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Types of hair loss


Alopecia areata often begins early in life

The type of hair loss tends to develop quickly, often causing a few bald patches. Some people lose all the hair on their head or body. Here’s why.

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Hair loss in the center of your scalp?

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA) is a type of hair loss that often begins as a round spot on the top of the head. Starting treatment when you first notice this hair loss may help you regrow some hair.

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Female pattern hair loss can be treated

The key to successful treatment is to get the right diagnosis. If you’re seeing signs of hair loss, be sure to do this one thing.

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Male-pattern hair loss

Discover the signs of this common cause of hair loss and what can treat it.

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Receding hairline, loss of eyebrows?

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a type of hair loss that often causes noticeable loss of eyebrows and a receding hairline. Find out what can prevent worsening of this hair loss.

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Tight hairstyle can cause hair loss

If you often pull your hair tightly into a bun, cornrows, or another hairstyle, you can develop a type of hair loss called traction alopecia. Find out how to prevent hair loss.

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