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Pubic hair loss: Loss or thinning of hair in the pubic region. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pubic hair loss, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Pubic hair loss. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Read more about causes and Pubic hair loss deaths.
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....read more »
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pubic hair loss. Of the 13 causes of Pubic hair loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pubic hair loss' 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pubic hair loss, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Pubic hair loss:
Symptoms related to Pubic hair loss:
Hair loss (563 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Normal aging, Alopecia, Underactive adrenal gland, Addison's disease, Liver cirrhosis (119 causes), Pituitary disease, Hypopituitarism (22 causes)
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