40 hairs is still withing the normal range of falling that the books describe but the degree of falling is diferent person to person. The thing is that is better to do a complete evaluation to determine if indeed the roots and lenght of the hairs are normal. And after that determine if there is need to run other test. In the initial evaluation we check the scalp with a microscope from the roots to the tips, we measure the density and hair thining in diferent areas of the scalp and then we decide what is the next step. Every patient is unique in their own characteristics and we need to address each patient in different way!!
I am 22 and hair is falling at 40 strands per day from the last year. How could it be stopped?
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Am I losing hair
Hair falling out
you didn't mention your sex, but hair loss is normal for most of us. If you are thinning noticeably, I would get some hormone testing and, if a male, get on Propecia. This is NOT for women however as female hair loss is mor related to stress and hormone changes.
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40 strands per day
22 with hair thinning
The most likely cause is androgenetic (male pattern baldness), but you need to have an evaluation with a physician to determine the type of hair loss. Start with your primary doctor and have an evaluation to assure you are generally healthy and have no medical problems contributing to the hair loss, then see someone who focuses on hair loss to determine the type of hair loss and possible treatments.
Best to you,
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