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Im 17 male and i have a problem of hair thining and a patch of less hair is developing in the back side of my head. i am worried about it. help me?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hair loss/ Balding: Heredity is the major cause of hair loss/ balding. Female-pattern baldness occurs as hair thins. Male-pattern baldness leads to bald spots & receding hairline. Other causes: Alopecia,Ringworm infection, scarring alopecia (from conditions like Lichen planus, Lupus & Sarcoidosis), hormonal changes (menopause, pregnancy, childbirth), thyroid imbalance, excess Vit. A intake, certain medications, >
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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trichotillomania or a significant emotional or physical shock. You can be worked up by a dermatologist.
Nov 1, 2017
Last updated Nov 1, 2017

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