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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hair thinning as a symptom.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hair thinning may include these symptoms:
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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...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 »
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The list below shows some of the causes of Hair thinning mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hair thinning. Of the 16 causes of Hair thinning that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hair thinning' 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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