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Short hairs falling out

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Man? woman?: In a woman suggest see dermatologist for blood tests to determine underlying cause. If male oral Propecia (finasteride) is option. This needs to be ta... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Bergum
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Hair loss: The rate of hair loss is not related to the length of the hair. You can have increased loss with trauma, stress or thyroid abnormalities.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Different ones: We'd definitely need more information to begin with to be able to tell what might be going on, but more so a good look at your hair is needed to arriv... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Spit: Not a problem.... You'd have to eat a lot of hair to cause a real problem.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Oh, not to worry: Your GI system can handle a small amount of hair without difficulty.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
You need to contact : Your oncologist should be informed about what you have noted and you should go and show it to the person who gave you chemotherapy. I doubt if this is... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
If hairs are: Coming back in it is a good thing. It shows health. Be sure you do not have a brush that pulls hairs out as it sounds like that may be the cause of th... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Hair loss: I would see your doctor to find out if there are any issues causing your hair loss such as an under active thyroid gland, skin infection or excessive ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Can't stop it, man!: All men lose the hair on their temples between age 18 and 22. Look around you. If you're headed for baldness (which is likely if you're blessed with a... Read More
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