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my pubic hair is falling out

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
More information: To answer this we need more information. Is there itching? Is there rash? Are you having other symptoms like weight gain/loss, fatigue, vaginal discha ... Read More
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Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: This could be an infestation of pubic lice or scabies.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked by an MD: The hairs should not be falling out at young age. A doctor needs to see if you have some kind of infection that is causing this hair fall. The skin in ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : I’m sorry to hear that, you should go with your obgyn and get checked out please.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
Lice yes herpes no: if you are intensely itchy down there and scratching aggressively, an infection with lice is possible. Look for bugs moving and nits on the hair shaft ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Many reasons. : Thryoid problems can cause hair loss. Nutritional deficiencies--biotin, magnesium, zinc- can also cause hair loss. Is it in one area or all over? If i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Unusual!: You need a proper evaluation for hair loss- blood work, possibly a biopsy. Get to a dermatologist or start with your primary. Make sure that your li ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Varies: Some shedding is normal but you may have persistent air loss.If this is disturbing use over the punter rogaine (minoxidil) or see dermtologist for ev ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Unknown: There is little or no research money for telogen effluvium. It is quite variable and often is patchy on the scalp. In severe cases it can effect body ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist. Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Androgenic alopecia? Poisoning or drug effect? etc etc
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Newman
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not significant : Usually hair associated with moles do not disappear spontaneously . If there are other changes with your mole such as color change, growth in diamete ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor to look for the underlying cause.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Mes
Dr. Louis Mes answered
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a dermatologist.: With so little information and no clinical examination it is impossible to give you meaningful advice. You need to see a dermatologist for a proper co ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hair falling out: Need more information such as is your father bald? If so when did it start with him. Make a family tree and see who got bald and at what age. Some men ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hair loss: You answered that you have allopecia? If this is the case this is an autoimmune dz where your body sees the hair follicles as foreign and attacks them ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair pulling: Hi Benjamin613 Have a doc look at the beard area and the hair that comes out easliy to exclude infection of the follicles.Then check thyroid function ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Any stress: Can break hair at roots and thus cause hair loss 4-6 months after the acute stress.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: This is probably telogen effluvium and you need a medical workup to rule out serious illness and identify possibly causes.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dunn
40 years experience Ophthalmology
HairLoss unclear why: Common Causes: metabolic, poor nutrition, hormonal imbalance, autoimmune disorders, mechanical friction from tight clothing or athletic wear, multiple ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Hair falling : Of course if the hair band is tight or the hair is pulled by force, the hair can fall off. Try to avoid tight rubber hair bands & don't allow ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Hair growth: different areas of hair follicles grow at different rates just like nails do

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