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Pubic hair loss

Pubic hair loss: Introduction

Pubic hair loss: Loss or thinning of hair in the pubic region. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pubic hair loss, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pubic hair loss:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pubic hair loss

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Pubic hair loss: Symptom Checker

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

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Stories from Users for Pubic hair loss

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Message Boards for Pubic hair loss

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Diagnostic tests for Pubic hair loss:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Pubic hair loss. Some of these are listed below :

    • Examine area of skin where there is hair loss to determine if there is a skin rash, skin inflammation or skin scarring present
    • Determine the sites and pattern of hair loss over the entire body - e.g. focal alopecia areata (localized loss of hair in round or oval areas without any visible inflammation of the skin in hair bearing areas such as scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, pubic hair or beard), alopecia totalis (loss of all scalp hair and eyebrows), alopecia universalis (the end stage of alopecia areata with complete loss of all body hair).
    • Examine nails. If nails are also affected with alopecia areata - type hair loss, this suggests poor prognostic chance of hair re-growth.
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count
    • Electrolytes, including calcium and phosphate levels
  • more tests...»

Pubic hair loss: Animations


Pubic hair loss: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pubic hair loss may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pubic hair loss

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

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

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Pubic hair loss: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pubic hair loss

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 of alopecia totalis are 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 more »

Pubic hair loss: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pubic hair loss

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Pubic hair loss: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Pubic hair loss:

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

Detailed list of causes of Pubic hair loss

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

How Common are these Causes of Pubic hair loss?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pubic hair loss. Of the 13 causes of Pubic hair loss 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
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pubic hair loss:

The following list of conditions have 'Pubic hair loss' 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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Causes of Pubic hair loss Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Pubic hair loss?

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

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

    Classifications of Pubic hair loss:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pubic hair loss:

    Hair loss (563 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pubic hair loss:

    Hair loss (563 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Normal aging, Alopecia, Underactive adrenal gland, Addison's disease, Liver cirrhosis (119 causes), Pituitary disease, Hypopituitarism (22 causes)

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