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A 29-year-old male asked about a 25-year-old female:

my wife is 24 & has noticed her hair is referring & falling out. she isn't on any medication so what could this be?

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Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
Hair loss: Hair loss can ocurr for multile reasons including horonal imbalances (thyroid, testosterone, estrogen), auto immune, strees and vitamin deficiencies. In roder to sort out the underlying cause appropriate testing needs to be performed through a physican

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A 30-year-old male asked:

Will cutting my 2-year old's hair very short improve the health and thickness of the hair? She has thin curly hair.

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No: That's a myth. Don't you love those fine silky locks?
A 49-year-old member asked:

My sister's hair kept falling .Why is this so? She is only 25

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Needs to be checked: A check of thyroid function is in order. A physician can diagnose alopecia areata (not really treatable) and telogen effluvium (look for underlying cause). Some folks pull their hair compulsively and this is only semi-treatable. If she's having normal periods it's not male pattern baldness. If there's a fungus infection, it's easy to treat.

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