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Hair Problems

Did You Know?

There are 300,000 hairs on the human scalp.

Hair on the scalp grows approximately a half inch each month.

The shape of the hair follicle determines whether a person has straight or curly hair.

On average, healthy hair loss per day is between 100 and 150 hairs.

Many forms of hair problems require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Dermatology Online Resources page in this website for an Internet address that may contain additional information on that topic.

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