Male Pattern Baldness

Certain Medications-Causes(Male Pattern Baldness)

Less common causes of hair loss without inflammation or scarring include the pulling out of hair, certain medications including HIV/AIDShypothyroidism, and malnutrition including iron deficiency. Causes of hair loss that occurs with scarring or inflammation include fungal infectionlupus erythematosusradiation therapy, and sarcoidosis. Diagnosis of hair loss is partly based on the areas affected.



Hair loss is a common problem. Pattern hair loss by age 50 affects about half of males and a quarter of females. Anxiety/stress and hair loss have a complex relationship, and it's probably not what you think.