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Is pubic hair loss a medical symptom?

Is pubic hair loss a medical symptom?

It may: It depends on the cause of the hair loss. It can be a medical condition eg. Alopecia areata. It would have to be evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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I suffer from pubic hair loss which STD cause this.

I suffer from pubic hair loss which STD cause this.

Pubic hair: Your hair loss may not be due to an STD, but rather may be due to an endocrine proble involving your pititary or thyroid gland. See a gynecological endocrinologist ...Read more

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Will waxing your pubic area cause hair loss on head?

Hair Loss: Waxing your pubic area should not cause trouble with hair loss on your head. Just ensure when waxing any area that the area is clean. ...Read more

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There seems 2 be a small round spot on my pubic area where hair doesn't grow.Just skin.Is that bad? Why would there be a 'bald' spot on my pubic hair?

There seems 2 be a small round spot on my pubic area where hair doesn't grow.Just skin.Is that bad? Why would there be a 'bald' spot on my pubic hair?

Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata is an acquired skin disease that can affect all hair-bearing skin and is characterized by localized areas of non-scarring hair loss. Alopecia areata, as a rule, is rarely associated with any other external or internal medical problems. Most often these bald areas regrow their hair spontaneously. Intralesional cortisone is helpful to cure this disorder. ...Read more

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Does taking hair loss pills restart the hair growth in the pubic area that has Brazilian ipl done?

Does taking hair loss pills restart the hair growth in the pubic area that has Brazilian ipl done?

Unlikely: Only hair follicles that are not destroyed will return. The IPL may put some follicles into the telogen (sleep) phase and growth may return several months after treatment but supplements are unlikely to cause re-growth of damaged follicular units ...Read more

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Hair loss from head and pubic region, male aged 19 is this hypothroid maybe, lost libido

Hair loss from head and  pubic region,  male aged 19 is this hypothroid maybe, lost libido

Check with your MD.: The symptoms you are describing could be systemic, meaning you need a good exam and workup to include blood levels of your thyroid hormone as well as testosterone. These issues you describe may be related, but they may not. See your doctor to have this work up right away. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more