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Overview

Right after androgen alopecia, telogen effluvium is considered the second most common type of hair loss that can occur when a change happens in the number of hair follicles in our scalp. This type of hair loss is considered as non-lethal and temporary, is known to occur seasonally due to a variety of problems that the body might face. With the right treatment from a dermatologist, such a problem can easily be reversed.

Telogen Effluvium Symptoms

Telogen effluvium symptoms as seen to occur mostly in women handmade required the expert services of a dermatologist. Following are the few traits that are experienced by a patient:

  • Temporary hair loss
  • Thinning of hair
  • Increased hair shedding
  • Disturbance in hair growth cycle
  • Spot balding in the scalp

Causes of Telogen Effluvium

Telogen effluvium causes can vary widely from person to person. Many reasons can cause such a problem, and some of the following are stated below:

  • Physical trauma
  • Exposure to toxins
  • Sudden blood loss due to accidents
  • Surgery
  • Change in hormone levels
  • Depression
  • Poor diet
  • Menopause
  • Use of certain medication drugs

Telogen Effluvium and Pregnancy

Though not all pregnancy triggers a phase of telogen effluvium, it is still a probable cause in some cases. Due to the hormonal changes and stress related to pregnancy, it causes a temporary loss of hair and excessive shedding. However, the condition is temporary, and hair growth is restored after childbirth.

Diagnosing Telogen Effluvium

A proper diagnosis by a telogen effluvium specialist usually involves the examination of hairs that have fallen out. The Dermatologist may perform procedures like a hair pull test, a wash test, a blood test and many more to determine the depth of the problem.

Telogen Effluvium Treatment

Telogen effluvium treatment may involve the doctor to determine the probable cause that triggers the hair loss. Based on the findings, the dermatologist may recommend and advice on nutritional diet, hormone replacement therapy and other forms of treatment.

You can now easily seek out telogen effluvium doctors near you with the help of our website that catalogs and lists such specialists for your convenience.

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Dr. Girish Panth

Dr. Girish Panth

MD- Dermatology

Dermatologist

33+ years exp

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Dr. Nagaraja

Dr. Nagaraja

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

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27+ years exp

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Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

MD - Dermatology

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25+ years exp

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Dr. D. Indira

Dr. D. Indira

MD, DVL - Dermatology (PGIMER, Chandigarh)

Dermatologist

25+ years exp

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Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

MRCGP (UK), M.B.B.S, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine

Dermatologist

24+ years exp

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Dr. Sharath Gurrala

Dr. Sharath Gurrala

MS Gen.Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCS (Ireland), MRCGP, DFFP, MCh Plastic Surge...

Dermatologist

21+ years exp

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