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Causes of hair loss

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Can COVID-19 cause hair loss?

You may see noticeable hair loss after recovering from COVID-19. Here’s why.

Hairstyles that pull can lead to hair loss

If you often pull your hair tightly into a bun, cornrows, or another hairstyle, you can develop permanent hair loss. Try these changes to prevent lost locks.

What causes hair loss?

The key to successfully treating hair loss is to find out what’s causing it. Here are 18 common (and not so common) causes.

Do you know what causes hair loss in women?

Learning the facts about woman's hair loss could help save your strands. Find out how much you know by taking this short quiz.

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Why hair falls out

Dermatologists have the expertise and tools to help to get to the root cause of your hair loss. Learn more about why hair falls out here.