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why is my girlfriends hair falling out

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Medical Reason?: The best answer would be to explore if there is a medical reason why this is happening to your (e.g. thyroid disorder). Talk to your regular doctor, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
66 years experience Endocrinology
Hair loss: hair loss is a complicated issue. If it's stress related look back six months to some event in your life which may have occurred. It can also be seaso ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
31 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia: This is difficult to answer, there are many causes of hair loss, many of these are self limited and will resolve with time. If the hair loss is in pa ... 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. 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 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
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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 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 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Hairloss at age 18: Do you take any medications? Are you a male or a female? If you are a female have you ever been, or are you pregnant? Where is the hairloss exactly? W ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tahera Mukaddam
Specializes in Travel Medicine
Alopecia.: Hi. I think it is best to see a doctor who specializes in hair. Hair loss can occue for various reasons. Stress & hormones are the 2 biggest cause ... Read More

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