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Forum Name: Obstetrics
Question: Hair loss in pregnancy
|mrsmaylemann - Fri Dec 16, 2005 11:08 am|
My hair is falling out all of a sudden at an alarming rate. I know it is common to have it fall out AFTER you give birth but what about while you are still pregnant? I am 13 weeks and this is my third pregnancy. In my first 2 pregnancies I had thick, full hair and it fell out and went back to normal months later. Now my hair is dull, limp and falling out. What is to blaim for this?
|Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:38 am|
Hair loss during pregnancy is less common than after pregnancy and may indicate a possible vitamin/mineral deficiency, endocrine dysfunction, etc. I would strongly suggest that you inform your physician of this so that the causative factor can be identified.
Theresa Jones, RN
|mrsmaylemann - Mon Dec 19, 2005 12:03 pm|
I am going back to the doc tomorrow and I will be sure to let him know. Thanks for the fast responce.
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