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Hair falling out? What's going on?

Is it anything that I should be really concerned about and see a doctor?

 
mltest23

Asked by mltest23 at 10:28 AM on Jun. 24, 2010 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • Stress? Diet changes? Those can both cause moderate hair loss. So can a recent weight loss.
    mltest22

    Answer by mltest22 at 10:41 AM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Are you taking any medications or supplements than might cause it?
    marina22

    Answer by marina22 at 10:34 AM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • did you just have a baby? are you under a lot of stress?
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:39 AM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • thyroid conditions....simple blood test. I might call your drs office and tell that that you are losing hair. They might want to run some tests
    crazy4u49033

    Answer by crazy4u49033 at 10:44 AM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • How is your hair falling out? In clumps in certain sections of your scalp? Then yes, see a doctor, it sounds like alopecia areata.

    If it's been slowly falling out and not regrowing, it could be other forms of alopecia like androgenic alopecia.

    If however it's just been recent, it could just be your hair going through it's life cycles. This could just be the telegin(sp?) phase (where the hair falls out and begins again at the anegin(sp?) phase.

    if you believe it's a form of alopecia, see your doctor.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:59 AM on Jun. 24, 2010

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