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Causes Of Alopecia
Thyroid: The underlying thyroid condition would most likely cause these symptoms and not the meds used to treat it. best wishes. ...Read more
Infiltrated plasma cells in scalp can cause sccaring alopecia? Or will the hair grow back after clearning this infiltration?
Is there another cause for alopecia than genetic? I've had it for 8 years and am only 20, no one in family has it. Get shots in scalp every month
The type: The type you have is probably autoimmune and this can be genetic. This is alopecia areata. Please go to national alopecia areata foundation website for more information. ...Read more
Hair loss: Alopecia can be inherited, related to shock or stress, dietary deficiencies such as malnutrition, genetic disorders, medication, and an autoimmune disorder in which the body's antibodies attack the hair follicles. Hormonal disorders can cause hairloss such as hypothryoidism. Exogenous trauma such as curling irons, constant pulling hairstyles (traction alopecia) and chemical trauma, e.g. Chlorine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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