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Causes of Thinning hair

This section discusses 29 medical conditions causing Thinning hair. A simple discussion of these causes with additional information is below.

Causes of Thinning hair:

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

  • Normal infant hair loss
  • Infant rubbing his/her head against something
  • Hair thinning after recent illness
  • Habitual hair pulling
  • Overly tight plaits or braids

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thinning hair:

The following list of conditions have 'Thinning 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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More Information About Thinning hair

List of 29 causes of Thinning hair

This section shows a full list of all the diseases and conditions listed as a possible cause of Thinning hair in our database from various sources.

Drug side effect causes of Thinning hair

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins may possibly cause Thinning hair as a side effect.

  • Clonidine tablets
  • Catapres tablets
  • Catapres-TTS-1 tablets
  • Catapres-TTS-2 tablets
  • Catapres-TTS-3 tablets
[See detailed list of 5 drug side effect causes of Thinning hair]


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