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Hair thinning

Hair thinning: Introduction

Hair thinning: The thinning of ones hair. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hair thinning, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hair thinning:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hair thinning. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hair thinning: Symptom Checker

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

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Hair thinning Treatments

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Stories from Users for Hair thinning

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Medications or substances causing Hair thinning:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hair thinning as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Hair thinning: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hair thinning may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hair thinning

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Hair thinning:

Misdiagnosis and Hair thinning

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...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 alopecia, traction...read more »

Hair thinning: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Hair thinning

The list below shows some of the causes of Hair thinning mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hair thinning?

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:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hair thinning:

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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Medical Conditions associated with Hair thinning:

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

Symptoms related to Hair thinning:

Baldness (517 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Hair loss (563 causes), Premature graying, Hormonal imbalance, Androgens, Oestrogens, Drug side effect

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hair thinning

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