Posted by: sash | 2012/09/16

hair loss

hello doctor
Im 31, no chronic conditions a d jusr recently diagnosed with allergies to asprin, salicylates, preservatives, colorants and tartrazine.Over the last few years ive noticed a definite thinning of my hair and now its getting really bad, even my eyebrows are thinning and the even look patchy which is awful and as silly as it sounds its really getting me down. Im a professional performer so appearances are always on display.What is happening and what can I do?(only mecication i take is yaz and for the last 2months dazit and trepiline for the incredible itch caused by the allergies)

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Alopecia/hairloss has many different causes and I therefore, suggest that you consult a dermatologist for an examination and blood tests. The hairloss can be due to inflammation of the skin, secondary to your allergies or due to eczema. The inflammation can have a detramental effect on the hair follicles. Treatment will be spesific and will depend on the diagnosis made.


Dr Anrich

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