A 24-year-old female asked:
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how to tell if it's alopecia or te? diffuse thinning of scalp eyebrows and pubic hair on and off 12 months since early mc, no patches.thank you

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
TE is patchy.: Telogen effluvium tends to cause patches of hair loss, almost shaped as perfect circles. Alopecia causes a more diffuse hair loss.
Answered on Feb 9, 2016

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