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My daughter is a teen and her hair is falling out too much. hair salon people have said that her hair is healthy but her scalp is dry. oil does notwrk?

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Dr. Teresa Carson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Causes: Some things to think about are what products and how much she uses, too much heat used in styling, and, medically, thyroid issues.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hair loss in teen: Most of the children that i see with the complaint of excess hair loss are actually normal. Clean her brush daily, and count the number of hairs that she loses each day, then take this information to your doctor. Is she developing bald spots? Has she recently been ill? Tight braids/weaves? On any medications? There are many factors that go into an evaluation of this sort.

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Last updated Mar 15, 2019

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