A 24-year-old female asked:
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help! 12 months hair, eyebrow, pubic hair thinning. no patches. worse since november 2015. very stressed generally. alopecia or te?? 24 yo f. healthy.

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Cause of alopecia??: Get a good workup. See a good dermatologist and get a biopsy. Good luck!
Answered on Feb 13, 2016
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
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TE is self limited and there are good resources on the net explaining it in much more detail than I can in 400 spaces. You can see a good dermatologist. They are usually the docs who deal with hair loss issues.
Feb 9, 2016

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