at this age hair loss is due to stress and hormones.
-avoid stress and tension
-do exercise ,yoga
-take high protein diet
-dont let ur hair wet for long time
-treat dandruff if there.
-consult dermatologist to start medical treatment
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Hi. I have a small bump on the back of my head. At first I thought it might be a tick. I have had several family rule that out. So I thought it might be an infected hair. Upon further investigation I don t think that is the case either. It does not itch or hurt. It seems each day it fills with blood. Sometimes I pop it or it pops on its own. When it does its straight blood that takes forever to stop. After it pops and stops bleeding it s small and continues to fill up again. This has been going on for a month now. Any ideas to help rid me of this issue. Thanks, kevin
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The morning following the second round of chemo (a Sunday), my husband had a severe burning pain in his back and he felt and we could see a huge mass in his left lower back that was very warm to the touch. Dr. on call said zinecard would not be helpful and refused to give it and only authorized frequency of pain medicine. This, of course, did nothing for shrinking the mass and did little for the pain. The blood began tracking down his back and a new bleed started down low, just above his backside crack and then began spreading below that onto his bottom. His entire lower back was black, blue, and deep red and then it started tracking to both sides. He felt like he was on fire. Nothing else was being done for him. We were horrified and aghast and no one had any answers for us, but they wanted to do chemo again in two weeks. Needless to say, my husband was NOT agreeable to that as he feared he would bleed again. His red blood count numbers dropped to 6.4 and 18. 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