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Hair Loss (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

  • If you have hair loss, you may want to see a doctor to evaluate if there are any medical reasons for the hair loss and to evaluate if any therapies are available for you.
  • See your doctor if you are losing large amounts of hair every day and if you are not feeling well at the same time you are losing hair.
  • Most often hair loss occurs without other signs of illness.
  • If the following symptoms occur at the same time as hair loss, you may have a serious medical condition and you should see a doctor right away.

There is no reason to seek emergency medical care for hair loss.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/20/2014

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