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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Hair Loss - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hair loss medications.

  2. Hair Loss - Symptoms

    Hair loss can occur as thinning, in which you may not notice hair falling out, or as shedding, in which clumps of hair fall out.

  3. Hair Loss - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about factors that increase the risk of hair loss.

  4. Hair Loss - Surgery

    Surgery to cover bald areas of the scalp may be used to treat hair loss. If successful, surgery may be a permanent treatment for hair loss.

  5. Hair Loss - Cause

    Excessive hair loss (more than 100 hairs a day) can be caused by inherited factors, disease, stress, medications, injury, aging, or hair care.

  6. Hair Loss - Topic Overview

    Is hair loss normal? Get the facts.

  7. Hair Loss - What Happens

    What happens in hair loss depends on its cause -- whether it is inherited or not.

  8. Hair Loss - Treatment Overview

    Some people choose to treat hair loss with medications or surgery, such as hair transplantation. Others choose to wear hairpieces (wigs or toupees) or use different methods of hair styling (dyeing or combing). The approach you use depends on the cause of

  9. Hair Loss - Exams and Tests

    Your health professional will ask you questions about your hair loss and what's causing it.

  10. Hair Loss - Other Treatment

    Learn about treatments for hair loss, including hairpieces or weaves.

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