How many hair strings is it normal to lose during the day?

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How many hairs are normally lost per day?

It's normal to lose between 60 to 80 hairs per day. Rarely, 100 hairs might be considered normal for some people. 

It's important to keep in mind that loss of 100 hairs could still be abnormal, even though it's within the range of what is considered normal. Suppose an individual confidently knows that 62 hairs per day is their normal and now goes up to 88 hairs per day for many weeks in a row. Is this normal? Absolutely not. This individual is shedding more! It's important to understand what each person's normal shedding is and work based on this information. 

Normal Average hair loss

It is quite typical to lose somewhere between 60-100 hairs per day. If you start to notice clumps of hair loss or areas that are thinning it is than necessary to seek professional advice on whether or not it is normal, reversible or treatable.

Cory Torgerson, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
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What is normal amount of hair loss per day?

it is normal to lose between 80-100 strands of hair per day on Average. If you feel you are losing more, you can see a specialist to for evaluations and treatment options.

Michael Meshkin, MD
Newport Beach Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Hair strings

150- 200 hair strings is normal to lose in a day time ..it may increase up to 250-700 in Telogen efflivium  conditions 

Ilhan Serdaroglu, MD
Turkey Plastic Surgeon
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Hair Loss Treatment Basics--Hair Loss Treatmens with Progesterone and PRP

It's not only about hairs lost, bu also about regrowth. I suggest seeing a hair loss expert to evaluate and go over your condition and provide you information about your best treatment options. There are great non-invasive options like PRP/progesterone and/or hair transplantation if needed. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Daily hair loss

The average person has between 80,000-100,000 hairs and they lose about 100 hair per day and regrow about the same number

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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