Traction alopecia

What is Traction alopecia?

Traction alopecia is a form of alopecia or gradual loss of hair, caused primarily by pulling force being applied to hair.

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Hi. I am a 42 year old female with scarring alopecia. I have been suffering from this for about 7 years. It started on the right side of my scalp...

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Dear ,
Thanks for your query to HCM.
Hairfall can be of many types and there are various factors that can lead to hairloss.
Androgenetic alopecia...

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Please help. I have lost most of my hair around my scalp area. A Demotologist suspects Traction Alopecia . She says nothing can be done. I have had...

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Dear, Welcome to HealthcareMagic!
Traction alopecia is a type of alopecia due to abnormal hair styles which cause physical traction resulting in...

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