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Hair symptoms

Hair symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Hair symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Hair symptoms: hair loss, baldness, hairiness, fine hair, brittle hair, dry hair, dandruff, coarse hair or other types.

Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair. See detailed information below for a list of 838 causes of Hair symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Hair symptoms:

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Hair symptoms: Symptom Checker

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

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Hair symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Hair symptoms

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Message Boards for Hair symptoms

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Medications or substances causing Hair symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hair symptoms 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.

Hair symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hair symptoms

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Hair symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hair symptoms

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 more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem more »

Hair symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Hair symptoms:

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

Detailed list of causes of Hair symptoms

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

How Common are these Causes of Hair symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hair symptoms. Of the 838 causes of Hair symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 4 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 822 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hair symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Hair symptoms' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Hair symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Hair symptoms 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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Causes of Hair symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hair symptoms 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hair symptoms?

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

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

    Classifications of Hair symptoms:

    Subtypes of Hair symptoms:

    Hair loss (563 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Hairiness (189 causes), Fine hair (62 causes), Brittle hair (60 causes), Dry hair (53 causes), Dandruff (20 causes), Coarse hair (51 causes), Graying (11 causes), Hair excess (6 causes), Hairy Tongue (9 causes), Pubic hair loss (13 causes), Thickening of body hair, Greasy hair (5 causes), Excess hair growth (19 causes), Facial hair growth (11 causes), Hair thinning (16 causes), Increased facial hair (19 causes), Increased hair growth (2 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Temporary hair loss (17 causes), Thinning hair (29 causes), Black hairy tongue (4 causes), Reversible alopecia (7 causes), Loss of eyelashes (11 causes), Male-pattern baldness (9 causes), Bald (77 causes), Hirsutism (102 causes), Abnormal hair growth in children (18 causes), Absent eyebrows (45 causes), Alopecia in children (43 causes), Androgenic alopecia (6 causes), Androgenic hair loss (3 causes), Brittle hair in children (9 causes), Changes in amount of body hair (11 causes), Changes in texture of body hair (28 causes), Coarse hair in children (26 causes), Decreased hair growth (38 causes), Defective hair structure in children (8 causes), Dry hair in children (6 causes), Dull hair (6 causes), Easily plucked hair (13 causes), Excessive hair growth on lower back in children (2 causes), Exclamation hair (1 cause), Eyebrow itch (11 causes), Eyebrow rash (11 causes), Eyelash symptoms (131 causes), Lid and lashes stick together (9 causes), Frontal baldness (4 causes), Gram negative folliculitis (4 causes), Greasy hair in children (11 causes), Hair loss due to medication therapy (5 causes), Hair loss in children (28 causes), Hirsutism in children (34 causes), Increased amount of course body hair (11 causes), Itchy eyebrow in children (3 causes), Localised hair loss in children (1 cause), Localized hair loss in children (7 causes), Low hairline at back of neck (25 causes), Non-scarring alopecia in children (20 causes), Partial heterochromia (3 causes), Partial heterochromia in children (3 causes), Patchy alopecia (28 causes), Premature hair graying in children (21 causes), Reduced body hair (33 causes), Scarring alopecia (20 causes), Scarring alopecia in children (25 causes), Sparse dry hair (22 causes), Sparse eyebrows (91 causes), Sparse eyelashes (55 causes), Spot baldness (12 causes), Thin, patchy eyebrow hair (4 causes), Thickening of body hair in pregnancy (6 causes), Thin hair (44 causes), Thinning hair in children (8 causes), Absence of both eyebrows (3 causes), Eyelash deformity (43 causes), Gradual onset of coarse hair (10 causes), Gradual onset of frontal baldness (4 causes), Hair defects (8 causes), Hirsutism in Cushing's disease (3 causes), Hirsutism in polycystic ovarian disease (2 causes), Premature hair graying (13 causes), Entropion (12 causes), Sudden onset of stye (6 causes), Eyelash blister (6 causes), Eyelash spasm (3 causes), Eyelash rash (8 causes), Eyelash numb (6 causes), Eyelash bleeding (2 causes), Eyelash inflammation (6 causes), Eyelash tingling (6 causes), Eyelash bruise (2 causes), Eyelash weakness (4 causes), Eyelash burning sensation (6 causes), Eyelash ulcer (5 causes), Eyelash infection (6 causes), Styes (13 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Hair symptoms:

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

    Symptoms related to Hair symptoms:

    Hairiness (189 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Hair loss (563 causes), Dandruff (20 causes), Premature graying, Bald spots, Male pattern baldness (9 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Hair symptoms

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