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Big Stone Gap, VA
A 32-year-old male asked:

Can the antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole-tmp da tablet) cause hair loss when taking? im taking for an ear infection. thanks

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Dr. Austin Mackens
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Rare, but yes: It appears to be very rare and usually related to long term use of bactrim when it does happen.
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