregnant. I have been off of it for about 2 months now and the tummy not going away! Has anyone else had this reaction that has went off of it? .. How long does it take?
I also experienced excessive flatulence, small bowel movements, and hair loss. Those all stopped within days of going off the med.

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What should I do
| karengreene217
I'm losing my hair, I've been taking 25mgs. Of January for a few months. And have noticed that my hair is leaving

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Can Duavee cause hair loss?
| Regina Marie
I have been taking Duavee for a little over a year. Recently I've noticed I am loosing my hair on the sides of my face. There are thinning areas as well as small areas that are near bald. Can the Duavee cause this side effect?

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I have Dermatomyositis.
| Pegdub1
Has anyone else had hair loss from Plaquenil? My hair has gotten thinner from Plaquenil.

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Ever since I got my midlife crisis episode. I get the flu so often, my feet are like redhot coals the fever produces hair fallout?
| Leopardess
Why do I have burning hot soles when I get the flu symptoms, plus hair loss.

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Gabapentin and pills
| Trennasoares24
Crps and gabapentin pain sucks now even hair loss to what's next just need a break take pill have pain loss of function of right hair neck pain all I asked is for God to save me now learning how to lefthand this is going to be a great year all I can do is wait for surgery and my birthday (may1582)

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Falling apart
| Lorie-1
I'm 49 and for 3-4 yrs have had sores all over my body I'm a picker so I when a sore itches it's an intense itch so I scratch it til it bleeds I have hair loss, sores on my scalp,arms,back,abdomen,butt,right lower leg,armpits at times get lil costs as well as my whole vaginal area and inner groin r sores also my labia is bruised and swollen I get costs on my vagina and butt as well my Dr sent me to a skin clinic with no resolve Please Help
Dancer 1
May 21, 2016
Look up nickle allergies. I have the same thing and 2 Dermatologists did nothing. There PA that I heard was so good gave me the allergies test for 38 things. I am allergic to nickle & gold and it is in almost in all our foods and particularity among women. You also can start hair loss big time as you age

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I'm falling apart
| Lorie-1
I have sores on my abdomen,arms,butt,vagina,and back I pick the scabs off as the sores itch badly also losing my hair and have sores on my neck,and head the sores on my labia and but turn into boils or costs after I scratch as I have intense itching I bleed I've been going thru this for about 3 yrs now my Dr sent me to skin clinic with no resolve HELP
Dancer 1
May 21, 2016
See reply above from Dancer 1. There is a special nickel diet to try. Research internet for foods, all metals, zippers , hair dye etc etc. Europe is cutting back on use of nickel and the US in increasing. Wonderful

Medications for Hair Loss

Finasteride
185,996 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Propecia, Proscar, Procecia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.5
Satisfaction
3.6
Helpfulness
Propecia
150,933 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Finasteride, Proscar, Procecia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.4
Satisfaction
3.1
Helpfulness
Minoxidil
170,613 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Rogaine, Loniten, Hair Regrowth Treatment, Rogaine Extra Strength, Hair Regrowth For Men
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.5
Satisfaction
4.1
Helpfulness
Rogaine
103,923 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Minoxidil, Loniten, Rogaine Extra Strength, Hair Regrowth Treatment, Rogaine Extra Strength For Men
Method of use: Foam
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.4
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Nizoral
74,908 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Itching, Dandruff, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Nizoral A-D, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric, Ketodan
Method of use: Ointment, Pill, Shampoo
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Spironolactone
73,334 discussions
Taken for: Acne*, Hair Loss*, PCOS*, High Blood Pressure, Cystic Acne*
Other names: Aldactone, Spirono, Spironolactone Plus, Spironol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Proscar
40,203 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Enlarged Prostate, Male Pattern Baldness
Other names: Propecia, Finasteride, Procecia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Deca
526,101 discussions
Taken for:
Other names: Durabolin, Durabolin 50, Androlone D, Anabolin LA
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.4
Satisfaction
4.7
Helpfulness
Methylsulfonylmethane
47,812 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss*, Arthritis, Acne*, Joint Pain, Allergy*
Other names: Msm/Glucosamine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.3
Satisfaction
3.1
Helpfulness
Flutamide
6,320 discussions
Taken for: Hair Loss*, PCOS*, Prostate Cancer, Acne*, Cancer
Other names: Eulexin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
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