I believe I have CTE. Should I be hopeful that my shed has been fluctuating greatly over the last 4 months?
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Chronic Telogen Effrluvium
CTE always shows healthy follicles, no inflammation and regrowing hair - but it can go on for years despite this. I'm a big believe in differentiating between multiple back to back cycles of acute telogen effluvium ("TE") vs true CTE. Genetic hair loss often goes misdiagnosed in women and presents with shedding. Family history does not matter much in women, at least not nearly to the same degree as in men.