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Armpit hair falling out

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Malnutrition: If one is significantly underweight they may experience hair loss. However one could also develop Lanugo (development of soft, furry hair on skin). ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Diabetes Addison's : I would be concerned about Addison's disease or diabetes with metabolic syndrome. Renal failure is your biggest problem. If creatinine >2.0 them... Read More
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Still hypothyroid: You say you're hypothyroid. How have you been followed? When was the last time you had a TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) test done? From the sym... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Your doctor or: Dermatologist can you work you up for specific conditions that can cause this type of hair loss.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
It depends/ nonspec.: This seems like a nonspecific sign. It might depend on what products, if any, you might use to groom those areas. For example, if waxing or heat gro... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
No: What kind of anemia? There are hundreds.Why low iron? Low iron is usually due to blood loss. Are you still having menstrual periods? Menopause is a v... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Time to visit doc: You are describing symptoms consistent with many illnesses from diabetes, addisons disease, cushings syndrome, seborrhea, alopecia, etc. You are to y... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Can't tell. : Could be as simple as a blocked sweat gland but could potentially be a tumor so have it checked asap.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Hair loss: You must get your thyroid function and serum iron checked. Hypothyroidism (lazy thyroid) and iron deficiency anemia are prominent reasons of hair loss... Read More
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Dr. Zahid Ahmed
Dentistry 11 years experience
See a physician: It sounds like you have a few unexplained symptoms that may or may not be linked, and may or may not be serious. Maybe with more details and a focused... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It can: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More

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