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Why Is My Hair Falling Out In Patches
My husbands hair is falling out A LOT all of sudden. He's only 19. No bald patches but hair is thinning.
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
My husbands hair falls out a lot everyday. Hes only 19. No bald patches only hair falling out when you touch them. Its A LOT of hair falling out.
See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist. Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Androgenic alopecia? Poisoning or drug effect? etc etc ...Read more
I've had hair falling out and a itchy and hurting scalp for about 2 months. There is no patches or anything scaly . I've tried everything help!!!
I'm 18 make and basically my hair is just falling out I can push my hand through and loads will come out no bald patches tho!
Probably: Normal fall out stage. Can look like a bunch. See a dermatologist if really worried ...Read more
Red scaly patch and itching with white flakes in head ? Hair falling out i had sarcoidosis that affected lungs
I've hypothyroid taking levo25 I have alopecia getting steroid injections but my hair falling alot daily and forms new bald patches what test should I?
Is it true that stress can cause hair loss? Not in patches...I mean like running your fingers thru your your hair and about 30 strands falling out.
Many reasons. : Thryoid problems can cause hair loss. Nutritional deficiencies--biotin, magnesium, zinc- can also cause hair loss. Is it in one area or all over? If it is falling out in patches, you need to see a dermatologist. Finally stress--physiologic- such as an illness, surgery, pregancy , can cause hair loss about 6 months later. See your doctor. It can be a sign of another systemic illness. ...Read more
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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