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A 43-year-old female asked:

I read hair loss from antibiotics is uncommon, but lots of hair loss stories from repeated/long term strong meds like levaquin, (levofloxacin) vancomycin. possible?

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Below: The longer I have practiced medicine, the more I realize that medications can cause multiple symptoms, but they are only reported in the warning label if they are over a percentage of occurrence. You are correct, it is unlikely but possible.
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