When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if:
hair loss is sudden, rather than
- You notice hair shedding in large amounts after combing or
brushing, or if your hair becomes thinner or falls out.
- You are
concerned that a medicine may be causing your hair loss.
- Your skin is scaly or has a rash, or you have any change on your skin or scalp with hair
- Your hair is gradually thinning and balding, and
you want to discuss treatment options with your doctor.
Who to see
professionals who can give you advice and treatment on hair loss
Hair transplant surgery is usually done by:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
May 29, 2012
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