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What Is Hair Thinning
What can cause hair thinning in teenage girls? I Am on OC BCP Loestrin Fe 1/20 and 200mg Zoloft (sertraline)
Hair thinning: You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If your doctor can help you get back to normal that's OK. If not you must be referred to a specialist. It also seems as if you should also make an appointment with a Psychologist. Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more
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
Seversal things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
What could be causing hair thinning on top? Used to take antipsychotics antidepressants benzodiazepines? Also dealing with male pattern baldness sides
See a dermatologist: It is certainly possible that your hair loss on top is a part of your described male pattern baldness. It can happen at your age. However, an examination of your scalp and pattern of hair loss would be best to determine if there are any other explanations. A dermatologist is most often the best person to see though some primary care doctors are comfortable evaluating hair loss. ...Read more
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