Baldness: Loss of scalp hair
Detailed cause information for symptom: Baldness:
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Types of Baldness: hair loss (26)
Symptoms related to Baldness: hair loss (26), graying (4), hairiness (9), hair symptoms (38)
Baldness type of: Hair symptoms (38), Hair loss (26)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Baldness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Baldness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Baldness (type of Hair conditions)
- Male pattern baldness
- Female pattern baldness
- Hereditary baldness
- Normal aging
- Nervous hair pulling - usually in children
- Excessive shampoo or hair-drying
- Childbirth - hair gets stronger during pregnancy and falls out after birth.
- Poor diet
- High fever (see Fever)
- Chronic fever
- Hormonal disorders (type of Endocrine disorders)
- Autoimmune disease
- Scalp disorder
- Scalp fungal infection
- Tinea capitis (type of Tinea)
- Radiation therapy
- Certain medications
Medications or substances causing Baldness: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Baldness as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Baldness: The following list of conditions have 'Baldness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Baldness: The following list of conditions have 'Baldness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Last revised: Nov 12, 2003
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