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My hair is falling out and is starting to be noticeable at

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My hair is falling out and is starting to be noticeable at the roots
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes but they said I have to wait to see a dermatologist to find out why. No medication
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hello. I'm The Good Dr., licensed and practicing physician. Excellent service is my goal.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Yes

upload here please

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
It’s not letting me send

any super stressful events in the past 6 months?

or major illnesses or surgeries?

also have you had any tests for thyroid? iron?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Yes I have been stressed no Illness and have had tests done that have come back normal

Okay it could be telogen effluvium

this is where you lose a lot of hair after a stressful event

it grows back though

I would get seen in person by a dermatology

there are meds that can help

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
does it look like alopecia? I’ve lost a lot of hair and it’s very noticeable I’m scared it won’t grow back I also seem to get tingly scalp
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
It also feels like if it touch it it snaps

no it looks like telogen effluvium

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
How long does it take to grow back and is there anything I can do to speed it up? Also is there a shampoo and conditioner I should use?

it can take a few months

rogaine helps

and your derm can give you propecia

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Okay thank you
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
What can I do to stop more coming out?

I would try to destress as much as you can

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Okay thank you for your help

very welcome :)

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