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Bald

Bald: Introduction

Bald: A condition which is characterized by the loss of hair in an anatomical location. See detailed information below for a list of 77 causes of Bald, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Bald: Symptom Checker

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Bald: Animations

 

Bald: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bald

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Bald: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Bald

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Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,...read more »

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Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis are...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to...read more »

Bald: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Bald: Related Rare Diseases

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Bald: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Bald listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Bald:

Baldness; absence of hair from skin areas where it is normally present.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Bald

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How Common are these Causes of Bald?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bald. Of the 77 causes of Bald that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 74 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bald:

The following list of conditions have 'Bald' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Bald Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bald based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Bald:

    Balding, Baldness, Hair loss, Hypotrichosis, Alopecia, Atrichia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Bald:

    Medical Conditions associated with Bald:

    Baldness (517 causes), Hair loss (563 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bald:

    Hair loss (563 causes), Hairiness (189 causes), Hirsutism (102 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Alopecia, Alopecia areata, Androgenic alopeciamale pattern baldness, Hair replacement

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