Do I have Alopecia? My scalp itches and I lose hair. Why? (photo)

Doctor Answers 4

Examination Needed

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Hi lailaxxyy, Thank you for your question. As the others have suggested, you really need to be evaluated to get an accurate diagnosis. However, with itching this typically means there is inflammation. This could be from a number of different causes including an infection of the scalp and/or hair follicles. If there is a medical cause, and it is treated, hair will likely regrow, but you require a physical exam and potentially a biopsy to determine the cause. Good luck!

Worcester Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Alopecia - hair loss

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With this pattern of hair loss, you require an up close examination by a physician. There are likely a few factors that are contributory.

Jeff Donovan, MD, PhD
Vancouver Dermatologist

Am I balding

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You need to see a good doctor and get both a HAIRCHECK instrument test and miniaturizatio studies to determine if you are losing significant amounts of hair

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Not alopecia androgenica

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it does not look like alopecia androgenica, but could be stress or some fungus on it.


Virgilio De Bono, MD

Virgilio De Bono, MD
Italy Physician

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