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can std cause hair loss

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pubic hair: Your hair loss may not be due to an STD, but rather may be due to an endocrine proble involving your pititary or thyroid gland. See a gynecological en ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Specific Hair Loss: This is usually caused by a fungal infection. There is absolutely no std that would have such a symptom.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
PMD and JHS: A twenties female with unexplained "butt" pain (sciatica) ; "painful cycles" (premenstral disorder, pmd) might have loose pelvic g ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Further testing: A couple additional you that evaluations may be helpful. Gardenella may be a local infection with these symptoms but would not have a problem with ha ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. This may be alopecia areata. It is a spot where hair is lost. If that is the cause, it isn't due to cancer or a sexually transmitted disease. I ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Many...: There are many possible causes of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by a medication, physical or emotional stress, anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Ionic hair dryer: Only if it is not used carefully. Read all the instructions. Better still go online and look up all you can about "Ionic Hair Dryer" and then "Potenti ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Any trauma: To the hair can damage the hair protein and cause the hair to break off. These include heat, chemicals, physical trauma etc. The ionic hairdryer is no ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Lots: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Bernstein
9 years experience Family Medicine
A variety of meds: There are a number of medications that can cause hair loss. In younger patients, the most common medications could include acne medications (isotreti ... Read More
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