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My hair has dramatically quit growing. It s not falling

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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Thu, 3 Jan 2019 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My hair has dramatically quit growing. It's not falling out, it's just not growing. I used to get my hair cut every 3 weeks now I can go 3 months. Also, I've nearly completely stopped sweating even while working out.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 8 hours later
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Regarding hair and skin

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Decreased sweating and hair growth rate could be related e.g in hypothyroidism therefore I suggest you to take a blood test for thyroid. Apart from that androgenetic alopecia in males is a very common cause for reduction in hair growth rate and density.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance
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