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hi, my lashes are falling out i dont wear makeup or anything and they have literally been gone from one part plz tell me what to do asap?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Various causes: Some of the possible reasons for loss of eyelashes are: Endocrine disorders such as over or under active thyroid gland; Alopecia Areata, which is a common disorder of the immune system; Various skin diseases; Blepharitis; Medication side effects; Infectious disease; psychiatric disorders causing frequent pulling on or pulling out lashes. See your physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and Rx.

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