Hair Loss (Alopecia) Community
ACNE and Hair !!!!! Two problems so large !!!
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Hair Loss (Alopecia).

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

ACNE and Hair !!!!! Two problems so large !!!

Hi
I'm Andrea and i'm from Italy. I'm 22 years
I'm writing in this forum cause for us italians you americans are the best about  health and you have you have much more advanced technology and knowledge of our.
I describe my situation

First Problem:
from September to now I had a violent outburst of acne (cystic nodule) and so my dermatologist prescribed to me Roaccutane (isotretinoin) 30 mg everyday .

Second Problem
from a few years ago I'm noticing that my hair are becoming thinner . My dermatologist says that is normal but the difference between from a few years ago and now it's substancial !!! . I do not have holes in head and my dermatologist says that i have not ALOPECIA but I want to do something to make my hair stronger and more dense . So i read X5 hair laser and i think that could be ideal for me . I'm not pretend regrowth (cause i haven't this problem yet ) , only that my hair become more dense and thick .

So i Have three question for us :
1) The terapy of acne set by my dermatologist is correct for you ???
2) X5 hair laser can solve my problem of hair ???
3) Can i use X5 hair laser and Isotretinoin in the same period ??? Cause I read that isotretinoin produces photosensitivity and I would not suffer irritation or problems to the scalp.

Thank you for the attention . I'm sorry for my bad english . I hope that you have understand my problems !!!
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi!
It is difficult to say whether hair laser technology will help you get back thick and bouncy hair because it is not an approved technology. To get thick hair you need to prevent hair fall. Iron deficiency is the commonest cause of hair loss. Iron deficiency can be due to poor intake or poor absorption or due to hidden loss from bleeding as is seen in UTI and gut problems like IBS. The cause of anemia has to be found out by various blood tests. Iron replacement along with diet rich in iron and hemoglobin should be given. Please consult a hematologist if iron deficiency is detected. Hair loss can also be due to dandruff, dermatitis, shampoos, oils, soaps, dust and dirt etc. Thyroid disorders and diabetes too could be a cause. Insomnia, stress and anxiety along with poor diet and excess of caffeine too can be the cause.
Since I cannot examine you and know other related conditions you may be having, nor is a detailed history possible on net, I have listed the various possibilities that should be looked into. Please consult your PCP for primary examination followed by proper referral. Take care!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hair Loss (Alopecia) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
209987_tn?1418913008
Blank
tschock
AB