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hello, i have a question regarding my hair. for the past month and a half, i've been shedding a lot more hair than usual. ranging from 50-100 while showering when i would normally only lose about five per shower. i'm a 20 year old male and most of my fami

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stress?: Telogen effluvium is a stage some people go through where they lose large number of hairs but don't have balding spots. Hair grows in cycles. Life events that cause significant stress is usually the trigger. This usually passing with time. http://www.dermnetnz.org/hair-nails-sweat/telogen-effluvium.html
Answered on Sep 7, 2015

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