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Greasy hair: Introduction

Greasy hair: Greasy hair is a condition in which the hair is oily. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Greasy hair, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Greasy hair:

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

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Causes of Types of Greasy hair:

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Greasy hair: Animations


Medications or substances causing Greasy hair:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Greasy hair 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.

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Greasy hair

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Misdiagnosis and Greasy hair

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. 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 more »

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Detailed list of causes of Greasy hair

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

How Common are these Causes of Greasy hair?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Greasy hair. Of the 5 causes of Greasy hair that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Greasy hair:

The following list of conditions have 'Greasy 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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Medical Conditions associated with Greasy hair:

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

Symptoms related to Greasy hair:

Hair symptoms (838 causes), Dirty hair, Oily hair, Sebum, Dandruff (20 causes), Flaky scalp (6 causes), Oily scalp, Pimples (25 causes), Boils, Acne (65 causes)

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