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Fine hair

Fine hair: Introduction

Fine hair: also called lanugo is the fine hair which grows in an attempt to insulate the skin due to lack of fat. See detailed information below for a list of 62 causes of Fine hair, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Fine hair: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Fine hair, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Fine hair: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Fine hair may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Fine hair

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Misdiagnosis and Fine hair

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...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial...read more »

Detailed list of causes of Fine hair

The list below shows some of the causes of Fine hair mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Fine hair?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fine hair. Of the 62 causes of Fine hair that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 60 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fine hair:

The following list of conditions have 'Fine hair' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Fine hair:

Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Fine hair:

Aging, Autoimmune thyroid diseases, Anorexia Nervosa, Mental retardation (2098 causes), Ectodermal dysplasia, Premature babies

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