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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your doctor or: Dermatologist can you work you up for specific conditions that can cause this type of hair loss.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to describe your health problem in detail followed by a clear related question. Room for a response is limited ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide basic background info on your health issue followed by a clear related question. You provided a lo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Can't tell. : Could be as simple as a blocked sweat gland but could potentially be a tumor so have it checked asap.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
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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