Telogen effluvium

What is Telogen effluvium?

The hair cells has two stages-the young anagen and old telogen. The premature shedding of hair caused by early entry of hair follicles into the telogen phase is called Telogen effluvim.In other words,it is one of the major cause of baldness and premature graying caused by early dying of hair follicles. It is usually caused by nutritional deficiencies,Anemia,Chronic illness,Major surgery & Stress.

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Am a 26 yr old female with a 2 yr old daughter who has been exclusively breastfed till date...for the past 2-3 months i have been experiencing...

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Telogen effluvium

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Yes it is telogen effluvium
The stress also adds on leading to...

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I am experiencing a sudden and quick loss of hair on my scalp. it started on the sides and is moving towards the top and back. I had very high...

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Most probably Telogen effluvium due low serum Ferritin , raised anti TPO & stress

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I am writing to get some advise for my wife's hair loss condition.
She is 35 years old and we have twins (girls 15 months old), my...

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Minoxidil solution along with oral biotin and finasteride

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