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Could an overly oily scalp cause hair loss and thinning?

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Dr. Steven Hubert
Dermatology 28 years experience
NO: Oil production and hair growth are not related.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What can cause sudden patches of hair loss & thinning?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hair loss: Any number of medical issues can have a bad effect on your hair. Start by seeing your doctor and if he/she thinks it necessary you will be referred to a Dermatologist.

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Last updated Nov 26, 2013

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