A 28-year-old female asked:
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I have been losing hair the past couple of months and a lot of it in the shower but i'm not balding and i'm only 21 years old.What could this be from?

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Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Stress: Hair loss and growth is normal. Physical, environmental and emotional stress, telogen effluvium is a rective condition that affectshair changes by stress or even medications.
Answered on Oct 3, 2013
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