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Your doctor can also help you find solutions for dealing with particular stressors causing shedding. Once you address those causes, the shedding should stop and your hair should return to normal.
Paradi Mirmirani, MD, department of dermatology, The Permanente Medical Group, Vallejo, Calif.
Amy McMichael, MD, professor of dermatology Wake Forest Baptist Health; former vice president, Women's Dermatologic Society, Winston-Salem, N.C.
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