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Changes in amount of body hair: increased in the amount of body hair is known as hirsutism. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Changes in amount of body hair, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 incorrect. See ...read more »
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