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Putnam Valley, NY
A 31-year-old female asked:

Always "hairy" d/t my ethnicity but during pregnancy i got tons more body hair. post partum it remains in excess but hair on head sheds a lot. causes?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Hair Shedding: Hair shedding after pregnancy is normal and is called a telogen effluvium. The telogen effluvium is caused by your pregnancy.
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