Alopecia

Summary: You lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day. That's normal, and in most people, those hairs grow back. But many men -- and some women -- lose hair as they grow older. You can also lose your hair if you have certain diseases, such as thyroid problems, diabetes ...1

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Causes of Alopecia

Causes of hair loss It's normal to lose hair. We can lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, often without noticing. Hair loss isn't usually anything to be worried about but occasionally it can be a sign of a ...2

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Diagnosis of Alopecia

See a GP if:

Source: NHS Choices UK3 ...

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Causes List for Alopecia

Possible causes of Alopecia (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Treatments for Alopecia

Treatment for hair loss Most hair loss doesn't need treatment and is either:

  • temporary and it will grow back
  • a normal part of getting older

Hair loss caused by a medical condition usually stops or grows back once you've ...5

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References

  1. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0002170/ 
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Hair-loss/ 
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Hair-loss/ 

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