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Hair Loss in Women

Hair loss that follows pregnancy, a medical illness, or another type of stress is quite common. It is usually due to a condition called telogen effluvium.

Within the past 6 months have you had or experienced any of the following?

- Been pregnant

- Gone through menopause

- Had a serious medical illness or major surgery

- Lost a large amount of weight

- Some other serious form of stress

Yes, I've had one of these conditions.

No, I haven't.

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