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Decreased hair growth

Decreased hair growth: Introduction

Decreased hair growth: Normal hair fall is approximately 100-125 hair per day. True hair loss occurs when lost hair are not regrown or when the daily hair shed exceeds 125 hair. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Decreased hair growth, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Decreased hair growth: Symptom Checker

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Decreased hair growth: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Decreased hair growth

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Decreased hair growth: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Decreased hair growth

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 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 more »

Detailed list of causes of Decreased hair growth

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

How Common are these Causes of Decreased hair growth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Decreased hair growth. Of the 38 causes of Decreased hair growth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decreased hair growth:

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Causes of Decreased hair growth Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Decreased hair growth based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Decreased hair growth:

    Medical Conditions associated with Decreased hair growth:

    Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Developmental problems (4007 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Decreased hair growth:

    Alopecia areata, Severe stress, Disorders of the pituitary gland, Low thyroid activity, Diabetes (212 causes), Nutritional deficiencies, Tuberculosis, Cancer, Pregnancy (699 causes), HIV

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