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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   how much hair loss is too much hair loss for a teen?
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   Dr.
Doctor :   loosing 50-100 strands per day is considered normal
User :   what could be wrong if im losing more? like my hair is thinning? i dont dye it/treat it and i wear it loose.
Doctor :   is there family history of hairloss?
User :   no
Doctor :   is the hairloss patchy or diffuse in nature?
User :   its more towards the front of my head
Doctor :   is your hairline receding?
User :   seems like it
Doctor :   thyroid problems, and anemia can also result in hairloss
User :   thyroid problems?
Doctor :   get a complete health check done to figure out any underlying causes for hairloss and treat it
User :   ok, thanks
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   that's all. thank you!
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now
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