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      08-28-2012 01:33 PM #1
      I'm 27; no family history of hair loss in my bloodline.

      For the past few months, I noticed an increase of little pimples in and around my hair, with a flaky scalp. Two weeks ago, I noticed hair falling out from the top of my head at an accelerated rate

      I went to a dermatologist at a local hospital, who said I have "seborrheic dermatitis," threw a bunch of antibiotics and medicated shampoos at me, got all the directions for them mixed up, and kicked me out in 10 minutes.

      However, my hair is still falling out, although not as fast. Anyone else here ever dealt with this?

      I have resorted to using grooming products over the years because my hair grows straight out and I look like I have a helmet if it gets too long. Should I continue to use these? Are there any grooming products that can help hair? For example, I put in lightweight gel today, and it made my hair look thinner than usual (I also got a haircut 2 weeks ago).

      And, as haircuts are concerned, should I get them frequently or infrequently with this condition?

      Or, am I over-stressed? I think this condition flared up because of stress already.

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      08-28-2012 04:39 PM #2
      sack up and embrace your inner hulkster?



      you can try those coal tar based shampoos and such.. but they stink.


      Id start by changing my diet. but thats just me. Stress is a factor also.

      relax!

      its only hair
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      08-28-2012 11:51 PM #3
      I've actually been getting the little pimpls as well with acclerated loss. WTF
      It's all about squats and deads.

    4. 08-29-2012 04:43 AM #4
      next time you are at the barbershop....embrace the #2 all over/taper in the back.

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      08-29-2012 01:14 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by brownhornet View Post
      next time you are at the barbershop....embrace the #2 all over/taper in the back.
      I'll remember that.

      So the hair loss went down; then I started a new medicated shampoo (DHS Zinc, per doctor's orders), and the hair loss got worse today.

      leakypipeDCI

      I've actually been getting the little pimpls as well with acclerated loss. WTF
      You most likely have seborrheic dermatitis like me; has anyone else here ever dealt with this condition?

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      08-29-2012 01:16 PM #6
      Extreme stress is very related to hair loss, as well as seborrheic dermatitis. I have all three. However, the seborrheic dermatitis does not cause hair loss. I get the seborrheic on my face sometimes which really sucks. Ears, nose, and the crease between my lip and cheek. I use a paste made up of borax and water, it works really well. As far as the hair loss if it really bothers you, can get propecia pills they are supposed to work. I just deal with it.
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      08-29-2012 01:36 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by vwbrvr6 View Post
      Extreme stress is very related to hair loss, as well as seborrheic dermatitis. I have all three. However, the seborrheic dermatitis does not cause hair loss. I get the seborrheic on my face sometimes which really sucks. Ears, nose, and the crease between my lip and cheek. I use a paste made up of borax and water, it works really well. As far as the hair loss if it really bothers you, can get propecia pills they are supposed to work. I just deal with it.
      I have extreme stress, but my doctor told me it's the seborrheic dermatitis that's also helping with the hair loss. And, looking at hairs that have fallen out, I'm definitely seeing the bulky white encrustations at the base of the hair; like it's chocking it out of my scalp.

      I'm a little frightened by Borax; I use that to kill cockroaches and to boost cleaning in my dishwasher.

      Is your hair growing back?
      Last edited by Maggiolone; 08-29-2012 at 02:13 PM.

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      08-29-2012 02:05 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Maggiolone View Post
      You most likely have seborrheic dermatitis like me; has anyone else here ever dealt with this condition?
      I've been wondering if ti was olut of the norm. I've been getting little bumps/pimples along my hairline, by my eyebrows, near the edge of my lips, and noticed something behind my ear. Running to dermatologist.
      It's all about squats and deads.

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      08-29-2012 03:18 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by leakypipeDCI View Post
      I've been wondering if ti was olut of the norm. I've been getting little bumps/pimples along my hairline, by my eyebrows, near the edge of my lips, and noticed something behind my ear. Running to dermatologist.
      That's from a different type of issue.

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      08-30-2012 07:17 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Maggiolone View Post
      I have extreme stress, but my doctor told me it's the seborrheic dermatitis that's also helping with the hair loss. And, looking at hairs that have fallen out, I'm definitely seeing the bulky white encrustations at the base of the hair; like it's chocking it out of my scalp.

      I'm a little frightened by Borax; I use that to kill cockroaches and to boost cleaning in my dishwasher.

      Is your hair growing back?
      The Borax was recommended to me by a doctor, I know I was like really? But it does work. He told me to use it on my face not the hair. The hair I use Nizoral shampoo and Head and Shoulder conditioner. I've had good control this way. The seborrheic dermititis is caused by a yeast and the borax kills the yeast. It's a lot safer then all those expensive steroid creams too. When I have periods of less stress, the hair does seem to get a little thicker. The seborrheic dermititis on my head that I have usually is on the sides and back, and my hair loss is on the top so at least for me the two are not related.
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    11. 09-12-2012 02:42 PM #11
      Follow some of these tips to keep your hair healthy.

      Wash your hair daily using some good quality herbal shampoo.
      Comb your hair regularly for exercising purpose
      Moisturizing your head skin with dabber oil, or almond oil.
      Eat more calcium foods.
      Drink more milk, and yogurt.
      Don't use cosmetic products for your hairs.
      Last edited by Lee420; 09-15-2012 at 10:25 AM.

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      09-12-2012 03:13 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Lee420 View Post
      Follow some of these tips to keep your hair healthy.

      Wash your hair daily using some good quality herbal shampoo.
      Comb your hair regularly for exercising purpose
      Moisturizing your head skin with dabber oil, or almond oil.
      Eat more calcium foods.
      Drink more milk, and yogurt.
      Don't use cosmetic products for your hairs.
      I'm doing that, except I'm still on medicated shampoo. I used hair care products for years; I hope that doesn't kill off hair now. I just gave up gels and pomades.

      Ha anyone tried Nizoral? I've heard only good things about it. It has some restorative properties, apparently, and it clears up dermatitis and bad dandruff.

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      09-12-2012 11:40 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Maggiolone View Post
      Ha anyone tried Nizoral? I've heard only good things about it. It has some restorative properties, apparently, and it clears up dermatitis and bad dandruff.
      See my post two posts up. But yeah I've had good results with that.
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      09-13-2012 02:00 PM #14
      Try using head and shoulder hair endurance for men. I've been using it for two years. And it def. has slowed down the hair loss.
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      09-13-2012 02:14 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by -teknien- View Post
      Try using head and shoulder hair endurance for men. I've been using it for two years. And it def. has slowed down the hair loss.

      placebo.
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      09-13-2012 02:32 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by abeR View Post
      placebo.
      Yea, I dunno about H&S. All the products seem to be the same with different packaging.

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      09-13-2012 02:39 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Maggiolone View Post
      Yea, I dunno about H&S. All the products seem to be the same with different packaging.

      change your diet and lifestyle and your genetics for the most impact!

      or date balder women... eh?
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