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People Experiencing Hair Loss Related to COVID-19 Pandemic


More people are experiencing hair loss related to the pandemic.

A dermatologist tells us that before the coronavirus crisis, she was seeing one or two patients per day for shedding. Now, they account for about 10 patients a day, which is half her daily caseload.

The patients can be broken into three categories.

Some people are seeing a sudden onset of hair loss. Others have a known disease, like psoriasis or alopecia, and are now seeing flare-ups. Both of those are attributed to added stress.

Then, there's the patients who have had COVID-19 and are seeing shedding ...