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Graying: Introduction

Graying: Gray coloring of the hair. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Graying, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Graying: Symptom Checker

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

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Graying Treatments

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Stories from Users for Graying

Real-life user stories relating to Graying:

Message Boards for Graying

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Graying or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Graying:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Graying. Some of these are listed below :

Graying: Animations


Graying: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Graying

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

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Graying. 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.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Graying Assessment Questionnaire (7 listings)

Misdiagnosis and Graying

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 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 more »

Graying: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Graying:

The list of organs typically affected by Graying may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Graying

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

How Common are these Causes of Graying?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Graying. Of the 11 causes of Graying 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
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Graying:

The following list of conditions have 'Graying' 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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  • Vitiligo ... premature graying, gray beard, gray scalp hair


Conditions listing medical complications: Graying:

The following list of medical conditions have Graying or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Graying?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Graying, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Graying:

Medical Conditions associated with Graying:

Hair symptoms (838 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

Symptoms related to Graying:

Hair loss (563 causes), Hairiness (189 causes), Premature graying, Melanin, White hair

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