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A 51-year-old member asked:

My hair is falling out everywhere on my body. what could be the cause?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 53 years experience
Hair: Many causes. You could see your hairstylist or barber - your gender is not indicated. You could also have your doctor to refer you to a dermatologist.
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A 35-year-old female asked:

What would cause my hair to be falling out?

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Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Multifactorial : Thanks for your question! This is one of the most common questions I see in clinical practice. Essentially it could be iron deficiency, thyroid issues, or androgenetic alopecia. There may be other more rare causes too. In short, I would go to your doc and get some iron and thyroid checked!
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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
After following up as suggested, you might also consider that severe stress can lead to hair loss. This should be temporary, but if,this is,the case, addressing your stress could help.
Apr 7, 2015
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