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Hair Loss in Women
Other skin problems that can lead to scarring hair loss include:
- Fungus infections; ringworm, also called tinea capitis, is the most common infection to cause this
- Skin disorders, such as seborrhea or psoriasis
- Connective tissue diseases, such as lupus
Scarring hair loss often responds to the right medical treatment. For example, an anti-fungal medication can cure ringworm and allow hair to grow back normally.
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