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i keep losing lots of hair is that normal for a teen

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair resto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Prednisone/hair los: Hair thinning while on prednisone and hair loss during taper has been noted.It takes a few months f(2-4) or it to resolve.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Losing hair.: We tend to lose 50-150 hairs daily as a norm. If you feel your hair loss has accelerated, you may wish to visit a a Dermatologist for a scalp examina ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, it is normal to lose lots of hair after having a baby. This is a condition called telogen effluvium. Hormonal changes in the postpartum period & ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stress?: Telogen effluvium is a stage some people go through where they lose large number of hairs but don't have balding spots. Hair grows in cycles. Life eve ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See a dermatologist: You should have a biopsy done by a dermatologist, who can determine the pattern and cause of your hair loss. The dermatologist can also help you find ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hair loss: See your obstetrician and have your thyroid function tested.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss. : If you’re continuing in family planning mode, then resume the prenatal vitamins. If not, then the hair and nails formulation would suffice. Regardless ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Hairy Gluten : To make it simple, if one has gluten sensitivity, the may have difficulty with normal absorption of essential proteins, minerals, and vitamins. This ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hair loss: We all lose hair all the time as not all of our hair follicles are active. Women with thick hair may seemingly lose alot. It is not concerning unless ... Read More
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