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Sparse dry hair

Sparse dry hair: Introduction

Sparse dry hair: scanty, dull and dry hair mixed etiologies. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Sparse dry hair, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Sparse dry hair: Symptom Checker

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Sparse dry hair: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sparse dry hair

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Sparse dry hair: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sparse dry hair

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Detailed list of causes of Sparse dry hair

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

How Common are these Causes of Sparse dry 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 Sparse dry hair. Of the 22 causes of Sparse dry hair that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sparse dry hair:

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Causes of Sparse dry hair Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Sparse dry hair 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 Sparse dry hair:

    Medical Conditions associated with Sparse dry hair:

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

    Symptoms related to Sparse dry hair:

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