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Always "hairy" d/t my ethnicity but during pregnancy I got tons more body hair. Post partum it remains in excess but hair on head sheds a lot. Causes?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Hair Shedding

Hair shedding after pregnancy is normal and is called a telogen effluvium. The telogen effluvium is caused by your pregnancy.

In brief: Hair Shedding

Hair shedding after pregnancy is normal and is called a telogen effluvium. The telogen effluvium is caused by your pregnancy.
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