A 36-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me, i am missing some hair. is this a mild form of trichotillomania?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Trichotillomania: If it is due to hair pulling on your part - it might be.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014

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