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Is it normal for a lot of your hair to fall out when you wash your hair in the shower? Im only 15..

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I'm just about 59 and my hair has done that all my life. I still have very thick hair and it still falls out a lot. I guess I'd have way too much hair if ut didn't fall out the way it does.

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I'm 15 and my hair falls out sometimes in the shower, i think it's fairly normal.

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Not really. You might just be washing your hair too much. It's recommended you only shampoo your hair about twice a week. Or if you recently colored it, that might be another reason. If you're seriously considered, you could go to your family doctor and tell them.

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we all lose hair in the shower and in brushing or combing hair....if you are seeing that your hair is not as thick or it has bald spots then Yes Something is wrong...and if I washed my hair only 2 times a week it would be so oily and gross....I wash my hair Everyday....use a good shampoo and conditioner....
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okay, thank you.
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sorry I meant to answer this question not comment...so very sorry..
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yeah i wash my hair twice a day.. one of my friends was playing with my hair the other day and she said it felt thinner but i dont have bald apots or anything like that.
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Oh, Guard girl, do NOT wash your hair twice a day, haha...
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I meant GuardGirl. :P Sorry, I was watching TV while posting that. XD
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but what if my hair gets really limp and oily if i dont wash it everyday? and i like to shower twice a day because i have sports after school and get sweaty lol
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That's why hair is coming out! lol! You should've put that in the details. Oily hair is healthy as long as you wash it once every two days.
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And it won't become limp. :P
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okay.. i dont know if i'll be able to do it but i'll consider that lol
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Okay...
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Ummm..either you should immediately change your shampoo or go and see a hair doctor (i don't know what a hair doctor is called.) I don't think it's normal. I'm 13 and my hair has never fallen out in the shower. I recommend Tresseme.

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thats what i use too.. well that and Suave
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SunnyDays is right, I think. I don't know what you mean by "alot" but don't shower every day. If you do, stop. It may sound gross but it's actually healthy: shower once every two days. That lets all of the oil and everything from your body do what it's supposed to do. Oily hair is healthy as long as you wash it once every two days and it won't become limp if you do.

Now if ALOT alot of hair is coming out definitely see a doctor.

Try not to stress out about it because that will agrivate your biological systems and presumably make it worse. You're really pretty anyway (this coming from a fifteen year old boy) so don't sweat it too much! :)

Oh, and Mike has a great piece of info in SunnyDays's answer.

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awh thanks lol.. and okay:)
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You're welcome. :)
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Showering twice a week = lots of stink bodies.
Hoping you meant washing the hair twice a week because the body still needs to be cleaned.
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I said once every two days lol. Not twice a week.
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Eat more protein

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what kind of foods have protein?
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there is nothing wrong as long as it's not huge clumps of hair coming out at once

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yeah its not huge clumps or anything but it just makes me mad because my hair isnt that thick to begin with.. its just like 6 or 7 peices everytime i wring my hair out or run my hands through my hair while its wet.
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It can be normal. If you brush your hair less often (like when you have product or curl it) it is going to seem like your loosing a lot of it when you wash it. It is true it's better to only wash your hair every other day but if you use a lot of styling products washing it every day can reduce damage and buildup. In cosmetology school we learnt that you will lose an average amount (sorry can't remember the number) of hairs every day. I have the same problem as well n have had for a while. No problems here. I'd say as long as your not losing enough to cause bald patches don't worry about it.

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oh okay thanks.. that makes me feel better really
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Well it depends how much hair is falling out... I am 13 and my hair falls out when I take a shower..

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I regularly loose tons of hair, but its as thick as ever. If you notice that your hair is looking thinner, then I would worry. If it looks thick then just worry about plugging the shower.

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okay thanks
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I'm 55 and have shedded like a dog all my life, but my hair is very thick and I shampoo every day, my daughter is the same! Hope that helps!
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it does.. thanks so much
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If it's a whole bunch no if it's some than yea

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thanks
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stress

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that really could be it.
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When some of the girls are talking about only showering I hope they assume you know it's the washing the hair process. You should still shower, just don't wash your hair. Otherwise you start to stink bad after 2 days.

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I think your fine. I can practically make wig with all the hair I collect in the shower

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ohh okay lol.. thanks!
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And I have long healthy hair so jus to let u know I don't look like a bum saying this haha
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ha alright lol
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Increase your iron intake. When I was pregnant and breast feeding I would know if I needed to take more iron (as recommended by my GP) when I was losing a lot of hair.
Talk to a pharmacist about the best iron supplements to use, or you could try eating liver pate (yuck) or other iron rich foods.

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I think maybe stress can cause hair loss as well. I am 23 years old and my hair has been falling out a lot in the shower. I am not sure though how to answer the question whether it being normal or not.

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Hi, I completely understand how conscious you are regarding hair fall. However, we can rectify the problems by just adopting few measures as you can include proteins rich sources in your diet that would help you in hair growth. You can assist some herbal creams or ointments as well. One of my little sister found a website year ago http://www.hairsurgeries.com/ that helps her a lot in curing her hair fall problems and at present she feels very happy in sharing her experience with everyone who are facing the problem of hair fall.

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im 15 and since iv had a haircut my hair falls out what shud i do

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